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The Peak Selections Gourmet and Travel Magazine clinches six awards at ICMA 2013

Singapore, 25 November 2013 – THE PEAK SELECTIONS: GOURMET AND TRAVEL has clinched six awards in the recent International Creative Media Awards (ICMA) 2013 organised by the International Editorial-Design & Research Forum based in Germany. 

THE PEAK SELECTIONS: GOURMET & TRAVEL reports on the finest gourmet offerings in Singapore and around the world. Readers of this tri-annual publication have highly discerning palates and have no qualms jet-setting globally in pursuit of the best cuisines and the most exclusive travel experiences the world has to offer. 

GOURMET & TRAVEL is in its fourth year and is a spin-off title of THE PEAK, a monthly luxury lifestyle magazine that is held with the highest regard and read by captains of industry and business leaders. 

In the ICMA 2013, THE PEAK’S GOURMET & TRAVEL magazine received Awards of Excellence in the following categories of: Cover, Photography and Alternative Storytelling. This year, about 400 international publications from China, Europe and South America participated in the competition. The panel of judges is made up of industry specialists from the Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland and Germany.

THE PEAK SELECTIONS: GOURMET & TRAVEL received the following at ICMA 2013:

· Cover - Award of Excellence (Issue 6) 
· Cover - Award of Excellence (Issue 7)
· Photography - Award of Excellence (“Pick of the crop”, Issue 6) 
· Alternative Storytelling - Award of Excellence (“Have you eaten a giant Garoupa recently”, Issue 6) 
· Alternative Storytelling - Award of Excellence (“Feel good, eat well”, Issue 7) 
· Alternative Storytelling - Award of Excellence (“What's cooking in 2013, Issue 7)

Mr Sylvester Ng, project editor of THE PEAK SELECTIONS: GOURMET & TRAVEL, said: “It’s extremely gratifying for the team, and certainly an honour to know that our work is recognised by our peers in the international arena. We continually strive for editorial and creative excellence and these awards demonstrate our commitment in meeting that goal.” 

Earlier this year, THE PEAK SELECTIONS: GOURMET & TRAVEL also received an Award of Merit for Best use of Photography/Illustration at the MPAS (Magazine Publishers Association of Singapore) Awards. The annual awards honour the best magazine publishing efforts and professionals in Singapore.

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