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TAT Newsroom announces lucky Blogger Thailand 2019 winners

Bangkok, 28 February 2019 – The results are in for the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s fourth annual TAT Newsroom “Blogger Thailand” competition, and TAT is delighted to announce the lucky winners.

TAT Newsroom announces lucky Blogger Thailand 2019 winners

Out of a possible 140 total points as per the previously published criteria, the six winners are:

* “Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park: One of the Most Outstanding Natural Sites in Thailand” by Flo Shih of the blog “Yoga Wine Travel” from Hong Kong, at 128 points.

* “East Meets East: Bangkok’s Chinatown” by Eileen Cotter Wright of the blog “Pure Wander” from the USA, at 126 points.

* “Nong Bua Market, Chanthaburi” by AmiJan LightTravel of the blog “amijan” from Taiwan at 123 points.

* “Thailand – 4 Cooking Experiences That We Didn’t Know” by Da Young Kim of the blog “nonie.tistory” from South Korea, at 119 points.

* “Tuk Tuk and Canal Tour Bangkok” by Marianne Rogerson of the blog “Mum on the Move” from Australia, at 117 points.

* “Khlong Lat Mayom: A Hidden Floating Market of Bangkok!” by Madhurima Chakraborty of the blog “Orange Wayfarer” from India, at 115 points.

The three alternate runners-up are:

* “How I Almost Died in Pai…” by Sarah Plack of the blog “Ferhweh Sarah” from Germany at 114 points.

* “Street Food Tour” by Tianna Gratta of the blog “The Passport Chronicles” from the USA, at 110 points.

* “#HowToPhuket” by Kapil Kumar of the blog “kapil ricky” from India at 101 points.

Winners must verify their identity within seven days after the announcement date by submitting the proof of participation (the social media post that was set to the public) and a copy of their passport to email: [email protected] from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Thai time).

Non-compliance within the one-week time frame or being unable to travel to Thailand during the proposed period will result in the prize being forfeited and an alternate runner-up invited.

The six verified winners will receive a return airfare (home country to Bangkok, Phuket to home country) and enjoy an exclusive bespoke five-day/four-night trip that explores Phang Nga and Phuket provinces in Southern Thailand.

Trip dates are 29 March to 2 April, with winners arriving in Bangkok on 28 March and departing from Phuket on 3 April.

All six winner and three runners-up were voted by a panel of judges and the TAT Newsroom Team, supported by colleagues from the TAT’s International PR Division Team. All entrants in the popular vote category failed to receive the minimum number of 5,000 votes required for eligibility.

The TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand competition is now in its fourth year, and it continues to grow and attract interest from travel and lifestyle bloggers from the world over. The TAT Newsroom Team recognised the utmost importance to all involved to make sure our selection criteria and voting process was as transparent as possible to ensure all applicants were judged fairly.

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