The inaugural Surface Travel Awards are now open for submissions. The competition aims to recognize and honor the world's best, most thoughtfully conceived projects and products, as well as the architects, designers, and other innovators who inspire, empower, and connect travelers.
"Great design has long been-and continues to be-a catalyst for our journeys to unfamiliar places," stated Nate Storey, Travel Editor of Surface Magazine. "The Surface Travel Awards will pay tribute to the creative minds who shape our world both visually and experientially."
The winners of the Surface Travel Awards will be formally announced and celebrated at a ceremony and cocktail party in New York this October, held in conjunction with the release of Surface magazine's second annual Travel Issue.
The award categories encompass Hospitality (hotel, resort, spa, cruise ship or yacht, retail space, restaurant, bar, pop-up space), Transportation (aviation, public transportation), Destination (city, park or public space, cultural institution), Product (luggage, travel product, or gadget), and Digital (Instagram account, travel website or app, branding and graphic design).
The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2017.
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