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Winners

The Barbados Tourism Media Awards 2018

Winners Circle
See the 2018 winning entries for the Barbados Tourism Media Awards

Bajan Passport
Bajan Passport
Best Feature Article in a Trade Publication
Cooking with Rum
Andrew Doherty (UK)
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Nailed It
Nailed It
Best Feature Article in a Consumer Publication
Flipping Magic
Harriet Green (UK)
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Is That an Accent?
Is That an Accent?
Best Feature by a Foreign Journalist in Foreign Media
Island Time
Peter Stuart (UK)
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Dear Diary
Dear Diary
Best Story by a Blogger
Rediscovering Barbados on Two Wheels: A South Coast Bike Tour
Lebawit Lily Girma (US)
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How Can this Knot be Love?
How Can this Knot be Love?
Best Story on Romance
Caribbean Love – Barbados Destination Wedding
Charanna Alexander Jean (US)
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Platinum Coast
Platinum Coast
Best Story in a Luxury Publication
A Matter of Life and Depth
Edwin Smith (UK)
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Shaken Not Stirred
Shaken Not Stirred
Epicurean Excellence Media Award
Barbados makes its claim as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean
Kim Honey (Canada)
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#NoFilter
#NoFilter
Best Photo in Conjunction with a Feature Article
Get cultured in Bridgetown: 8 ways to explore Barbados’ historic capital
Lebawit Lily Girma (US)
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Home Drum Beat First
Home Drum Beat First
Best Story by a Barbadian Journalist in a Local Publication
Island Diaries: Freediving and a Lionfish Hunt
Malou Morgan (Barbados)
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ALL travellers into Barbados, inclusive of those deemed fully vaccinated, are asked to review, and indicate their acceptance of the following:

ALL travellers must travel with an accepted valid negative COVID-19 PCR Test OR Rapid Antigen Test result.

Travellers are permitted to travel to Barbados with a valid negative Rapid COVID-19 PCR test OR Rapid Antigen test result done within 1 day prior to arrival in Barbados OR a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result done within 3 days prior to arrival.

Accepted tests include tests which were taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via any of the below:

  1. Nasopharyngeal sample
  2. Oropharyngeal sample
  3. Nasal sample
  4. Anterior nares sample
  5. Mid-turbinate sample

LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and tests using saliva samples will NOT be accepted.

With specific reference to the type of test required and accepted for entry into Barbados:

Specific Requirements:

  1. The specimen must be taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via any of the below: nasopharyngeal sample, oropharyngeal sample, nasal sample, anterior nares sample or mid-turbinate sample.
  2. The sample must be taken within 3 days prior to arrival for RT PCR test or 1 day prior to arrival for Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test OR Rapid Antigen Test.
  3. The laboratory performing the test must be an accredited, certified or recognized facility

Please note that the following will NOT be accepted:

  1. Shallow nasal swab samples
  2. Saliva samples
  3. Self-administered tests (even if the sample was taken under the supervision of a healthcare provider)
  4. Home kits

The COVID-19 Protocols are sanctioned by Ministry of Health and Wellness (MHW)
Last Updated : 26th February 2022,
Last Verified by MHW : 13th August 2022

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