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Awards and Publicity
travlang and Foreign Languages for Travelers

travlang's web site has received quite a number of awards and other publicity. We are quite proud of the response to our pages and list some of the notable publicity we have received below. THANK YOU! And we hope that you continue to enjoy travlang!

Yahoo!'s What's Cool

We are proud to have been selected as a Cool Site by Yahoo! See their Regional Cool Sites section.


Snap! Online Best

Many of our features have been awarded Snap! Online Best of the Web Winners! See their Review of travlang, Review of our Translating Dictionaries, and Review of our International Road Signs and Conventions pages! Thanks, Snap! Online!


GNN's Best of the Net 1995 winner!

This page is the WINNER for the Amateur Travel Site category in GNN's 1995 Best of the Net!
"This is a superb site for anyone interested in learning a few phrases before departing on their next trip abroad."


Awarded 4 stars(the highest rating, "a must see site") by Excite Reviews.


Excite Tour

We're a stop on the ExciteSeeing Tours!


Select Surf

Our FLfT pages are a "best" site in the Travel Channel at Select Surf


NY Times Navigator

We're part of the New York Times Navigator list of web sites, in their Reference section.

Yahoo Internet Life

FLfT was selected as an Increadibly Useful Site by Yahoo! Internet Life's September 1996 issue. AND our FLtT pages were given four stars by YIL in their Review from September 1997.


Electronic Telegraph

A nice article about travlang (we're their site of the week) appeared in London's Daily Telegraph on May 9, 1998! "THE Web site of Travlang, which is dedicated to helping travellers learn foreign languages, is a wonderful example of how the Internet can foster global fellowship."


Net Guide Gold Site

travlang has been selected as a NetGuide Gold site! They have Reviewed several of our web pages. "a great spot for the globetrotter"


The Sunday Times

London's Sunday Times Travel Section has a very nice article about travlang's Currency Exchange Rates and the travlang site in general. Sunday Dec. 14, 1997. "The reason travlang prevails is that currency conversion is only one of dozens of free services it offers to travellers, and to those learning a foreign language (hence the name)."


Top 100

FLfT has been selected as one of Your Personal Net's Top 100 Web Sites of 1996! "Learn to speak in tongues"


And featured on March 30, 1997 in "Road Maps to the Information Highway", by Laura Bly, Los Angeles Times Special Report.
AND, we are featured as an LA Times Pick on July 9, 1997.


Electronic Telegraph

A nice article about travlang (we're their site of the week) appeared in London's Daily Telegraph on May 9, 1998! "THE Web site of Travlang, which is dedicated to helping travellers learn foreign languages, is a wonderful example of how the Internet can foster global fellowship."


Hachette Net Junior

We are listed as top sites on Hachette Net Junior's listings for French kids! Read their Review of FLfT, as well as their Review of our Translating Dictionaries. Both are in their top 20 for Languages and Globe-Trotting sections. Merci!


Greater Hampton Roads has selected us to be their Non-Regional Site of the Week for Sept. 15-21 1997. Thanks!
"This is a great place to learn the basics of a foreign language prior to traveling."


FLfT was Planet Internet Belgium's Site van de Dag for July 25, 1997!


Blue Book

We are featured in the Brazilian web magazine Blue Book!

We have been Reviewed in WebScout's Index of the Net's coolest sites! "This web site is an excellent foreign language resource center."


Third Age Essential Site

travlang is featured in Third Age's Essential Web Guide with a nice Review.


Accent Software / Byte Magazine Best Global
Site Winner!

FLfT is a runner up Best Global Site selected by Accent Software and Byte Magazine. Thanks!


Iway 500

6th best (out of 25) in the Iway 500 top web sites, Consumer/Personal Resources category. "The kind of site you'll show friends to get them on the Net."


The WEB Magazine

Our FLfT pages have been reviewd as one of The WEB Magazine's HOT 5 sites in their Jan. 1997 issue. And we're featured in their Travel section of the Mar. 1997 issue too!


travlang's Translating Dictionaries are featured as the #1 site in Chartnow's Internet Top 10 for the week of March 25, 1997. Thanks!


Kool Site

We've been awared Komputer Klinic's Kool Site Award for the week of Feb. 21, 1997 (it's also found in their travel Kool Sites).


Key to the Net

travlang's Translating Dictionaries have been presented with the Key to the Web Award for Feb. 20th, 1997.


travlang has been selected as an Editor's Choice site by Bonus.Com, the supersite for kids! Thanks!


BigBook Short List

We've been selected to be a part of the BigBook ShortList of useful web sites.


