Category: Trinidad & Tobago Created on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 07:27
For the first time in the magazine's 20-year history, Caribbean Beat has launched its Readers' Choice Awards, inviting readers worldwide to nominate and vote for their favourite Caribbean places, experiences, and businesses.
The Readers' Choice Awards were launched on 1st May, 2012, with the release of its latest issue, featuring the dynamic Trinidad-born Grammy and Tony Award-winning singer and actress, Heather Headley. Headley makes her West End debut this November/December when the musical adaptation of The Bodyguard premieres in London.
Caribbean Beat's new Readers' Choice Awards aim to celebrate the best that Caribbean Airlines’ and Air Jamaica’s destinations have to offer. Readers and Caribbean enthusiasts have full control over crowning the winners through nominating and then voting for their favourites. Nominations are currently open at the Caribbean Beat website (http://caribbean-beat.com/readers-choice-awards) for nominations across 30 pre-selected categories. The best 10 nominations are selected as finalists, on which readers then vote to select the overall winners.
There are 20 categories for CAL/AJ's Caribbean destinations (Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and Trinidad & Tobago), and 10 for their international gateways (Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia (USA); Toronto (Canada); Caracas (Venezuela); and London (UK).
For the Caribbean, they are: favourite Caribbean destination; favourite Caribbean hotel/resort; favourite Caribbean small/medium budget accommodation; favourite Caribbean tour operator; favourite Caribbean dive operator; favourite Caribbean restaurant; favourite Caribbean eco-adventure/eco-experience; favourite Caribbean beach; favourite Caribbean food/beverage; favourite Caribbean shopping centre/mall; best Caribbean destination for sustainable tourism & conservation; best Caribbean destination for romance; best Caribbean destination for adventure; best Caribbean destination for business; best Caribbean destination for nightlife; best Caribbean destination for arts & culture; best Caribbean destination for LGBT travel; best Caribbean destination for shopping; best Caribbean destination for yachting/sailing; and best “undiscovered” Caribbean destination.
For their international gateways, the categories are: favourite diaspora city; favourite diaspora hotel/resort; favourite; diaspora small/medium/budget accommodation; favourite diaspora restaurant; favourite diaspora shopping centre/mall; best diaspora destination for Caribbean food & dining; best diaspora destination for arts & culture; best diaspora destination for nightlife & entertainment; best diaspora destination for shopping; and best diaspora destination for Caribbean business.
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