The two-month online social media campaign, which ran on www.honeyteeringthailand.comfrom 18 March to 10 May, 2014, attracted 190 couples from all over the world. Under the “Honeyteering – We got so much love to give!” concept, participating couples shared their dream of a honeymoon plus volunteering trip in their desired destination in Thailand in a unique URL page link and encouraged their friends to vote by clicking “HEART” on the page. The four couples collected the highest number of Hearts won.
Milton and Anita Rebeiro from India, winner for Ko Samui trip.
The winners are:
- Federica Xotti and Alberto Badiluzzi from Italy, winner for Hua Hin trip.
- Mark Aquino and Caroline Aquino from Philippines, winner for Chiang Mai trip.
- Thomas Andreasen and Michelle Simonsen from Denmark, winner for Phuket trip.
- Milton Rebeiro and Anita Rebeiro from India, winner for Ko Samui trip.
The four happy heart couples have won the rewards to experience the unique honeyteering trip of their dream in Thailand. The prize for each couple includes return international air tickets from their destination of origin, six nights’ accommodation at a luxury hotel in Thailand, all meals, volunteer activity of in the destination of their choice, sightseeing tours and transfers.
The choice of destinations offered for the participating couples includes Hua Hin, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Ko Samui. For volunteer activity, the choices are teaching English conversation in a local school, working in a local community, protecting the marine environment, or helping on a nature conservation project.
Mr. Sugree Sithivanich, Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said, “It’s overwhelming to see that our “Dream Honeyteering Contest” online campaign is a huge success. Weddings and honeymoons is one of our four key niche markets in the 2014 marketing strategy. The campaign is also in line with our plans to leverage social media as well as promote volunteering tourism in Thailand.”
For more information or to view the four winning couples, visit: http://www.