Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2016

Now in their 5th successful year, EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards as part of EyeforTravel's Mobile & Innovation in Travel conference, March 14-15.

Innovative travel brands are realizing the importance of mobile to inspire, engage and convert customers. EyeforTravel's Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards seek to recognize such brands.

Previous winners and finalists of the awards include:

KLM, TripAdvisor, Marriott,, Best Western, IHG, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Worldmate, Silvercar, Hotwire, Checkmate, BookAssist and more!


Mobile Innovation in Travel AwardsThe Awards Categories for 2016 are:

  • Best Mobile Travel User Experience
  • Best Mobile Travel App
  • Best Mobile Travel Solution

When & Where?

EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation Awards will take place March 14th at Hotel Nikko, San Francisco as part of EyeforTravel’s Mobile & Innovation in Travel conference 2016.

After the initial nomination stage a voting stage will take place online in January and February 2016 during which the online travel industry will be invited to vote. The votes will be combined with the opinions of the expert panel of judges and decide the 3 lucky finalists per category presented at the awards final in San Francisco.

How Do I Enter?

  • The nomination period is now open. Nominations will close December 31st at midnight PST.
  • You can nominate your brand by completing the nomination form here


Why Enter ?

  • Gain recognition for the hard work and investment you have made in mobile. Over 20,000 industry executives will be invited to vote in the awards
  • Benchmark your brand against some of the best minds in mobile in travel including previous winners and finalists KLM,, TripAdvisor,, Checkmate, Silvercar, Worldmate and Marriott
  • Press in attendance has included USA Today, New York Times, Tnooz, Huffington Post, HotelNewsNow, EyeforTravel
  • Finalists will get the chance to address a 200+ strong audience of the best minds in mobile in travel
  • Entering the awards is easy and could result in some great exposure and/or investment for your brand!

The Voting Stage - Now Closed

  • Once nominated, those who make it to stage two will participate in a voting stage which will open on January 7th. The voting will help determine the 9 lucky finalists to be invited to present at the final in San Francisco, March 14th
  • The voting period will run until February 19th. Votes will be combined with the judges’ decision as to who goes through to the final
  • The 9 finalists will then be invited to present their case study at the conference in front of 200+ industry elite and select industry press
  • The panel of impartial judges then determined the ultimate winner per category.

Who Are the 2016 Finalists?

The 2016 finalists announced on Monday February 22nd are -

Best Mobile Travel User Experience

  • American Airlines 
  • Dohop
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Skyjet

Best Mobile Travel App

  • Dohop
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Hotelplanner

Best Mobile Travel Solution

  • Apteligent
  • FLIO
  • RoamingAround


Judging Criteria

Details of the Judging Criteria for each category can be found here

Who Are the Judges?

Susan Black, Principal, Susan Black Associates LLC
Glenn Gruber, Snr Mobile Strategist, Propelics
Tim Gunstone, MD, EyeforTravel Ltd.

Terms & Conditions

Details of the T & Cs can be found here - terms and conditions

Social Customer Service

  • Conversocial

Social Content

  • Stackla

Start-Up Village

  • Amadeus


  • Apteligent
  • criteo
  • Fluent
  • Google Analytics Premium
  • LeanPlum
  • NewsCred
  • PressReader
  • Switchfly
  • Syniverse
  • Syzygy


  • Adadyn

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Gavin Watson

Gavin Watson

Global Conference Director