The process of arriving at the winners for the different voting are as follows:

1. Nominations from the Balearica Awards College
2. Nominations solicited from the public
3. Nominees collation by Nigeria Tourism Awards
4. Top 10 nominees by ratio 7:3 Balearica Awards College and public respectively
5. Request top 10 nominees to send data as per judging criteria
6. Vote by BAC to reveal top 5
7. Judges screen top 5 nominees with powers to veto and substitute any
8. Top 5 nominees announced
9. Public voting commences
10. Final votes collated by dividing the votes of the BAC by 3 and the votes of the public by 7 and rounded up to the nearest figure
11. Winner announced at the awards gala on Friday 22nd November