Top Twitter Travelers Revealed in New Readers' Choice Poll
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Winners in the 10Best Readers’ Choice New Media Award for Best Twitter Traveler have just been announced after a four-week voting period ended earlier this week. The winners are as follows:
- Sara Keagle - @theflyingpinto
- Stacy Small - @elitetravelgal
- Heather Poole - @heather_poole
- Andrew Evans - @wheresandrew
- Wendy Perrin - @WendyPerrin
- Christine Kirk - @luxuryprgal
- John DiScala - @johnnyjet
- Jon Ostrower - @jonostrower
- Kristin Luna - @lunaticatlarge
- Stephanie Michaels - @AdventureGirl
A panel of four experts picked 20 initial nominees, and winners were then determined by popular vote. Experts Ben Mutzabaugh (@todayinthesky) and Nancy Trejos (@nancytrejos) of USA TODAY, Snowcial founder and CEO of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz (@rickysridge) and Steven Frischling (@flyingwithfish) host of Travelers’ Night In, #TNI on Twitter were chosen based on their extensive experience in social media and focus on Twitter.
It was a tight race throughout the month of voting. The other nominees included Julia Dimon (@juliadimon), Don George (@Don_George), Keith Jenkins (@velvetescape), Matt Long (@landlopers), Iain Mallory (@malloryontravel), Pam Mandel (@nerdseyeview), Kate McCulley (@adventurouskate), Rolf Potts (@rolfpotts), Robert Reid (@reidontravel) and Brett Snyder (@crankyflier).
10Best and USA TODAY extend their congratulations to all the winners. The contest was promoted on 10Best and USA TODAY. Upcoming New Media Awards include Best Cruise Blogger, Best Theme Park Blogger, Best Independent Travel Videographer and Best Family Travel Blogger.License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo