Gaudí's El Capricho, Zoomarine Algarve, and Tulip Experience Amsterdam Named Global Winners of Tiqets’ Remarkable Venue Awards
Amsterdam, 19 October 2023 – Last night, Tiqets announced the 7 Global Winners for the 7th annual Remarkable Venue Awards, which celebrates the best museums and attractions in eight countries around the world. The winners are Terra - Expo City Dubai (Most Innovative Venue), Tulip Experience Amsterdam, (Best Hidden Gem), Zoomarine Algarve (Best Family Experience), Gaudí's El Capricho (Best Landmark), Museu Nacional do Azulejo (Best Museum), Gondola Ride with Commentary (Best Activity), and Spiritus Lightshow at Igreja dos Clérigos (Most Remarkable Venue).
56 Regional Remarkable Venue Award Winners, selected based on over 1.6 million visitor reviews on Tiqets.com, including Windsor Castle, the Museum of Modern Art, and FC Porto Museum, competed for the global titles. With a significant increase in consumer votes this year, the global winners were determined by more than 50,000 votes cast between 18 September and 3 October.
Marc Mekki, a dynamic authority in the areas of innovation, digital transformation, and agile leadership, presented a keynote presentation at the awards event when the winners were unveiled. In his speech titled "Artificial Intelligence: The End of The Beginning," Mekki focused on exploring the ways in which artificial intelligence can be harnessed to enhance the visitor experiences anticipated in the near future.
This year's awards have seen a huge increase in consumer participation, highlighting the passion and enthusiasm of our global community and we are thrilled to have such high-profile winners from various destinations. It's truly remarkable to see the strong connections between them and their audiences as well as the increased consumer engagement, a testament to the incredible experiences we showcase. We are excited to continue celebrating these outstanding destinations with our global community.Laurens Leurink, Tiqets CEO
The full list of winners, and more information about the Remarkable Venue Awards, can be found here.
The Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards were established to recognise and celebrate the best museums, attractions, and experiences in the most-visited countries around the world. The first Remarkable Venue Awards ceremony was hosted in Paris in 2017, and since then, the awards have recognised museums and attractions in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, Portugal, and the United Arab Emirates. This year's event was hosted at the Tourism Innovation Summit in Seville on October 18, 2023.
The selection of the winning venues in the Best Museum, Best Family Experience, Most Remarkable Venue, Best Activity, and Best Landmark categories is based on 1.6M+ customer reviews of venues and experiences on Tiqets.com. The Best Hidden Gem and Most Innovative Venue categories were assessed by a panel of industry judges.
Tiqets is one of the world's leading online booking platforms for museums, attractions, and experiences available in 60+ countries, 1,000+ cities, and 17 languages. Since 2014, Tiqets is on a mission to help millions of travelers find more ways to culture and visit the best experiences at their destination.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Tiqets employs 200+ people worldwide, in cities such as London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Seattle, Las Vegas, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Bangkok. For more information visit Tiqets.com.
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