Deadline: August 15, 2014
Are you are a passionate traveller? Do you know lots about tourism and its economic, social and environmental impact and happen to have your own blog? Then you can participate in the World Tourism Day Blogger Competition on this year’s WTD theme “Tourism and Community Development.”
The author of the winning post will be invited to a round trip to Mexico, with the opportunity to visit local community projects.
The trip will end with the winner attending the official WTD Celebration taking place on 27 September in Guadalajara, Mexico, alongside UNWTO and tourism stakeholders from around the world.
This competition is open to active bloggers, 18 years of age or older, with a shown track record of posts on their blog.
You must do the following:
- Create a featured post on your blog on the subject of “Tourism and Community Development”.
- Share your experiences: Did you have the chance to visit a community which benefitted from tourism? Has your home community experienced improvements thanks to tourism?
Blog Post length and language: You may write your post in English, French or Spanish. Make sure though you do not exceed
the limit of 500 words. Submitted posts will be displayed on the World Tourism Day website wtd.unwto.org.
Submitted posts must relate directly to the theme of “Tourism and Community Development” and must be written in one of the three stated languages. In addition, the jury will take into account additional elements to support and illustrate the story, such as original pictures, video, sound clips, links, etc.
How to Enter
- Publish a post on your blog on the topic above
- Visit the Blogger Competition section on wtd.unwto.org and create your entry indicating the title of your blog post, the URL, upload a picture and add a short description.
Do contact WTD at [email protected] should you have trouble entering your post.
Note: UNWTO will announce the winning post on 30 August 2014.
For more information, visit WTD Blogger Competition.