02 September, 2015 – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is delighted to announce the launch of The Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2015, which will take place on 2 November 2015, during World Travel Market 2-5 November 2015.
Carol Hay, the CTO’s director of marketing for UK and Europe, commented, ‘The annual Caribbean Tourism Journalism Award is a great opportunity for us to reward and recognise the inspiring and positive articles written about the Caribbean region in the UK and Irish media. What’s more it’s a very exciting year for the CTO. This year marks our 25th year in the UK, so we look forward to celebrating with all the writers for their on-going support throughout the years.
The Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards will include eight categories:
- Best travel trade feature;
- Best national newspaper feature;
- Best regional newspaper feature;
- Best consumer feature;
- Best broadcast, TV and radio feature;
- Best online feature;
- Best blog feature;
- Best piece of photojournalism
Entries for the awards will be welcomed from editors, journalists and bloggers, as well as Caribbean tourist boards, tour operators, hotels and other industry partners. Editorial entries can be news stories, travel features or photography and must present the Caribbean in a positive light, encouraging travel to the region.
All submissions must have been published between 31 May 2014 and 31 August 2015
Submissions for the photojournalism award must be emailed at 300dpi resolution or as PDF scans of the entire articles.
All entries should be emailed to Frances Amissah ([email protected]) at Four bgb with the attached entry form (a separate form is required for each entry), by Friday 09 October, 2015 at the latest.
Results of the Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2015 will be announced at the Caribbean Host and Reward the Media event which will be held during World Travel Market Monday 2 November 2015.
For further information contact Frances Amissah or Helen Coop at Four bgb +44 (0)20 3697 4200; [email protected]. Alternatively, contact the Caribbean Tourism Organization on +44 (20) 8948 0057.