Bangkok, 19 May, 2016 – Are your pens ready and your cameras primed? TAT Newsroom’s long-anticipated Blogger Campaign is set to open in June, 2016, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting people to tell their stories about Thailand and its culture. International bloggers and photographers will have the chance to show off their work and be rewarded with an all-expenses-paid trip to Thailand.
The Campaign is open to all active bloggers and social media who are invited to share their stories on trips in Thailand or photos they have taken. Even content bloggers who have yet to come to Thailand can enter by writing about the amazing experiences they expect to discover in the kingdom.
To be eligible, bloggers must have a high-profile and regularly updated social media presence with a substantial number of followers. This could include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, etc. or a personal blog that covers travel, food or culture topics. Entrants also need to be followers of the TAT Newsroom via social media platforms.
Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of TAT said, “There are many hundreds of bloggers and photographers out there who record their stories of Thailand online. We want to harness this creative energy to promote the wonders of Thailand and give these talented people the chance to win a trip back to the kingdom to explore further. We are looking forward to seeing what amazing stories and photos the blogging community comes up with when the campaign opens.”
Entrants can upload up to five stories and photos to the specially created TAT Newsroom website in which the address will be unveiled in June, 2016. The Campaign will be open for one month. After posting their stories and photos, the bloggers and photographers can then encourage their online followers and members of the public to vote.
The top three bloggers and three photographers with the highest numbers of votes will be rewarded with an all-expenses-paid trip to Thailand. Voters will also get the chance to receive prizes with their names entered in to a lucky draw.
The TAT Newsroom Blogger Campaign is aimed at promoting the everyday charms of Thailand, its culture and its people. It is the kingdom’s unique blend of, traditions and festivals that epitomise “Thainess” and make the country stand out as offering unique experiences to all visitors, writers and photographers especially.
Stay tuned for more details.
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