Travel Oregon received two Mercury Awards- Best Overall State Marketing Program and Best State Travel Website in the country as part of the National Council of State Tourism Directors (NCSTD) 2013 Mercury Awards held during the U.S. Travel Associations's annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO).
The Mercury Awards recognize excellence and creative accomplishment in tourism marketing and promotion along with inspiring development of exciting destination marketing and promotion programs, all on the state level.
"Earning these Mercury awards is a tribute to the remarkable teamwork, ingenuity and know-how of Travel Oregon’s staff and our partners," said Todd Davidson, CEO of Travel Oregon. "We are thrilled to receive this recognition from our tourism peers across the nation because the awards acknowledge both the innovative and creative elements of these endeavors along with the strong results they achieved."
The awards were judged by J. Walter Thompson (JWT), an internationally recognized marketing and communications firm.