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Entries are now open for 2021 edition of the Skift IDEA Awards, the travel industry’s annual recognition of excellence in design, creativity, and innovation. Apply by the June 28 early deadline for the best entry rate.

Now in its third year, Skift IDEA Awards has become the industry’s most coveted achievement to honor inspiring, purpose-driven work from brands, agencies, and technology companies defining the future of travel.

From physical and digital experiences, to creative marketing and transformative leadership, IDEA Award winners are a true beacon for where the industry is heading.

Entries are now open for the 2021 awards program.

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All entries will be seen by Skift’s editors and expert selection committee – which includes renowned design and business leaders from some of the world’s most innovative companies.

Once chosen, finalists will be highlighted on this fall, with winners celebrated at Skift’s Design The Future event in December.

Winners will also receive a personalized branding kit to promote their achievements through their own channels, to customers, and the press.


Early Deadline: June 28 – $449 per entry
Regular Deadline: July 26 – $549 per entry
Final Deadline: August 27 – $599 per entry
Results will be announced in the fall.


  • Aviation
  • Business Travel
  • Brand Creativity
  • Destinations
  • Loyalty
  • Meetings & Events
  • Pandemic Response
  • Social Impact
  • Spaces & Places
  • Sustainability
  • Tech Innovation
  • User Experience
  • Visual Communication
  • Wellness
  • Work

See the full category descriptions, entry criteria, and deadline information here:

Enter Now: Early Bird Rates until June 28


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