TRAVELCHANNEL.COM ANNOUNCES ITS THIRD ANNUAL "TRAVEL'S BEST: BEACH AWARDS" FOR 2014
CHEVY CHASE, MD (February 19, 2014) - With snow in 49 states last week, many are daydreaming of getaways to somewhere warm. Offering some beachy inspiration, TravelChannel.com names its third annual "Travel's Best: Beach Awards" for 2014.
TravelChannel.com editors enlisted a panel of experts that have collaboratively discussed, debated and determined the best beaches in 10 different categories. The 2014 "Travel's Best: Beach Awards" expert panelists include: Valerie Conners (Founder, passengerconners.com), Tom Marchant (Co-founder, Beach Tomato), Corinne McDermott (Founder, Have Baby Will Travel), Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman (Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University and known as "Dr. Beach"), Marianela Pereyra (Travel Channel's resident beach host) and Alison Teal Blehert-Koehn (Founder, Alison's Adventures).
Plus, starting today through March 2, viewers are invited to cast their vote in a TravelChannel.com poll for their best overall beach. The winner will be unveiled on the website on Sunday, March 2 coinciding with Travel Channel's "Best Beach Awards 2014" airing from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET/PT.
The "Travel's Best: Beach Awards" for 2014 (in alphabetical order by category title):
· Best Beach for Adventure: Leo Carillo State Beach; Malibu, CA
· Best Beach Bar: Rick's Café; Negril, Jamaica
· Best Beach Boardwalk: Atlantic City Boardwalk; Atlantic City, NJ
· Best Exotic Beach: Tavarua, Fiji
· Best Family Beach: Clearwater Beach, FL
· Best Party Beach: Ipanema Beach; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
· Best Romantic Beach: The Maldives
· Sexiest Beach: White Bay; Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
· Best Unusual Beach: Vik, Iceland
· Best Beach You Haven't Heard of Yet: Don Pedro Island; State Park, FL
For more details on the "Travel's Best: Beach Awards" for 2014, go to: http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/travels-best/articles/best-beach-awards-2014
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