Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 honours Gap Adventures with prestigious award for online excellence

Melbourne— has been recognized as the United Kingdom’s best tour operator website by the respected online trade publication

The prestigious award, presented to Gap Adventures at the 2010 Travelmole Web Awards in London last week, acknowledges Gap Adventures’ strong overall online user experience and innovative design.

“This award reflects our efforts to re-imagine as a cutting edge e-commerce website dedicated to providing a superior online experience to our passionate adventure travellers,” said Dan Christian, Gap Adventures’ Director, Marketing & eCommerce.

“We’re extremely proud of the fact that, as a global company, we continue to lead with service in the online space by providing a very unique, localized experience.”

Re-launched in July, 2009, the reinvigorated is designed to educate travellers about the unforgettable aspects of Gap Adventures’ sustainable, authentic trips, as well as the tour operator’s vibrant culture.

The Travelmole Web Awards recognize excellence in online experiences across the industry and in a variety of categories including top airline, mobile technology, responsible tourism and hotel resort websites. This year’s competition featured a record number of website nominations. Gap Adventures was the lone tour operator acknowledged at the awards.

"We just couldn't believe the sheer numbers of nominations in each category,” TravelMole managing director Graham McKenzie said of this year’s strong competitive field. “It just goes to show that this award ceremony is reflecting a growing sector of the travel industry that is just going from strength to strength."

For more information and to view the award-winning website, visit

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Gap Adventures

Gap Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 100,000 global travellers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, Gap Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit and
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