2017 in Review: HomeAway Wins Awards Around the World

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AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 31, 2017 — In 2017, HomeAway®, the world leader in vacation rentals, was recognized across the world for its accomplishments in travel, marketing and workplace culture, winning awards for everything from its outstanding summer internships to a campaign that let travelers sleep inside the Eiffel Tower for the first time in history.   

In addition to winning awards, the vacation rental company was cited as one of the world’s best travel sites for saving money and booking vacation homes by trusted publications such as Esquire and Kiplinger.

HomeAway’s top accolades of 2017:

Business Insider – HomeAway was recognized by Paysa as the #8 company that tech employees want to work for, beating out companies like Airbnb, Indeed, Lyft, Stripe and Zillow, as reported by Business Insider.

CNBC – HomeAway was recognized by WayUp as one of the top 50 companies with great summer internships, beating out companies such as Airbnb, Casper, Expedia, Lyft and Tesla, as reported by CNBC

European Excellence Awards – HomeAway won the gold medal in the travel and tourism category for its #HomeAwayArlanda campaign.

Marketing PR Awards – HomeAway won the gold medal for the best event-led PR campaign of 2017.

PR Week - HomeAway's #EiffelTowerAllYours campaign was recognized by PR Week as being the second best integrated campaign of 2016, topped only by REI's #OptOutside campaign. 

Recode - HomeAway was rated the second most attractive company to work for in Austin in a survey of 2,300 tech works by Hired.com, as reported by Recode. 

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards - HomeAway was recognized as one of the best vacation rental services in the hospitality industry, and the best of any company near its size.

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards - HomeAway's campaign celebrating Disney's "Beauty and the Beast®" was honored as the best hospitality marketing campaign of the year. 

Founded in 2005, HomeAway revolutionized the way families and groups of friends travel by offering an extensive selection of vacation rental homes in countries around the world. With more than two million unique places to stay, families can easily find the perfect rental for their next getaway on HomeAway.com. For more information about the awards listed above, please visit HomeAway’s media center.


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