Milestone: Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission website wins award

OlympicPeninsula.org, the official tourism destination website for the Olympic Peninsula — operated under the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission — recently won a Communicator Award of Distinction, in the category Websites- travel/tourism.

JayRay of Tacoma is the branding, advertising and strategic communications agency that helped develop the website, which went live September 2018.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing ideas in marketing and communications and receives more than 6,000 entries a year. The Award of Distinction is awarded to projects that exceed industry standards in quality and achievement.

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts.

The Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission is a collaborative marketing partnership funded by lodging tax contributions of nine cities/regions in Clallam, Jefferson, Mason, and Grays Harbor County, including the cities of Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks, Clallam County (represented by Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau), the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for Port Townsend and Jefferson County Tourism Coordinating Council, Mason County and the Lake Quinault Innkeepers Association.

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