Voting and Awards

Summit Awards

The panel of Dragons – senior executives from across the industry – critically assess each demonstrator on:

  • Level of technical innovation
  • Business value of the innovation
  • Potential effect on the marketplace

The Dragons also provide commentary, kudos and critiques throughout the Phocuswright Innovation Series.

  • Award for Travel Innovation – Startup Category: winner and runner-up
  • Award for Travel Innovation – Emerging Category: winner and runner-up
  • Award for Travel Innovation – People's Choice: winner and runner-up
  • Brand USA Marketing Innovation Award: winner represents the best innovation related to tourism marketing – Learn More
  • The General Catalyst Award for Travel Innovation: winner receives a $100,000 convertible bridge loan – Learn More
  • OAG Award for AI Innovation: winner delivers the most innovative customer-centric solution using AI technology – Learn More

Launch Award

  • Award for Travel Innovation – People's Choice: winner and runner-up

Phocuswright Innovation Platform

Early-stage, emerging and established companies compete in each category for one of travel's most coveted awards.

•   Summit
•   Launch

Explore the Innovation Platform.

View the 2017 Award Winners
2015 Phocuswright Conference Innovation Winners