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TIA Photo Competition 2020

The 2020 competition is now closed! Winners will be revealed on 20 March. 

This is a great opportunity to get creative and generate some fantastic, high-profile exposure for your tourism operation.


This year’s theme is: Leading the world in sustainable tourismShow us how you are playing your part in creating a truly sustainable tourism industry. Whether your business brings economic benefits to its host community, contributes to restoring and enhancing our natural environment, or innovates to exceed visitor expectations — we want to see it!

Prizes and Awards:

There are two awards for the taking — Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice. And bragging rights are absolutely included.

Judge’s Choice:

  • Free publicity for the member business — the winning image will be the hero image for TIA promotional material throughout 2020
  • A $250 OfficeMax voucher
  • A $100 Noel Leeming gift card
  • Super Deluxe Camping Moon Chair, courtesy of Torpedo7
  • 25L Cooler Bag, courtesy of Torpedo7

People’s Choice:



People’s Choice Award

The best photos received each week will be featured on TIA’s Facebook page each Friday and open to voting by the public. The photo that receives the most ‘likes’ throughout the competition period will be the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

This means that the earlier you submit your photo, the better chance you have of winning more likes. You can encourage your friends, family, co-workers and guests to vote for your photo.

Judge’s Choice Award

The winning Judge’s Choice photo will be selected by our judging panel.

Winners of both Awards will be announced on Friday, 20 March 2020.

Key dates:

  • Entries closed Thursday, 12 March 2020
  • Facebook voting for People's Choice runs until 4pm, Thursday 19 March
  • Winning photos announced in T-Mail on Friday, 20 March 2020

Conditions of entry:

  1. The photos must reflect the theme: Leading the world in sustainable tourism
  2. No photoshopping
  3. The photo must be of high resolution, at least 1MB (preferably larger) and we prefer horizontal images
  4. The photo must be taken by an owner or employee of the TIA member organisation – no photos taken by professional, third-party photographers
  5. You must have the permission of any individuals featured in the photo to enter it in the TIA Photo Competition, and for it to be used for promotional purposes
  6. TIA has the right to use entries in our marketing and PR. Our Strategic Partners may also use the images to promote their services to TIA members.