• Online voting will be open from 01 January – 15 March 2018 to select two (2) winners.
• The judging panel will convene to select four (4) winners during the last week of March 2018.
• Winner announcement will be made during the last week of March 2018.
Screening & Judging Criteria
The submission addresses the theme/category of the competition, or ‘Open to the New Shades’.
The submission is beneficial to Thai tourism, and can be employed for actual promotions and advertisements on Thailand's tourism.
The submission promotes a good image of Thai tourism in these five main areas: Gastronomy, Arts and Crafts, Nature and Beaches, Culture, and Way of Life.
• Once the stories have been approved, voters can go on the website to vote until the deadline.
• Voters are encouraged to vote for the entries that are deemed as helping to promote a good image of Thailand.
• Voters are restricted to one vote per hour with a limit of 10 votes daily.
• Vote points will be displayed on blog.tatnews.org