Caribbean news. 10 September 2014 – The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is delighted to announce the launch of The Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2014, which will take place on Monday 3 November 2014.

Carol Hay, the CTO’s director of marketing for UK and Europe, commented, “The annual Caribbean Tourism Journalism Awards is a highly anticipated event and a fantastic opportunity to acknowledge the top quality writing of the UK and Irish media about the Caribbean, and to thank the media for its on-going support of the region. We very much look forward to celebrating all the participating writers and winners in November.”

The Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards will include eight categories:

  1. Best travel trade feature
  2. Best national newspaper feature
  3. Best regional newspaper feature
  4. Best consumer feature
  5. Best broadcast, TV and radio feature
  6. Best online feature
  7. Best blog feature
  8. Best piece of photojournalism
TravelMail writer Chris Leadbeater pictured with his award for his feature on Tobago. Photo courtesy http://www.dailymail.co.uk

TravelMail writer Chris Leadbeater pictured with his award for his feature on Tobago.
Photo courtesy http://www.dailymail.co.uk

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 30 May 2013 and 31August 2014

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 (Frances.Amissah@fourbgb.com) at Four bgb with the attached entry form (a separate form is required for each entry), by Wednesday 8 October at the latest.

Results of the Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2014 will be announced at the Caribbean Host and Reward the Media event on Monday 3 November 2014. Application Form:Caribbean journalism awards nomination form 2014