Caribbean Journal Launches Bahamas Travel Awards in Partnership with Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation

Online voting opens with strong Bahamian nominees in a variety of categories

NASSAU, Bahamas - From its incredible people to its remarkable natural beauty, there’s a reason why The Bahamas continues to be one of the world’s trending getaways according to Caribbean Journal. This is just one of many reasons Caribbean Journal has partnered with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation to launch its Bahamas Travel Awards.

First of its kind, The Bahamas Travel Awards aims to celebrate the people, places, hotels and experiences that make The Bahamas what it is — with categories from destinations and hotels to restaurants, people-to-people programs and the hottest bartenders and chefs.

“The ultimate goal of all those of us who work in the tourism and hospitality sector in The Bahamas is customer satisfaction. Validation of hard work is always appreciated. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is pleased to partner with Caribbean Journal, one of our region’s leading tourism publications, to create the Bahamas Travel Awards — another opportunity to reward excellence in the destination's tourism industry,” stated Joy Jibrilu, Director General of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.

The Caribbean Journal has created a full spectrum of Bahamian centric nomination categories including: Best Restaurant of the year, Best Taxi Driver of the Year, Best Chef of the Year, Best Bartender of the Year, Best Marina of the year, Best Airline of the Year, Best Beach Bar of the Year, Best Experience of the Year, Best People to People Host/Hostess of the Year, Best Fishing Lodge of the Year, Best Cruise Line of the Year, Best All-Inclusive Resort of the Year, Best Boutique Hotel of the Year, Best Luxury Resort of the Year, and Best Destination of the Year.

Bahamians and fans of The Islands Of The Bahamas are encouraged to vote online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bahamastravelawards. The deadline to vote for your favorite Bahamian nominee is 12:00pm EST, December 20, 2019.

Winners will be announced during the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Marketplace, January 22, 2020.

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Press Contact Rissie Demeritte rdemeritte@bahamas.com