FT. LAUDERDALE – If you love Jamaica, this is your chance to let the world know why. Jamaicans.com has announced its 12th annual “The Best of Jamaica” poll, and you could win a round-trip to Jamaica, cash and a wide variety of other exciting prizes.
The event is sponsored by Jamaicans.com, the premier online location for news and information about the culture of the beautiful island paradise of Jamaica.
The poll is a celebration of Jamaica around the world, and highlights the best of Jamaica in two categories – the Best of Jamaica in Jamaica and the Best of Jamaica Abroad. Additional sponsors include the Jamaica Tourist Board, Whistling Bird Negril Beach Cottages, Western Union Money Transfer, Air Jamaica , LIME Jamaica, RepJa.com and Chukka Caribbean Adventures.
Anyone living in Jamaica or in a major city with a strong Jamaican presence is invited to visit http://www.jamaicans.com/bestofjamaica and cast their vote.
Voting is going on now and will end at 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 14, 2010. Voting is limited to one entry per person. The poll encompasses Jamaica and 18 major locations in the U.S. and London.
Voters will have the opportunity to voice their opinion in categories that includes the best hotels, tourist attractions, beaches and places to purchase crafts. There are numerous options related to the media, including best actor and actress, newspaper, radio personality, TV station and best reggae artist. You can also cast your vote for your favorite sport, and foods in a number of subcategories.
Individuals casting their vote will have the opportunity to win two round-trip tickets from any Air Jamaica departure destination and a five night stay at the Whistling Bird Resort in Negril; two tickets for the Chukka Zipline Canopy Adventure at Cranbrook in Ocho Rios; forty $10 (U.S.) Lime individual mobile credit; six $50 U.S. Western Union Visa cards for use in Jamaica or abroad; and 16 RepJa T-shirts.
The island of Jamaica has much to recommend it, from exotic cuisine, sparkling water and beautiful beaches. However, Jamaica has much more to offer, with a long heritage and culture uniquely its own. Music and a variety of art forms are native to Jamaica, providing a glimpse into the ideas and history that formed the island’s culture.