TCI nominated for eight distinguished tourism awards

21 March 2022 - Turks & Caicos Weekly News

The Turks and Caicos Islands has been nominated for eight distinguished World Travel Awards.

This announcement was made by the Tourist Board, TCI’s exclusive tourism authority on Wednesday, March 16.

World Travel Awards™, celebrates its 29th anniversary this year, by rewarding and celebrating excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. 

"The World Travel Awards™ brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.

"Over the years, the Turks and Caicos have won numerous World Travel Awards and, it is with hope, that the destination will win the awards in the various coveted categories”, the Tourist board stated.

The TCI was nominated for its outstanding beach, cruise, dive destination, honeymoon destination, luxury destination, romantic destination and tourist board.

Director of Tourism, Ms Pamela Ewing said: "To be nominated for not just one, but eight awards is truly momentous”.

Ewing added that this gives "credence to the work that we in the Turks and Caicos have been doing over the past year and will continue to do.”

She called the nominations an honour and lauded the efforts of the team. 

Hon Josephine Connolly, Minister of Tourism, stated that: "To be nominated for such distinguished awards speaks to the world-class, exceptional quality of our tourism product.

" This is a true testament of our government, stakeholders and Turks and Caicos Islanders’ dedication and commitment to the tourism industry. For this, I thank you! I would encourage everyone to vote for the Turks and Caicos Islands as these accolades are well deserved.”

The international voting window for our Caribbean and North America regions opened on Tuesday, 15th March and runs until midnight Tuesday, 3rd May. 

Votes can be cast by travel professionals, media and tourism consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in each category announced as the 2022 World Travel Awards™ winner.

After the close of voting, the winners of each category in this year's programme will be invited to attend the red carpet World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony – the region's premier VIP tourism gathering – which will take place on 14 June 2022 at Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Source: Turks & Caicos Weekly News


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