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Remarkable Venue Awards

The annual tourism awards celebrating the best museums and attractions around the world

Museums and attractions have had to be more creative than ever to provide exceptional experiences to customers. That’s why our annual tourism awards series, the Remarkable Venue Awards, is shining a spotlight on museums and attractions that are moving the industry forward – and your venue could be one of them!

Watch the awards ceremony!

This year’s global awards ceremony was attended by museums and attractions the world over both online and in-person! Presented in partnership with Tourism Innovation Summit (TIS), the awards took place during the 2021 TIS in Seville on Wednesday, November 10th. Highlights included author and travel innovator Aziz Abu Sarah's keynote address, and, of course, the announcement of the 2021 Remarkable Venue Award winners.

Presented in partnership with Tourism Innovation Summit

Discover the award categories

The 2021 Remarkable Venue Awards celebrates seven categories of awards in six countries: UK & Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United States.

The selection of the winning venues in the Best Attraction, Best Museum, Best Onsite Experiences, Most Remarkable Venue, and Best Landmark categories will be based on 850,000+ customer reviews of venues on Tiqets.com and are will include venues in six markets including UK & Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United States.

The two application-based tourism award categories: Best Hidden Gem and Most Innovative Venue will be judged by a panel of industry experts and any museum or attraction working with Tiqets or not were encouraged to apply. Applications for these awards closed on 30 September, 2021 17:00 CET

Most Remarkable

Venue

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Our Remarkable Venue Award is presented to the venue that is the most popular and top-rated with visitors. The selection for this award is based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com.

Best

Museum

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The Best Museum award recognises the best museums and art galleries featured on Tiqets.com. The selection for this award is based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com.

Best

Attraction

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This award honors the best attractions, from theme parks and zoos to guided visits. It recognises venues that stand out for their appeal to all types of visitors. The selection for this award is based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com

Best Onsite

Experience

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This category is focused on recognising the venue that offers the best onsite experience. The selection for this award is based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com of the onsite experience, including staff interaction and information available at the venue.

Best

Landmark

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This category recognises venues such as cathedrals, churches (or any place of worship), castles, palaces, historical or iconic landmarks and observation decks. The selection for this award is based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com.

Application-based awards

The winners of our application-based awards were chosen by a panel of industry experts in each region and they were also be evaluated by our global judging partner, Douglas Quinby from Arival. To be eligible to participate venues must be based in France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, UK & Ireland or the USA. 

Applications for these awards closed on September 30, 2021 17:00. Netherlands (GMT+1). The winners will be announced during the live awards ceremony taking place on Wednesday, November 10th at the Tourism Innovation Summit in Seville.

Most Innovative Venue

Innovation is about finding ways to be creative and unique that are also modern and up to date. This award is about spotlighting museums and attractions that found new and original ways to appeal to customers. This could include sustainable initiatives, creative marketing strategies, new technology implemented etc.

Best Hidden Gem

A hidden gem refers to something which is outstanding, unique or special. This award category is focused on highlighting lesser-known and more niche attractions to travellers the world over.

The selection for the five other awards are based on customer reviews on Tiqets.com. These awards do not require an application.

Tell us which of these award-winning museums & attractions you think should be crowned the Global Winner!

Let’s end 2021 bigger and better than ever! Join us for the Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards.