Oceanário de Lisboa, Neuschwanstein Castle, and FC Porto Museum Among Global Winners of Tiqets’ Remarkable Venue Awards
Amsterdam, 3 November 2022 – Last night, Tiqets announced the 7 Global Winners for the 6th annual Remarkable Venue Awards, which celebrates the best museums and attractions in nine countries around the world. The winners are: Livraria Lello (Most Innovative Venue), Hidden London Underground Tour, the London Transport Museum (Best Hidden Gem), Cova de s'Aigua (Best Onsite Experience), Schloss Neuschwanstein (Best Landmark), Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí (Best Museum), Museu FC Porto (Best Attraction) and Oceanário de Lisboa (Most Remarkable Venue).
The winners were chosen based on more than 9,000 consumer votes cast between 27 September and 19 October. More than 60 Regional Remarkable Venue Award Winners, chosen based on visitor reviews on Tiqets.com and a panel of tourism experts, competed to take home the title of Global Winner in their category.
From Germany’s magical Neuschwanstein Castle to Portugal’s mesmerizing Oceanario de Lisboa, this year’s Global Winners were voted best in their category by thousands of travel and culture lovers from around the world. The Iberian peninsula was especially popular among consumers this year, with Spain and Portugal taking home 5 of 7 awards based on consumer votes.
This award fills us with a great sense of gratitude, to the visitors who have valued our mission and the unique experience lived, and to our team for the daily commitment to caring for our animals, in the warm welcoming, and for the contribution to ocean conservation.João Falcato, CEO at Oceanario de Lisboa
The awards ceremony where the winners were announced also included a keynote address by Kellee Edwards, a travel expert who hosts her own travel show and a podcast with Travel + Leisure. During her speech, “Get Lost Through Travel”, Edwards, who’s been named one of the most powerful women in Travel by Conde Nast, focused on how museums and attractions can evoke a sense of adventure in their experiences.
Since our establishment in 2015, Tiqets' mission has been to make culture more accessible. With feedback from millions of customers worldwide we truly contribute to lower the barriers and increase the quality of experiences around the world. It’s especially gratifying to put the venues that have won the votes of the consumers from all over the world on this podium.Luuc Elzinga, Tiqets Co-founder and President
The full list of regional winners, and more information about the Remarkable Venue Awards, can be found here.
The Remarkable Venue Awards celebrates seven categories of awards in nine countries worldwide. Since 2017, the awards have recognised museums and attractions in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. For the first time this year, the awards program also included Germany, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates.
The Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards were established to recognise and celebrate the best attractions and museums in the most-visited countries around the world. The first Remarkable Venue Awards ceremony was hosted in Paris and this year's event was hosted at the Tourism Innovation Summit in Seville on November 2nd, 2022.
The 2022 regional awards, announced in September 2022, honored winners in seven award categories and 9 markets: the UK, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the UAE, and the US. The regional winners of the Best Museum, Best Attraction, Best Landmark, Best Onsite Experience and Most Remarkable Venue Award were selected based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com. The application-based awards, Best Hidden Gem and Most Innovative Venue, were selected by a panel of industry experts. All regional award winners were then automatically entered into the voting-based competition to win the title of Global Winner in their category.
Tiqets, an online booking platform for museums, attractions and experiences, is on a mission to make culture more accessible. Since 2014, the company has helped millions of people travel with confidence by offering flexible, mobile booking to more than 7,000 of the best experiences worldwide. Tiqets’ award-winning technology connects travelers to activities in 1,300 cities across the globe. Available in 14 languages and 62 countries, Tiqets makes discovering and exploring new places fast, easy and fun.
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