Industry recognition and accreditations:

  • Earning DMAP accreditation by Destination Marketing Association International for maintaining the highest quality and performance standards in the industry
  • Receiving 43 VISIT FLORIDA Flagler Awards for outstanding tourism marketing, including 4 Best of Show Awards
  • Receiving 46 Adrian Awards for excellence in hospitality advertising, digital marketing, and public relations from Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), including two Platinum Awards
  • AICVB President & CEO Gil Langley being named to the HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing, Revenue Optimization (2018)

Amelia Island also wins its fair share of awards and attention from media, industry, and consumer groups that regularly include the destination among a variety of “Best of” lists and award winners, including:

  • Top 10 U.S. Island, Travel + Leisure
  • 10 Exceptionally Charming Downtowns in the US, TripAdvisor
  • Top 10 U.S. Island, Condé Nast Traveler
  • 12 Charming Small Towns in the South with Warm Hospitality & Abundant Natural Beauty, TripAdvisor
  • Best Islands in America, CNN
  • 17 Beautiful Small Towns to Visit in the United States, TripAdvisor
  • Top 10 Romantic Places in Florida, Coastal Living
  • 14 Scenic Island Vacations in the U.S. Oozing with Charm, TripAdvisor