Travel Weekly wins six awards

Travel Weekly editor in chief Arnie Weissmann and managing editor Rebecca Tobin at the 2018 Folio Awards.
Travel Weekly editor in chief Arnie Weissmann and managing editor Rebecca Tobin at the 2018 Folio Awards.

NEW YORK -- Travel Weekly on Tuesday was the recipient of five Eddie awards and one Ozzie award, which are presented for excellence in journalism and design by Folio, a media company that covers the publishing industry. 

Travel Weekly won Eddies in four business-to-business travel/transportation categories. It was awarded best full issue for its issue of Oct. 23, 2017, and was given the supplemental, annual or one-shot award for the Travel Industry Survey, a special pullout section in the same issue. 

Arnie Weissmann, Travel Weekly's editor in chief, won the column/blog award for his weekly "From the Window Seat" column, and TravelWeekly.com took home the Eddie for website. 

Travel Weekly also received the award for B-to-B social media or online community for its monthly #TWchats on Twitter. 

The Ozzie, which recognizes achievement in design, was awarded for "Taboo Travel" in the B-to-B photography category.  

Travel Weekly was also a finalist in other business-to-business categories: editorial use of data, for the Travel Industry Survey; single article, travel, for both "Floating Architecture" by Tom Stieghorst and "Targeting Generation Z" by Jamie Biesiada; video for "Biometrics Take Center Stage at WTTC"; and custom/content marketing for "The Truth about Mexico," sponsored by Apple Leisure Group. 

"Rwanda Rising" was a finalist in the Ozzie B-to-B photography category.

Sister publication TravelAge West was a finalist for its website, TravelAgeWest.com.

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