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Cayman Turtle Centre Nominated for World Travel Award
04May 2015

Cayman Turtle Centre Nominated for World Travel Award

Monday, 4 May, 2015…… Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter has been nominated for a Word Travel Award.

The Cayman Islands’ number one land-based attraction has been nominated in the category of “Caribbean's Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 2015.”

The full list of nominees in this category is:

Aquaventure @ Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter

Dolphin Cove, Jamaica

Dolphin Discovery - Anguilla

Dunns River Falls Jamaica

Stingray City Antigua

The Cayman Islands as a destination is also nominated in a number of categories, including Caribbean's Leading Beach Destination 2015; Caribbean's Leading Cruise Destination 2015; Caribbean's Leading Destination 2015; Caribbean's Leading Dive Destination 2015; Caribbean's Leading Honeymoon Destination 2015; and Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination 2015.

In the category of Caribbean's Leading Hotel Residences 2015, The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands are a nominee and The Ritz-Carlton Suite @ The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman is also nominated under Caribbean's Leading Hotel Suite 2015.

The World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

World Travel Awards develops the global travel and tourism industry by identifying and rewarding excellence in order to inspire its practitioners to continually raise the standards of their products and services.

Each year, WTA runs and governs a comprehensive programme across a range of awards developed to recognize the industry’s most vital sectors and product offerings.

Awards are presented across three tiers: country, regional and world awards.

Known as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’, World Travel Awards has announced that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2015.

Hundreds of industry leaders are expected to gather at the world-class resort for the event, which will take place on October 17th, 2015.

Hailed by the worldwide media for its role in identifying and rewarding excellence in the travel sector, World Travel Awards celebrates its’ 22nd anniversary in 2015 and is acknowledged as the ultimate travel accolade.

World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as one of the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.

Voting in all categories is now open. For the Caribbean region, voting continues through August 2015.

To place your vote, go to www.worldtravelawards.com/vote

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About Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter

The Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter is the Cayman Islands’ most-visited land-based attraction, with more than 230,000 visitors each year. Educational, cultural and entertainment programmes are consistently being created and updated to enhance the experience that can only be found at our world-renowned attraction.. In addition to being a tourist attraction, the Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter is also a sea turtle husbandry, research and conservation centre, focusing primarily on the Green sea turtle. Over its years in operation, the Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter has achieved a closed cycle of breeding, and has released over 31,000 turtles into the wild.