Interactive Avenues named Official Honoree at Webbys

By , agencyfaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | May 13, 2008
The agency has been honoured for the interactive website it created for Sri Lankan Airlines


media agency Interactive Avenues has been recognised as an Official Honoree at the 12th Annual Webbys, the creative awards for Internet advertising. The agency was chosen for, the website it created for Sri Lankan Airlines.

The winning website
The interactive website gives visitors an option of three cities to travel to in India - Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. On answering a few questions about food and shopping habits, they are presented with a map of both the departure and destination cities. The maps show eating places, shopping outlets and tourist destinations, and highlight accommodation ranging from budget to luxury.

"We are thrilled to receive the award. Interactive Avenues has always believed in the quality and exclusivity of the content we create. The awards have come as a result of the fact that all of us at Interactive Avenues have been working consistently to raise the bar," Amardeep Singh, vice-president, Interactive Avenues, said in a statement.

This year, the Webbys received about 10,000 entries from more than 60 countries, and all the states in the US. About 15 per cent of these entries have been named Official Honorees.

The Webby Awards are called the Oscars of the Internet and recognise creative excellence in websites, Internet advertising, online film and video and mobile websites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences.

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