During the opening night of Skift Global Forum 2019, we announced on Tuesday the winners of the inaugural Skift Design Awards, the travel industry’s recognition of the spaces, services, and initiatives transforming the traveler experience. After months of deliberation, our panel of world-renowned designers and creative business leaders poured through hundreds of entries to choose the best-in-class brands and designers defining the future of travel across 15 categories. MCB created the Melbourne Virtual Site Visit (MVSV) to help international associations and professional conference organizers (PCOs) to select Melbourne as their preferred meeting destination, strengthening the business case and destination appeal. The MVSV delivers an immersive 360-degree first-person experience to international decision makers that can be viewed anywhere at any time, increasing their understanding of Melbourne and imrpoving conversion without a physical site inspection. Clients can virtually meet prospective partners as they introduce venues, hotels, and attractions in Melbourne. Users direct their own immersive pathway through the virtual journey to learn the unique benefits of Melbourne as a d...