DIAGON ALLEY MEDIA DAY
James and Oliver Phelps, the Weasley twins, during the media preview at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley - Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel) B583808825Z.1 (Joe Burbank / Orlando Sentinel /June 19, 2014)
The website for Universal Orlando
's Wizarding World of Harry Potter
nabbed two top Internet honors -- the Webby Award and the People's Voice Award for "best tourism website."
The Potter site -- www. universalorlando.com/harrypotter -- exposes viewers to elements of the year-old attraction via a fly-through tour of Hogwarts castle and Hogsmeade village, an augmented-reality map and a virtual Owl Post, where e-cards are sent.
The Webby is selected by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which includes more than 750 Web experts, business professionals and creative celebrities. The People's Voice Award is determined by the online community.
Others in the tourism category were There's Nothing Like Australia, Oregon Food and Drink, NYC & Company, and Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
For more information about the Webbys, go to www.webbyawards.com