Nov 11, 2021
Tiqets names winners of its annual Remarkable Venue Awards

Tiqets announced the winners of its 5th annual Remarkable Venue Awards (RVAs), which celebrate the best museums and attractions around the world in six international markets. The winners were announced at the Remarkable Venue Awards Ceremony at the Tourism Innovation Summit (TIS) in Seville. This year’s U.S. winners span across seven major cities and include the new National Museum of African American Music in Nashville, the iconic Empire State Building Observatory in New York, and the recently debuted Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium among others.

Tiqets’ annual awards celebrate museums and attractions that received the highest remarks based on more than 850,000 customer reviews on for a number of categories including Best Museum, Best Attraction, Best Onsite Experience, Best Landmark and Most Remarkable Venue. Two additional application-based categories were added this year including Best Hidden Gem and Most Innovative Venue, which were selected by a panel of more than 20 tourism experts from across the globe.

“This year, the Remarkable Venue Awards celebrate the venues that didn’t just survive 2021 – they thrived,” said Laurens Leurink, CEO for Tiqets. “Each of the nominated museums and attractions received rave reviews from thousands of Tiqets customers in 2021, despite a difficult travel year caused by the pandemic. The winning venues represent the best of the best reviews overall and are a true testament to their outstanding guest offerings and customer service.”

U.S. RVA Winners

Most Remarkable Venue: The Menil Collection

Presented to the most popular and top-rated venue overall

Best Museum: National Museum of African American Music

Recognizes the best museum and art gallery

Best Attraction: Thriller Miami

Honors the best attraction including theme park, zoo or guided visit

Best Landmark: Empire State Building Observatory

Awarded to the top-rated cathedral, observation deck, or historical landmark

Best Onsite Experience: Museum of the Bible

Recognizes the venue with the best onsite experience

Most Innovative Venue: Las Vegas Raiders (Allegiant Stadium)

Awarded to a museum or attraction that found new and original ways to appeal to customers in 2021 as voted on by travel experts

Best Hidden Gem: Musical Instrument Museum

Honors a lesser-known and more niche attraction as voted on by a panel of industry experts

For more information about Tiqets, its annual Readers’ Choice Awards or this year’s winners, visit

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