Just Two Weeks Left to Vote for Your Favourites!

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There are just under two weeks left to go until voting in the 2019 DIVE Travel Awards closes, and the last two weeks have seen some pretty big moves in the Top 25 destinations, dive centres and liveaboards.

One of the biggest movers over the last two weeks has been Egypt in the destinations category, surging past Mexico which took second place back at the beginning of September. A late surge by Curaçao puts the island on the verge of breaking into the Top 10, and there is plenty of opportunity for change in the middle of the pack.

In the dive centres and resorts category, last year's winner Siladen Resort and Spa has moved into second place after languishing for much of the competition so far in third. Dressel Divers maintains its fourth position as top of the non-Indonesian dive centres, with Papua Paradise and Gangga Island Resort catching up after gathering a lot of votes this week. Sharm el Sheikh's Elite Diving keeps an Egyptian dive centre in the Top 10, and although Atlantic Scuba has slipped to 14th, it's still in a very respectable position for a UK dive centre - with none of the mid-table places secure.

The top of the liveaboard leaderboard remains unchanged since the last update, however, as with destinations and dive centres, that does not mean it will remain unchanged by 31 October. Palau Siren and Pelagian picked up a fair few votes over the last two weeks which pushed a lot of other boats downwards, with Oceania, FeBrina and Bella1 picking up the pace mid-table.

There will be one final update on Tuesday, 29 October, before voting closes at midnight (GMT) on 31 October. Make sure you spread the word so your favourites don't miss out!

DTA October 18 Update

Click here for the 1 October update

For more information on each of the destinations, dive centres/resorts and liveaboards, check out the previews of the Top 25 in each category:

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Click Here for the Final Voting Page


Don't forget, we have 50 free subscriptions to the digital issue of DIVE Magazine to give away for voting in the 2019 DIVE Travel Awards (terms and conditions apply). We've also changed the format this year to prevent spammers from meddling in our election - it's still pretty straightforward to enter but just in case you have any questions:

How to enter:

  1. Enter a valid e-mail address if asked to do so
  2. If you are using a shared computer and someone has already voted, you may need to click the 'logout' button underneath the picture in the voting module  -  gleam logout button.
  3. Select your favourites from each category (you can vote for all 25 or just one if you wish) and press 'continue' to cast your vote. Select the next category and again pick your favourites.
  4. If you are using a shared computer or iPad remember to 'logout' at the end so the next person can vote.
  5. The winners of the free digital subscriptions will be selected randomly from all those who voted after the voting is closed. Winners will be notified by e-mail.

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Terms and Conditions: To win a year's subscription to the digital edition of DIVE Magazine (usual price £9.99 or equivalent), entrants must (1) vote for at least one nominee in at least one category in the 2019 DIVE Travel Awards, and (2) have subscribed to our newsletter before 31 October 2019 and remained a subscriber until at least DEMA 2019 (13-16 November). Winners will be notified by e-mail prior to 31 November 2019. The prize is limited to one subscription per entrant and is not transferrable.

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