Home PC Site of the Day

We're Home PC's Site of the Day for October 7, 1997! "Brush up on your basic phrases on the Web before making that next trip abroad. Foreign Language for Travelers makes it easy."



We've been selected as part of the Best of the Internet by www.top.de in Germany!


Kaplan Student Choice Award

Kaplan's Student Choice Award for best educational site for language help for international travel.



travlang was selected to be a featured site in Virtuocity's Travel Tips section.


Cool Pick of the Week

We've been selected as the Cool Site of the Week for Dec. 30 - Jan. 5, 1997! "A must visit."


TipWorld Site of the Day

TipWorld's Cool Site of the Day for Nov. 20, 1996! "This is *so* awesome. I learned to speak Swedish on my lunch break."


Benny Blue Web Wow Award

Benny Blue Web Wow Award


Flying Dutchman Award


We have been awarded the Flying Dutchman Award for excellent Dutch language service. (November 1996)


France Pratique

Selected to be part of La semaine de France Pratique for Wednesday August 21, 1996. "Si vous projetez de partir à l'étranger, TravLang vous sera extràmement utile."


Culture Choice

Selected as a Culture Choice by The Web of Culture. This designates Foreign Languages for Travelers as an online resource providing valuable cross-cultural information to the Internet community.

Featured on page 88 of the August 1996 issue of Pc World Magazine. See their Review of the FLfT pages.


Selected as a Blue Planet Cool Site for July 24, 1996.



Part of the Cultures section of Houghton Mifflin Education Place.


Wise Owl

Selected as the Wise Owl Site of the Month for July 1996 in recognition of exemplary design and educational excellence.


MacUser 101 sites

Selected as one of MacUser's 101 Must-See Sites, March 1996 cover feature.


Planet Science

New Scientist's Planet Science Magazine's Site of the Day for March 22, 1996 and we're part of their Hot Spots list.
"It's a pity there is no way to carry an internet terminal around with you wherever you go"


Coolest Travel Site

Selected as The Coolest Travel Site of the Week for Dec. 13 1995.

Described in "Be Your Own Travel Agent", Computer Life Magazine, October 1995.


Spider's Goodies and Hot Links.


Our site was featured as the Highlight of the week for Jun. 30 - Jul. 6, 1997 in the Venice Italy Index!


travlang and our FLfT pages were listed in MC&A's Internet Crib Sheet for June 1997!
"If you are going somewhere other than the good ol' USofA, then take a look at this site and learn some words/phrases to get you through your trip. It's fun to do with your kids too. "


Selected as an Andrew's Site of the Week for the week of Aug. 12.


Newspaper Article: ``For Learning a language, try the Web" by Lori Hawkins, Austin American-Statesman, Saturday Apr. 13, Page D1.


Gorski's Cool Site of the Day for May 4th 1995.


Featured in Rails Magazine of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railroads), April 1996 issue.


InfoQuest's A Free Launch


Our FLfT pages were featured on ZDTV's The Money Machine television show and web site.


Webby Nomination!

travlang was nominated for a Webby Award for best travel site in 1997! We're honored and we enjoyed the party!



travlang is featured in c|net's CyberTravel section. "If you've decided on an international destination, you'd best start practicing the language."



Awarded 4 stars (highest rating) by the Review in the Magellan Internet Directory.


POV Magazine
Top 100 sites of 1997!

travlang has been selected as one of P.O.V. Magazine's Top 100 sites for 1997! Thanks! The story is in their November 1997 issue.


Select Site

FLfT and our Translating Dictionaries are featured as a Webcrawler Select Site! They have written a nice review of FLfT and a nice review of travlang's Translating Dictionaries.



Conde Nast Traveller

We have been selected as a Condé Nast Traveller Recommended Site! Thanks!



Listed as in the top 5% of the web by the Review in the Point Internet Directory.


Yahoo Japan

We're a Cool Site on Yahoo! Japan for Kids!


Starting Point

We have been chosen to be listed in the Travel and Reference Sections of Starting Point. "What a deal! FREE foreign language lessons for travelers right here!"


Yahoo Deutschland

We're a Cool Site on Yahoo! Deutschland "Ihre Web-Site ist cool."


HomePC Top 500

We've been selected as one of HomePC's top 500 Sites, listed in their Dec. 1996 issue.


NY CyberTimes

travlang was featured in an article in the New York Times CyberTimes on July 26, 1997 entitled "Learning Language the Interactive Way", by Sandeep Junnarkar."... its most notable feature is that it's designed to be used by anyone who speaks one of the 50 languages on the site to learn any of the other languages available."


