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      Big Wins in the Big Apple


      It’s easy to enjoy the “City That Never Sleeps,” but it doesn’t get better than being able to bring four more HSMAI Adrian Awards back home! We are proud to win these prestigious awards for our clients!

      The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) honored Paradise Advertising & Marketing with four Adrian Awards for advertising and digital marketing excellence in the 63rd annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious global travel marketing competition. The agency, which will celebrate its 18th anniversary in April, took home awards for creative campaign design, strategy, execution and marketing performance results across every medium.

       “The feeling of having hard work recognized by industry peers is unmatched,” said Barbara Karasek, CEO and Co-owner of Paradise. “These awards show that our clients benefit from the result of our collaborative, effective, and innovative solutions.”

      Below is the list of awards won by Paradise for its clients:

      Gold Adrian Award

      “Come SEA For Yourself” Complete Campaign (Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium)

      “Love Paradise” Winter Digital Marketing Campaign (Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB)

      Silver Adrian Awards

      “Sean and Catherine Lowe” Influencer Marketing Campaign(Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB

      Bronze Adrian Award

      “Love Paradise” Leisure Brand Video (Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB)


      “The Adrian Awards honor innovative travel marketing campaigns that lead the future of hospitality marketing, setting the standard for creativity and flawless execution,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHBA, president and CEO of HSMAI. “HSMAI is proud to recognize these award winners and celebrate their remarkable campaigns and the people behind them at the Adrian Awards Gala.”

      Paradise was honored during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala on January 21, 2020 at the New York Marriott Marquis. With nearly 1,000 hospitality, travel, and tourism marketing executives in attendance, this elegant affair is a yearly industry event. The Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala, recognized as a Top 100 Event in New York City by BizBash, will celebrate award-winning work and the people behind it, lifetime achievement, and the HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization.

      Winning entries will be viewable in the winners’ gallery on the Adrian Awards website. Visit www.AdrianAwards.com for more information on the event and competition and to view the Adrian Awards Winners’ Gallery.

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