Eagle Creek Wins 2017 SmarterTravel Editor’s Choice Award

April 12, 2017

Tarmac Carry On Wins for Best Rolling Carry-On

San Diego, CA (April 12, 2017) – Eagle Creek, the brand that travelers trust, today announced it was selected as the Editors’ Choice winner for Best Rolling Carry On in the 2017 SmarterTravel Editors’ Choice Awards. This year, the world’s major online travel resource for everything from travel news and expert advice to fresh travel tips and daily destination features, recognized a total of 21 winners across 14 different categories.

Deputy Executive Editor Christine Sarkis says, “The competition was fierce this year, and we’ve selected, tested, and compared the best of the best in travel to arrive at this year’s list of winners. The categories range from airlines and hotel chains to carry-on bags, destinations, and new travel gadgets.”

In selecting the Editors’ Choice winners, the SmarterTravel editorial staff provided input, which was then evaluated and voted on by senior-level editors. The site also allowed its readers to have a voice by giving them the opportunity to vote for a Readers’ Pick winner in each category.

“We are honored to be presented with the Editor’s Choice award from SmarterTravel,” said Roger Spatz, President at Eagle Creek. “Travelers know Eagle Creek builds the best performing and most durable luggage on the market, and we’re pleased the testers appreciate the time, energy and devotion that goes into designing the newest Tarmac bags.”


Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, travel bags, and accessories since 1975. Through the years they have fine-tuned the best way to design and build gear for diverse travel needs. With their end goal to enhance any travel experience, they offer a Travel System of products, which includes a wide selection of luggage, packing organizers, accessories, and day bags. Building smart and dependable gear, Eagle Creek backs all their products with industry-leading warranties so that travelers can stay focused on new discoveries knowing their gear is built for the road. For more information, visit eaglecreek.com


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