C&IT Awards: Destinations longlist revealed

Dublin, Dubrovnik and Dubai are among the destinations nominated on the longlist for two new destination categories at this year's C&IT Awards. Cast your vote here.

Dubrovnik among destinations nominated for Best Short-haul Events Destination
Dubrovnik among destinations nominated for Best Short-haul Events Destination

The awards will honour the city, resort or destination that best delivers for events in two categories: Best Short-haul Events Destination (under four hours' flight time from the UK and including all UK domestic cities) and Best Mid- to Long-Haul Events Destination (destinations with a flight time of more than four hours from UK).

Winners will be decided by C&IT readers, with votes cast both online prior to the awards ceremony and on the night. The ceremony takes place on Friday 25 September at London Hilton on Park Lane.

The longlist (below) - nominated by our readers throughout July and August - is now open for voting for until Monday 7 September, with a final shortlist to be announced soon after.

Click here to vote for your favourite destinations from the list below.

Shorthaul

Barcelona
Bergen
Berlin
Birmingham
Copenhagen
Dublin
Dubrovnik
Edinburgh
Glasgow
The Hague & Rotterdam
Iceland
Lisbon
Liverpool
London
Malta
Manchester
Marrakech
Monaco
Paris
Sicily

Mid- to long-haul

Abu Dhabi
Australia
Boston, Massachussets
Doha, Qatar
Dubai
Hong Kong
Las Vegas
Miami
New York
Oman
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Toronto
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Vietnam

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