Tsogo Sun’s website has been awarded top honours at the ‘Oscars’ of the global hospitality industry, the prestigious HSMAI (Hospitality, Sales and Marketing Association International) Adrian Awards.
The Tsogo Sun website won gold in the Digital Marketing – Design and Development category. The award recognizes website design, and smartCMS website technology platform to manage over 100 hotels and resorts, 14 casinos, 35 restaurants, and a convention centre.
The winners were selected from a field of about 1 200 entries by senior industry and media experts and the award was presented to Tsogo Sun and the website developer, HeBS Digital, at a gala ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel on 21 February 2017.
The HSMAI Adrian Awards competition, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2016 and has long been the leading international hospitality industry awards event, covers all segments of the industry, including hotels, airlines, cruise lines, car rental companies, destinations, credit card companies, and more.
This prestigious award for Tsogo Sun follows four global wins that the group’s website achieved in 2016, which include Best-in-Class in the Interactive Media Awards, Gold Travel Weekly Magellan Award and the Webawards 2016 Best Hotel and Lodging Site.
The tsogosun.com website, developed by New York-based hospitality website development company HeBS Digital, was launched on 16 December 2015 as a single domain incorporating a total of 144 desktop and tablet websites and 144 mobile sites including one corporate website, 100 hotel sites, 14 casinos, Sandton Convention Centre, as well as select restaurant and bar properties.
Tsogo Sun’s portfolio includes over 100 hotels and 14 casino and entertainment destinations throughout South Africa, Africa, the Seychelles and Abu Dhabi