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2007 Webby Award

Wikitravel was selected by the judges for the 2007 Webby Awards as the Best Travel Website. [1]

Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.

2004 Prix Ars Electronica honorary mention

Wikitravel received an honorary mention in the 2004 Prix Ars Electronica (Electronic Arts Prize) in the inaugural round of their Digital Communities prize. [2]

The Prix Ars Electronica is produced by the Ars Electronica Center in cooperation with the ORF—Austrian Broadcasting Company’s Upper Austria Regional Studio, the Brucknerhaus Linz and the O.K Center for Contemporary Art. Ever since its inception in 1987, the competition’s focus has been on state-ofthe-art creativity in the key fields of digital media. With the inauguration of the Digital Communities category in 2004, the Prix Ars Electronica has devoted increasing attention to the impact art and technology are having on social developments.