BOULDER, CO - October 4, 2010 - Asia Transpacific Journeys, a leading US-based Asia tour operator, has received a 2010 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Design and Development. Their award-winning entry, "Asia Travel Company - Asia Transpacific Journeys," was created by RTP Interactive and Asia Transpacific Journeys and has been recognized as the new Standard of Excellence in the travel industry. The WebAward competition is the world's premier award recognition program for Web developers and marketers,  established by the Web Marketing Association in 1997 to set a standard of excellence for website development. Web sites in 96 different industries are reviewed by independent expert judges, and winners use the WebAward to promote both their work and their companies.

"Our web site was designed to capture our elegant style together with the natural beauty, iconic landmarks and friendly atmosphere of Asia. RTP Interactive has delivered a site that is visually rich, user friendly and easy to navigate. Travelers find it easy to gather information, review specific trip particulars, detailed maps and plan their Asia travel." notes Marilyn Downing Staff, Founder and CEO of Asia Transpacific Journeys.

Suzanne Billante, Vice President at E-Commerce Natixis Global Associates, praises the value of the competition: "The WebAward competition is a wonderful way to gauge the quality of our websites against not only our industry, but the broader internet community."

About Asia Transpacific Journeys
Asia Transpacific Journeys is an Asia travel company and Asia tour operator located in Boulder, Colorado. Since 1987, Asia Transpacific Journeys has specialized in custom journeys and small group trips to Asia and the Pacific region. Outstanding service, long-standing partnerships and deeply insightful cultural interpretation make Asia Transpacific Journeys the Asia tour operator of choice for the American Museum of Natural History, The Harvard and Yale alumni associations, the World Wildlife Fund, and discerning world travelers.

In November 2009, Asia Transpacific Journeys received Travel + Leisure magazine's Global Vision Award for its clean water project in Burma and featured the Insider's Vietnam Small Group Trip among "15 Trips to Change Your World."