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TIA 2017 Photo Competition

Entries are open!

TIA is again holding our popular photo competition. This is a great opportunity for members to show off their creativity. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs, including a camera, accommodation, valuable PR for the member company and savings on your TIA membership fee. 

The theme - 'Keeping Customers Happy'

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This year’s photo competition is proudly supported by ServiceIQ and the theme is ‘Keeping Customers Happy’.

Send us photos that highlight the incredible experience you give your visitors. 

Fantastic prizes

The winning image – the Judges’ Choice Photo

For the member company:
  • Free publicity – this will be TIA’s hero image, used in our promotional material
  • $250 credit to next year’s TIA membership fee
  • Two free tickets to TIA’s Discussing Tourism forum
  • 2 x free ServiceIQ short online courses – Introduction to Visitor Experience and Introduction to Customer Service Skillls
  • $250 Office Max Voucher
 For the photographer:

*Accommodation is subject to availability. Te Waonui availability is restricted to April, September or October.

People’s Choice Photo

For the member company:

  • $250 credit to next year’s TIA membership fee
  • Two free tickets to TIA’s Discussing Tourism forum
  • 2 x free ServiceIQ short online courses – Introduction to Visitor Experience and Introduction to Customer Service Skillls
  • $250 Office Max Voucher

 

For the photographer:

Thank you to the following business partners for their generous prize contributions:

Scenic Hotel Group, Noel Leeming, OfficeMax.  

 

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Judging

Our judging panel will select the winning photo – the Judge’s Choice.

Each week we publish shortlisted photos on our Facebook page. The People’s Choice winner will be the photo that receives the most ‘likes’.

Key dates

10 February        Entries Open

10 March            Entries Close

17 March            Winning photos announced in T-Mail

Please email your entry or entries in JPEG format or a Dropbox (or similar) to member@tia.org.nz with the subject line: PHOTO COMPETITION, and include:

  • Photograph title
  • Photograph location
  • Photographer’s name
  • TIA member organisation name
  • Contact phone number

Conditions of entry

  1. The photo must reflect the theme – Keeping Customers Happy.
  2. The photo must be taken by an owner or employee of the TIA member organisation – no professionally taken photos please.
  3. The photo must be high resolution (at least 1MB).
  4. You must have the permission of any individuals featured in the photo to enter it in the photo competition, and for it to be used for promotional purposes.
  5. 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.

Previous winning photos

Adventure Safety Tongariro National Park Malcom ONeill Hiking New Zealand2

Photo: Hiking New Zealand

 

Kaitiaki Adventures by Dale Thomas resized

Photo: Kaitiaki Adventures

 

Lydia Butler of MOTAT

Photo: MOTAT