Remarkable Venue Awards

The annual tourism awards celebrating the

best museums and attractions around the world

Congratulations to the Regional and Global Winners of 2023!

The Regional and Global Winners of the seventh annual Remarkable Venue Awards have now been announced.

Find out which venues, attractions and experiences were crowned the best of the best in 2023.

Thank you to everyone who applied this year!

Review-based awards

The selection for the following awards were based on customer reviews on

Most Remarkable


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Our Remarkable Venue Award is presented to the venue that is the most popular and top-rated with visitors.



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The Best Museum award recognizes the best museums and art galleries featured on



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This category recognizes venues such as cathedrals, churches (or any place of worship), castles, palaces, historical or iconic landmarks, and observation decks.

Best Family


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This award honors the best family-friendly attractions that appeal to all types of visitor, such as theme parks and zoos.



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This category is

focused on recognizing stand-out activities, experiences, and attractions. From culinary experiences to sightseeing tours.

Application-based awards

Applications for the Best Hidden Gem and Most Innovative Venue awards are now closed.

Best Hidden Gem

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

to travelers worldwide.

Most Innovative Venue

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.

Apply for the Best Hidden Gem or Most Innovative Venue Award

Awards selection process

Application-based awards

The winners of the application-based awards will be chosen by a panel of expert of judges in their region, such as regional DMOs and tourism experts against a set of scoring criteria. Venues that score the highest across the criteria are shortlisted as nominees, with the top-scoring venue being awarded the winner. Tiqets does not have an influence on the scoring of these applications. To be eligible to participate your venue must be based in the UK, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United States, Portugal, and the United Arab Emirates.

Review-based awards

The selection of the five other awards are based on customer reviews on These awards do not require an application. The nominees are the museums and attractions that received the highest average customer review score in their country and category in the past 12 months.

Global winners & nominees

The regional awards honor winners in seven award categories in eight countries. All regional award winners are automatically entered into the voting-based competition to win the title of Global Winner in their category. A worldwide consumer voting round will decide the 7 Global Winners of the Remarkable Venue Awards. 

Tourism Innovation Summit

The TIS is a global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism sector. It brings together the decision-makers of the tourism industry to debate and draws the guidelines for the reactivation of the sector. Reactivation, recovering the trust of travelers, inclusive tourism, sustainability, and digitalization are becoming key drivers for a new era of travel. The summit will promote the transformation of the tourism sector and will share ideas, trends, strategies, and successful experiences through different vertical forums for each industry segment and agendas for each professional profile.

Apply for the Best Hidden Gem or Most Innovative Venue Award

Apply for the Best Hidden Gem or Most Innovative Venue Award