Top Tourism Site Award

The Top Tourism Site Award is awarded to leading New Zealand travel sites that enhance New Zealand as a travel destination. Each site must comply to criteria set by New Zealand Tourism Guide.

Use this Web site to view previous winners, find out more about the award or submit a site.

Recent Winners

These are our recent award winners, or you can view all past winners.

21-07-2014 - Stray Travel

Offering flexible bus services for adventurous travellers along the length of the country is the New Zealand owned Stray Travel. They're now showcasing one of the best responsive website layouts that we've seen for some time. The site features four layouts that make the site a breeze to use across multiple devices, it also features a clear layout as well as some amazing content!


7-07-2014 - Cobblestone Court Motel

Located in the Otumoetai area in Tauranga and near restaurants, shops, and the inner harbour beach, is Cobblestone Court Motel. Featuring a responsive website which adjusts for the for the device it's being viewed on, it's very user-friendly and features clear navigation, and a slideshow of images on the homepage to make for an appealing look as well.


30-06-2014 - Nomad Safaris

Providing some of the best small and personal 4WD & LOTR tours in and around Queenstown is Nomad Safaris. Their website is nicely designed, well organised, and features a clean layout making it a breeze to use and navigate. Stunning imagery has also been used which highlights their fantastic touring options.


23-06-2014 - Escape to Picton

Escape to Picton is a beautiful award-winning boutique lodge/hotel and restuarant in Picton, Marlborough. A responsive Web site compliments the appeal of this lodge/hotel, and the pages reshape to the size of the device it's being viewed on without compromising a balanced layout of content and ease of use.


16-06-2014 - Adrift in Golden Bay

Located in the South Island's Golden Bay and featuring five self-contained Cottages and a Studio, is Adrift in Golden Bay, a luxurious small, family-run establishment. Their website is fully responsive which allows it to change shape for different devices. This is a 'must' in the modern website environment and has been perfectly executed here.


9-06-2014 - Boscabel Lodge

Located in Tauranga's premier rural residential enclave and set amongst a tranquil green space is Boscabel Lodge, a stunning luxurious accommodation option. Their Web site provides all the information you need; its design is a statement of their values--classic elegance and simplicity.


3-06-2014 - Montrose Manor & Cottage

Montrose Farm is home to the Miln family and the Montrose Manor & Cottage, a luxury farm holiday retreat located in the Waitomo region in Waikato. This is a nicely designed website with quality photography to complement the atmosphere of this luxury accommodation.


26-05-2014 - Choice Backpackers

Choice Backpackers is located in the CBD and is the second biggest backpackers in Auckland and boasts a range of incredible amenities. The website is top-class, easy to navigate, stacked with information, and also features a stunning responsive layout making it a breeze to visit on smart devices.


» View all the previous winners of the Top Tourism Site Award.