Saturday, April 03, 2010

Blogging For Terengganu Tourism

and win cash prizes...

Calling bloggers who want to try their hand at blogging about places to visit in Terengganu, and a chance to win cash prizes -- this is for you.

But prospective bloggers will have to first sign up for the Terengganu Tourism Blog Competition, organised by the state Communication Unit, before the closing date on June 30.

The competition ends in August.

The top prize is RM10,000 cash.

State Education, Higher Learning, Science, Technology and Human Resource Committee chairman Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman who launched the competition said RM70,000 in prize money would be up for grabs in three categories.

Fifteen winning blogs in each category will receive cash prize money.

Students in Form Six and below will compete for the RM5,000 first prize, RM3,500 second prize and RM2,500 third prize while college students stand a chance of winning RM7,000, RM5,000 and RM3,000 for finishing first, second and third respectively.

In the open category, the winner will receive RM10,000 while runner-up and third place finisher will get RM7,000 and RM5,000 respectively.

All competing blogs will be linked to and bloggers may register and get details of the competition through the same blog.



Anonymous said...

Of coast Terengganu has to be one of the best spots for snorkeling, beachside bbq, star gazing and romatic island escapade at Pulau Perhentian.


There are lots of nice tourist spots in Malaysia don't get me wrong.


There's always a problem with accessibility eg. public transport or lack thereof. Also, tourists sometimes feel ripped off eg. KL taxi drivers. Bus drivers drive too fast and fatal crashes are often.

At Pulau Perhentian, the boat drivers push their boats way too fast. I sometimes see the tourists and their children hang on to dear life.

Tourism only works when there is accessibility, integrity and safety. Otherwise, no matter how nice a place is, no tourist would want to revisit or recommend the destination to friends and relatives.

The object of tourism in dollars and cents is the repaid visit. Also, the most important factor in successful tourism is word of mouth which no advertising dollar can do whether it be in print or electronic media.

Rockybru said...

Blog4FT seems to have inspired Blog4TT! That's good, Ena. Imagine, just a couple of years ago,they wouldn't touch blogs and now they are encouraging everyone to blog.

At least we can tell ourselves we've done something good ..

Tak nak masuk peraduan ke?

Luv bloggers said...

What happened to Tok Mommy?
Why isn't she blogging anymore?
My regards to her.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Soon only the rich can holiday at Redang. At proposed 5-star hotels and minimun room rate at RM1,600, Redang Island will soon be catering only to the rich.

For all the rest, well...too bad.

You see, it's not about race, it's about the haves and have nots.

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