Wizarding World of Harry Potter site Wins Webby Award
June 14, 2011, 5:20 am
The website for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Orlando has taken home two top Internet honors. The first being the Webby Award while the scond is People’s Voice Award for “best tourism website.” The Potter site is located at www. universalorlando.com/harrypotter. Some of the perks of the site are its exposure to many of the attractions found at the Wizarding World via a fly-through tour of Hogwarts castle and Hogsmeade village. It also features an augmented-reality map and a virtual Owl Post, where e-cards are sent. The Webby is always selected by the members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. This Academy includes more than 750 Web experts, business professionals and creative celebrities. The People’s Voice Award is determined by the current online community.