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Trip Journal Nominated for Best Travel App in the 15th Annual Webby Awards

  (April 18, 2011)

Cluj Napoca, Romania (PRWEB) April 18, 2011

Trip Journal (http://www.trip-journal.com) is pleased to announce today that we have been nominated for Best Travel App in the 15th Annual Webby Awards joining the ranks with fellow nominees, Kayak Mobile, TripIt, Airbnb, and Conde Naste Traveller City Guides. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.

Trip Journal is an award-winning travel app and the ultimate mobile companion offering the best trip tracking, recording, documenting and sharing features currently available for iPhone, Android, Symbian, Bada and Facebook. Trip Journal allows you to document vacation experiences and share them with your friends and family.

With Google Earth integration, Trip Journal allows friends and family to easily see your traveling routes, waypoints for visited locations, full screen photos, videos, comments and blog entries. Trip stats such as distance, time and geography traveled are also documented in real-time, all viewable through Trip Journals exquisite Google Earth Export. Weve also integrated Trip Journal with your favorite social networks and content sharing portals, including Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube and Twitter, to bring you more interactivity than ever before.


"Nominees like Trip Journal are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of the Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 10,000 entries we received this year."

As a nominee, Trip Journal is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online by the global Web community. From now until April 28th, Trip Journal fans can cast their votes in The Webby People's Voice Awards at http://webby.aol.com/entries/66147.

Winners will be announced on May 3rd, 2011 and honored at a star-studded ceremony in New York City on June 13th where they will have an opportunity to deliver one of the Webby's famous five-word speeches with the world. Past Webby Award winners - and their speeches - include Al Gore ("Please don't recount this vote."), Stephen Colbert ("Me. Me. Me. Me. Me."), and Michel Gondry ("Keyboards are full of germs.") For a full list of last year's five-word speeches, please visit: http://www.webbyawards.com/press/speeches.php.

This year, the Webby Awards will also be broadcast live to a global audience through a new partnership with MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive division of Major League Baseball. In addition to social media and multiple stream integrations, viewers will have the ability to share in-progress highlights, interact on multiple screens using custom developed mobile phone and tablet apps, and experience a tricked-out video stream that provides not just a front row seat to the ceremony, but also the ability to participate and shape the event as it unfolds.

The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, "Simpson's" creator Matt Groening, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.

Trip Journal is a mobile app developed by iQapps, the Mobile Apps division of iQuest.. The team consists of 40 developers, user experience, testers and marketing specialists.
Trip Journal was awarded The Best Android Application for Travel in Googles Android Developer Challenge in 2009 and later made its iPhone OS debut in several European Apple TV Ads in 2010.
Since that time, Trip Journal has been awarded 2009 Best App Ever Awards, and 2nd place as the Best Outdoor Use App.
Trip Journal was a Finalist for the Best Android Application in The Gettie Awards in 2010 and took 1st place prizes for the Excellence in Design and Best paid for app categories at Mobile App World 2010.
Theyve also been named All Around Best App Ever by 360|iDev and were a recent AppCircus Winner & Nominee for Mobile Premier Awards at Mobile World Congress.

The press has also given Trip Journal a thumb up with Travel + Leisure naming it one of the Top Travel Apps of 2010, and CNN Go putting it in the class of the 10 Best Travel Apps Ever.

There are over 300,000 passionate travelers in over 70 countries on Android, iPhone, Symbian, and Bada, who are tracking and sharing their travel experiences with Trip Journal.
You can download Trip Journal at http://www.trip-journal.com.

SO VOTE FOR US NOW AT http://webby.aol.com/media_types/mobile-web?focused_on_category=885#cat_id_885

About The Webby Awards

Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile web sites. Established in 1996, the 15th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft Expression; Aol; YouTube; Pepsi; Aquent; Yahoo!; Corbis Images; Tribal DDB Worldwide; East Media; IDG; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail; Museum of the Moving Image; Behance; Business Insider; Time Out New York; paidContent and The Guardian.

About Trip Journal

Trip Journal is an award-winning travel app and the ultimate mobile companion offering the best trip tracking, recording, documenting and sharing features currently available for iPhone, Android, Symbian, Bada and Facebook. Trip Journal allows you to document vacation experiences and share them with your friends and family.

About iQuest

iQuest is an IT solution provider, delivering a broad portfolio of consultancy and customized IT solutions. We are a privately owned company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, employing 350 people in seven European offices and two development centers in Romania.
Our delivery model covers the full project life cycle, combining a vast industry, technical and business process knowledge.

iQapps - A Division of iQuest Group
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