Zapwater Communications wins three HSMAI Adrian awards

by | Feb 24, 2021

NEW YORK (February 22, 2021) – Zapwater Communications is excited to announce it has won three 2020 HSMAI Adrian Awards, the premier awards competition in travel marketing.  Zapwater’s work was singled out as exceptional by judges from hospitality, travel and tourism industries.

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards are given to the best-in-practice hospitality and travel marketing, advertising and public relations campaigns. The Adrian Awards began in 1957 and consider entries from every segment of the travel and hospitality marketing industry, including hotels, airlines, cruise lines, car rental companies, destinations and credit card companies, among others.

The focus of the 2020 HSMAI Adrian Awards was on Best Practices, Innovation and Community and Zapwater’s work was among the best practices and innovations that will empower recovery. Winners were selected from a field of more than 600 entries by senior industry and media experts.

Zapwater Communications won the following awards:


  • The Forge: Lemont Quarries Takes Adventures to New Heights (The Forge: Lemont Quarries)
  • Buy Happiness – Rent a Finn (Visit Finland)


  • Booked With Bluefish (Bluefish Vacation Rentals)

“2020 was a difficult year for the travel industry,” says David Zapata, CEO and Founder of Zapwater. “We are proud that our work is contributing to the rebound of the industry, and we are thankful to have collaborated with our clients on these fantastic campaigns.”

The awards will be presented at HSMAI’s Virtual Adrian Awards on March 23, 2021. For more information about the HSMAI Adrian Awards, please visit www.adrianawards.hsmai.org.

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