2009 - The Rental Owners Website Award 2009 hosted by Holiday Velvet

June 04, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Thousands of vacation rental owners now showcase their holiday property online and Holiday Velvet, the UK based Holiday rentals company, who continues to expand and act as one of the leading rentals companies in Europe and worldwide, has launched the ROWA award to reward the hard work that has been put in creating private rental owners' websites. This is the first annual Website Award for holiday rental owners worldwide and the only one of its kind.

Vanessa de Souza Lage, one of the joint founders of Holiday Velvet and who heads the Marketing division, feels that the introduction of the Holiday Velvet Website Awards will "…help to reward the online marketing efforts of private holiday rental owners" Vanessa reports that "…there are many excellent sites from holiday rentals owners and Holiday Velvet are excited at the idea of being able to reward excellence within the industry. We hope this will go someway in pushing the standards of our sector."

The 2009 Awards are broken down in 4 categories with awards to be given for:
- Best Homepage

- Best Written Content

- Best Photos

- Best Videos

Any holiday or vacation rental site owner can submit their website and there is no need to be an advertiser on Holiday Velvet, the worldwide holiday rental portal. All participating websites are released publicly so that everyone can vote. The winner of the "People's Choice Award" will get the same prizes as the other winners.

To vote for your favourite Rental Owner's Website please click here:

The ROWA organisers are presently forming the Jury panel: they are looking for reputed professionals in travel writing, photography, television and web-design industries. They are also approaching partners who will be willing to offer prizes to the winners. (all partner and press enquiries can be directed to Vanessa de Souza Lage at vanessa@holiday-velvet.com).

**If you own or know someone's who has a vacation rental website advertising no more than ten properties and written in English you can compete FREE here:**