What Makes You Smile About Thailand?


Tell us for a chance to win a trip + $5,000 spending money!

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 9, 2016 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand, in partnership with DreamJobbing, wants to send two people to the “land of smiles.” The “What Makes You Smile About Thailand?” contest, announced today, will give one winner a trip for two to Thailand, including round-trip flights and hotel for seven days, plus $5000USD spending money. Applicants need to upload a 60-second video to http://dreamjobbing.com/ThailandSmiles sharing what makes them smile about Thailand.

Applicants: upload a one-minute video to the DreamJobbing website to enter the contest. Use the video as a platform to share your favorite memory or story about the time you’ve spent in Thailand, where there is plenty to make visitors smile. Is it the monks in saffron robes, the warm Thai people, the incredible food, stunning beaches and luxury hotels, or the elephant experiences? Whatever the experience, it should be the focus of each video entered in the contest, which closes on February 29, 2016.

Once an applicant has submitted a video, he or she will then share the video with social-media communities using the hashtag , thus creating a buzz around the submission and the contest itself.

Thailand is known as the “land of smiles,” a place that is full of welcoming people and stunning locations. The Tourism Authority of Thailand knows that people all over the world have wonderful memories of Thailand, so what better way to share those stories of joy from “Amazing Thailand” than via a personal video that just might win them a return trip? The authority has tapped the DreamJobbing platform to create a simple, accessible way for everyone to share those experiences.

Ben Fleming, Marketing Manager for the Tourism Authority of Thailand in Los Angeles, explains, “We’ve previously worked with the DreamJobbing team to send three winners to Thailand as wildlife volunteers. The applicants were the most passionate and dedicated that we could have found. That’s why we’re working with DreamJobbing again to discover the best stories of visiting Thailand. We want to inspire a whole new audience to make the journey!”

Lisa Hennessy, co-founder of DreamJobbing, is overjoyed to bring this opportunity to light, adding, “What isn’t there to love about Thailand? Last time I was there I played caregiver to an elephant for a day, woke up at sunrise to participate in giving alms to monks and swam in crystal blue waters. It’s such an exotic location. I’m so happy DreamJobbing is able to give someone a chance to experience it.”

The “What Makes You Smile About Thailand?” campaign will begin accepting video submissions on December 3, 2015. The platform will close for submissions on February 29, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PST. For more information, please visit http://dreamjobbing.com/ThailandSmiles. 

About DreamJobbing:

DreamJobbing is an innovative company that bridges the entertainment, tech, digital and branded-content worlds. It was founded by entertainment industry veterans – Lisa Hennessy, Alex Boylan and Burton Roberts. The trio are entrepreneurs and storytellers with backgrounds in network TV production, digital content, social media, PR, marketing and technology. Lisa Hennessy is one of the key pioneers in large scale competition reality shows; she has Executive produced hundreds of hours of network TV including Eco-Challenge, Rock Star, Contender, Biggest Loser, and more. Alex Boylan and Burton Roberts were visionaries in the digital world, having created the first online – interactive series Around the World for Free prior to the two becoming the go-to team producing branded digital content for CBS, Rachael Ray Show, Travel Channel and many more. DreamJobbing has three distinct verticals: A creative agency which works with brands, businesses and tourism offices on creative content and social media campaigns, a production company, and a digital platform (www.DreamJobbing.com) which offers the coolest jobs in the world.

About Thailand

Located just 15 degrees north of the equator, “Amazing Thailand” is one of Southeast Asia’s premier travel destinations and home to well-known tourist locations including the capital city of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Ko Samui and Krabi. Known as the “land of smiles,” Thailand features some of the world’s finest luxury hotels and resorts, and offers visitors a rich tapestry of exotic architecture, culture, cuisine, traditions and adventures. For more information on Thailand, visit na.tourismthailand.org .

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