Breakfast and bubbly at the historical Weltmuseum Wien: Vienna hosts its first ever Remarkable Venue Awards.

Vienna has been added to the roster of Tiqets’ globetrotting Remarkable Venue Awards in 2019. Tiqets’ decision to host the awards in Austria’s glamorous capital follows the strong growth the city has exhibited in the past few years. To kick the morning off, guests were invited to attend a champagne breakfast at the historical Weltmuseum Wien, Austria’s largest ethnographic museum and one of this year's winners.

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Following the breakfast, Tiqets’ Regional Manager for Central and Eastern Europe, Norbert Racz guided guests into the auditorium where the first presentation of the morning took place. Jamie Kiyoshi, the CEO and founder of the Italian company, Guideman Group. Kiyoshi shed light on the importance of sustainable tourism and how their application of lean thinking in tourism management contributed to their success as a group.

 

Tiqets’ head of Venue Product, Patrick Toolan, then shared Tiqets’ achievements in Vienna over the past year and the company’s plans for its future product vision. To conclude the morning’s events, Tiqets’ Chief Supply Officer, Maarten Raaijmakers, gave out this year's awards and congratulated the winners on their achievement.

“Tiqets loves working together with our partners in Vienna, and we’re excited to develop tourism in this beautiful city even further. That's why we selected Vienna to be part of the annual awards because we want to help visitors discover the fascinating history and the gorgeous cultural treasures this city has to offer. The venues we work with showcase this perfectly and we are proud to be a partner in that effort”.

Maarten Raaijmakers, Tiqets Chief Supply Officer

Full list of the 2019 Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards winners (Vienna):

Best Museum: Albertina Museum

Best Family Attraction: Spanish Riding School

Best Attraction: Belvedere Palace

Most Remarkable Venue: Weltmuseum

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Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards

The Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards were established to recognize and celebrate the best attractions and experiences in the most visited cities around the world. The first Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards was hosted in Paris in 2017, with winners including the Musée d'Orsay and Fondation Louis Vuitton.

About Tiqets

Tiqets is a leading marketing and ticketing platform for museums and attractions, which aims to make culture more accessible to everyone.

 

The Tiqets app and website feature the best museums and attractions from all over the world. Tiqets makes the ticketing process as simple as possible, enabling users to purchase and use tickets with their smartphone. No printing, street vendors, tourist shops, or guides – everything you need is in the palm of your hand!  

 

Founded in 2014, Tiqets employs over 150 people, with offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Rome, Vienna, New York, & Bangkok.

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About Tiqets

Tiqets makes remarkable experiences instantly accessible by simplifying the ticketing process – for venues and customers. Our innovative platform enables visitors to instantly find, book and use tickets for museums, attractions and landmarks. No more printers, touts or guide books – everything you need in the palm of your hand! Venues can make use of our experience to better understand and meet their visitors’ needs. Since its foundation in 2014, Tiqets has forged successful partnerships with attractions and museums in major tourist destinations around the world. The company now employs more than 150 people in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Rome, Vienna, New York and Bangkok.

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