The readers of ThemeParkInsider.com honor the world's best in theme parks. The winners of the 2018 Theme Park Insider Awards are:
Starting with the 2019 awards, six finalists will be determined in each category, based upon the highest average reader ratings (with a minimum number of votes) from among the eligible locations listed on ThemeParkInsider.com. A reader poll, published on the front page of the site, will determine the category's winner from among the six finalists. Previous awards were determined solely by the reader ratings, without the final poll.
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Theme Park Insider has been named the top theme park site on the Internet by Forbes and Travel + Leisure magazines and has been a finalist for the Webby Award for best overall Guide/Ratings/Reviews site. In 2001, Theme Park Insider was the first travel-related website to win the prestigious Online Journalism Award, presented by the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and the Online News Association.
Here are the previous winners of the Theme Park Insider Awards: