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Congratulations Island Temptations magazine

Editor Tina Causey-Escobedo, entry for the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) Worldwide Travel Writer/Photographer Awards Programme has been selected as the winner in the category of Best Short News Article Under 500 Words in a Consumer Newspaper, Magazine, Trade Publication or On-line for the Caribbean Region.

The article "Carnival Goes Patriotic, " was published in Island Temptation Magazine's inaugural issue last summer. It told the story of the Champagne Carnival Group, and their amazing red, white & blue American theme, as seen on parade in Aruba.

"Your hard work and dedication has been recognized and awarded for its excellence on promoting the Caribbean region," said Anne Daloia, Kahn Travel Communications, in the e-mail announcing the award. As a winner of CTO's Worldwide Travel Writer/Photographer Awards Programme, Tina is invited to attend the Governments of the Caribbean State Ball at the Waldorf Astoria, on Friday, June 6, 2003 as the CTO's guest, and will be recognized on stage and presented with her award at the prestigious black-tie event in New York that culminates Caribbean Week and is attended by 800 guests including ministers and directors of tourism form the Caribbean.

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