The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) recognized travel journalists covering the region at the CTO Media Awards Luncheon during Caribbean Week in New York. The luncheon was held at the New Yorker Hotel on Thursday 6 June, where journalists and island representatives gathered to find out the winners of the 7 categories of writing excellence by the CTO.
CTO’s Secretary General, Hugh Riley, presented the following awards to well deserving travel journalists in front of a packed audience of tourism ministers, directors and other dignitaries from the Caribbean, industry executives and other well regarded journalists.
Dominica’s article written by Patti Nickel was victorious in the category “I Couldn’t Have Written Better Myself – Best Feature in a consumer Newspaper. The article entitled: “Beautifully Kept Secret” was featured in the Lexington Herald Leader Newspaper.
Ambassador Vince Henderson, who represented the island at the ceremony, accepted the award on behalf of the travel writer who was not present.