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Logo's "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice" Honors the Best Up-and-Coming Travel Destinations and Services


Voters Can Choose Their Favorites on and Share Their Votes Via Twitter (#NNNTC) and Facebook

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Logo's announced today the nominees for its fourth annual travel awards.  The newly-named "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice" honors the best of the most stylish, most exciting and hottest destinations and travel services of tomorrow.  Staying on the pulse of tomorrow's trends today, several new categories were added to this year's list including "Bossest Beach" and "Critical Event."

Logo appointed a nominating panel of global travel experts to determine what destinations, hotels, airlines and events best emulate the "next best thing" in the travel industry.  Joining the panel this year were noted travel editors and writers from Conde Nast Traveler, Conde Nast Traveller UK, Sherman's Travel, Lonely Planet, New York magazine, Travel & Leisure, Out, The Advocate, Fodor's, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Robb Report and Harper's Bazaar Australia.

However, it is up to the fans of NewNowNext to determine which nominees deserve the title of "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice."  Travel enthusiasts can vote for their favorites beginning today on  Results will be announced in early December.

Voters can also share their top "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice" categories on Facebook, which will then alert and encourage a voter's friends or followers to sound-off on which nominees deserve such titles as "Sexiest Gay Bar," "Ultimate Resort," "Hottest Locals" and "Style Capital."  To follow the latest about the "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice" go to @NewNowNext and #NNNTC on Twitter and on Facebook.

Nominees for the Fourth Annual "NewNowNext Travel's Choice":

Sexiest Gay Bar 
The Abbey (West Hollywood)
Berghain (Berlin)
Akbar (Los Angeles)
The Week (Rio de Janeiro)
Royal Phoenix (Montreal)

Ultimate Resort 
Oberoi Udaivilas India
Amangiri Utah
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
Singita Lebombo, South Africa
Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico

Hottest Locals 
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Zurich, Switzerland
Medellin, Colombia
New York, NY
Tel Aviv, Israel
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Comeback City 
Mexico City, Mexico
Johannesberg, South Africa
Las Vegas, Nevada
Naples, Italy
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
New Orleans, Louisiana

Indulgent Hotel Chain 
Aman Resorts
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Oetker Collection
The Peninsula Hotels
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Firmdale Hotels

Bossest Beach 
Tulum Beach, Mexico
Punalu'lu Black Sand Beach, Hawaii
Fire Island, New York
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Byron Bay, Australia

Critical Event 
Art Basel (Miami Beach)
Coachella (Palm Springs)
Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival
Madrid Pride (Spain)
SXSW (Austin)
Wimbledon (London)

High Flying Airline
Virgin America
Air New Zealand
Delta Air Lines
Singapore Airlines
Porter Air

Style Capital 
Stockholm, Sweden
Brooklyn, New York
Paris, France
Tokyo, Japan
Berlin, Germany
Istanbul, Turkey

NNN Destination 2012 
Marseilles, France
Seoul, South Korea
Nashville, Tennessee
Antwerp, Flanders


NewNowNext is the online destination for influencers who want to stay ahead of the curve with relevant, up to the minute lifestyle news.  The site's tireless editors don't follow trends, they anticipate them, with a finger on the pulse of what's about to break big in music, TV, movies, culture, travel, style, design and tech.

NewNowNext's Webby-award honored team of expert journalists, columnists, and video personalities feeds its aspirational audience's increasing need for original ideas and advice on the new and about to be huge — be it the next "Downton Abbey," the latest emerging fashion designer, a potentially awesome fitness novelty, or the everyone's-about-to-talk-about-it hotel. With the help of the site's savvy writers and consultants — some regular contributors or the celebrities, designers, artists and influencers the editors keep on speed-dial — NewNowNext whips together witty, sharp interviews, articles and videos on the topics everyone's going to be about NEXT.


Logo celebrates one-of-a-kind personalities, unconventional stories and discovering what's next — all through a mix of original and acquired entertainment that's outrageous, smart and inclusive.  Entertaining a social, savvy audience of gay trendsetters, Logo also attracts a straight audience that wants to be ahead of the curve. Launched in 2005, Logo is in over 51 million homes across the United States, and is complemented by a federation of online properties, including,,,, and  Logo is part of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), which features a roster of popular and highly targeted brands that include MTV, Comedy Central, VH1 and Spike TV.

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