Caribbean Wellness Ambassador of the Year Contest

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Contest Objective

To encourage Caribbean visitors, potential visitors and locals to become familiar with the Caribbean wellness ambassadors and to further promote the region’s tourism wellness attributes.

Contest Overview

As part of the programme of activities for the Caribbean Year of Wellness & Rejuvenation, the CTO has been featuring people who drive the wellness programmes in Caribbean Tourism Organization member countries. These wellness ambassadors perform extraordinary functions to promote wellness among residents and visitors alike.

Now it’s your turn to determine the Caribbean wellness ambassador of the year by voting for your favourite ambassador.

There will be two rounds of voting. The first round runs from Thursday 1 November at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time through to 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Saturday 25 November.

The top five vote-getters will move on to the second round, where voting will begin at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time on Monday 27 November and end at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Saturday 2 December.

The ambassador receiving the highest number of votes in this round will be named the CTO’s Caribbean Wellness Ambassador of the Year and will receive a trip to Grenada compliments the Grenada Tourism Authority.

You will be allowed to vote only once and for one ambassador only per voting round.

The prize does not include airfare or accommodation.

For more on Caribbean Wellness & Rejuvenation, check out the CTO’s Caribbean Guide to Wellness & Rejuvenation and Caribbean Wellness Ambassadors Guide. See links below.

Caribbean Guide to Wellness & Rejuvenation: https://www.flipsnack.com/CTOcommunications/cto-2018-caribbean-wellness-rejuvenation-guide.html

Caribbean Wellness Ambassadors Guide: https://www.flipsnack.com/CTOcommunications/wellness-ambassadors-guide-2018.html

OFFICIAL RULES

Agreement to Contest Rules

By participating, the contestant (“you”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) as final and binding as it relates to the content of this contest.

Eligibility

This campaign is to select the Caribbean Wellness Ambassador of the Year from a list of ambassadors submitted by our member countries and partners. Only those ambassadors will be vote for.

Contest Timelines

  • There will be two rounds of voting. The first round runs from Thursday 1 November at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time through to 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Saturday 25 November.
  • The top five vote-getters will move on to the second round, where voting will begin at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time on Monday 27 November and end at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Saturday 2 December.
  • All votes must be made within the periods.

How to vote

Visit the contest website https://wellnessambassadors.pgtb.me/kmZdp7 (mobile phone users can use the QR code to access the site) and click on the heart sign beneath the name of the person for whom you wish to vote. You must have a Facebook account in order to vote and you can vote only once. You must not attempt to vote more than once by using multiple Facebook accounts, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your vote will not be counted. 

Prize

The ambassador receiving the highest number of votes in the second round (“winner”) will receive a trip to Grenada compliments the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA). The GTA reserves the right to determine the duration of the trip and what else will form part of the trip. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at the CTO’s and GTA’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. The substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by the winner is not permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the CTO and the GTA to use the name of the winner, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Winner Selection and Notification

The winner shall be selected online by public vote under the supervision of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). The ambassador who receive the highest number of votes in the second round will be named the winner. The winner will be notified by email within five (5) days following the end of the online voting period. The CTO shall have no liability for the failure of the winner to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for the winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within five (5) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Receipt by winner of the prize offered in this contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY THE WINNER (AT THE CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN THE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

Rights Granted by You

By participating in this contest you understand and agree that the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), anyone acting on behalf of the CTO, and the CTO’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. You will be credited every time the content is used.

Terms & Conditions

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond the CTO’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the contest. In such case, the CTO may select the winner from the votes cast prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the CTO. The CTO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the voting process or the operation of the contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. The CTO has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, the CTO reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation & Liability

By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless the Caribbean Tourism Organization and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the promotion or the processing of entries.

Disputes

This contest is governed by the laws of Barbados, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this contest, participants agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Barbados having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses. Participants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy

Information submitted as part of the contest is subject to the privacy policy stated on the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) website. To read the privacy policy, visit https://www.onecaribbean.org/privacy-policy/.