Los Angeles

Featured in the Los Angeles Times article "Electronic Explorer; Learning the Lingo on the 'Net" by Laura Bly. Sunday Aug. 11, 1996, Travel section, page L-17. Also syndicated nationally.


FLfT is one of the Mining Company's Business Travel Best of the Net! And we are one of their Southern Germany for Visitors Best of the Net! "Learn a few phrases and impress your foreign client."


Our FLfT pages have been selected as part of Heritage Newspapers's The News-Herald's Cool Links (under the Travel category)!


Selección de las mejores webs hispanas.



We are a "Top 5 Site" on Suite 101!



We are a 2 Hot 2 Handle site at The CyberMom Dot Com! Thanks!



We are featured in Third Age's 701 Special Sites under the Travel category.


EZ Connect
Best of The Net

Selected as an EZ Connect Best of The Net site. We're listed under Travel Tips & Advice.


US News

FLfT is chosen as a US News Student Travel Site. "Before you head off on your world tour, stop in here to learn useful words and phrases in almost three dozen languages."


Internet 1996 World
Exposition Pavilion

We are proud to be the Languages of the World pavilion in the World Cultures Pavilion of the Internet 1996 Worlds Exposition. It's also listed in the U.S. Pavilions.


PC Magazine's Top 100

FLfT has been selected as one of PC Magazine's Top 100 Web Sites in their Oct. 1996 issue. They have written a Nice Review of our web pages.


UK Plus

UK Plus's Editor's Choice award!



Atevo has selected travlang as their FIRST Cool Travel Site of the Week for the Week of Feb. 17-24. "It is a true traveler's friend!"



We've been awarded the Yggdrasil Award of Excellence. "Foreign Languages for Travelers is very cool indeed."


Dr. Faust Award

Our Internet Handbook of German Grammer has been awarded the Doktor Faustus Award for excellent German language web site. Thanks


All Star

Our site is part of the Russian All Stars Site.



FLfT has been reviewed by the Family Friendly ZIA Resources. "A great site."


WWW Hall of Fame

FLfT has been selected for Program One's WWW Hall of Fame!



We are part of the Web@Work Association (under tools).

Citizen 1

Our site has been selected as a Citizen 1 Top Site!


The Main Quad

FLfT was chosen to be part of the Dean's List as an outstanding resource for college students by The Main Quad.


Spunky Demon

Spunky Demon's Cool Site of the Day for Nov. 22, 1996.


Super Site Award

InfoService's SUPER SITE Award.


Chicago Sun Times Pick

Featured in the Chicago Sun Times as a Connected Pick of the Week for Oct. 31, 1996. "extremely helpful site".


Wonderful World Women

Featured in the Japanese Internet and Media Magazine Wonderful World Women, Volume 4 (August 1996).


PRN Award of Excellence

Selected to be part of the PRN Radio Network's Daily Report for August 19, 1996.


PC Magazine Site of the Day

PC Magazine's choice for Site of the Day for Aug. 7, 1996.

Eye On The Web's Eye Site

This is an Eye On The Web Selected Site. We're part of their Education Center - Language Resources section.

Blue Web'n
Hot Site

Named Blue Web'n Hot Site of the Week and is in the Blue Web'n Learning Applications Library. "This is an honor reserved for the best instructional lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, and tools on the Web."


the WEB Magazine

Selected as one of the WEB Magazine's top 50 sites for the April 1996 issue.


Say `Bon': Featured in "The Cyber Ace", Home PC Magazine, April 1, 1996, p. 218.


Marc's link of the day

Marc's Link of the Day, Jan. 3 1996.


Site of the Week

travlang was selected as Web Site of the Week by Duke-Net for the week of Dec. 3, 1995.


Click of the Week

Eshnav.com's Click of the Week for Sept 17-23 1995.

Listed in the Travelogue section of the Cyberguide of NetGuide, May 1, 1995.

Europe's Coooool Site of the Day for April 9th, 1997!

travlang's Translating Dictionaries have been awarded the Ranebow Award for a great "Science and Edutation" web page for May 1, 1997.

Selected to be featured for the week of Apr. 29 - May 5, 1996 on SpyNet.

Cybertime's site of the week.

Listed in the The CyberSkeptic's Guide to Internet Research, March 1996 issue.

Named Månedens anbefaling (Recomendation of the Month) for April 1996 by Mimes Brønn, a Norwegian web-index for schools.

CompuServe Magazine's 21 Web Faves (Nov. '95 Cover Story)

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