2013 WINNERS

Digital Innovation Asia  Winners of the First DIA Awards AnnouncedThe Digital Innovation Asia Awards recognize the most forward thinking yet performance-oriented digital innovations in the Pacific Asia travel and tourism industry. The DIA Awards were celebrated at famous BED Supperclub in Bangkok on June 10th.

The DIA Awards are overseen by members of the new Digital Innovation Asia Council, an invite-only forum of the most senior e-commerce executives and digital marketing thought-leaders from hotels, airlines, and tourist boards from all corners of the Asia Pacific region. Nominations were open until May 31st, 2013 via our DIA Awards partner TravelDailyNews.Asia in the following categories “Most Engaging Website”, “Most Impactful Campaign”, “Most Creative Use of Technology”, and “Most Inspiring
Content”.

Digital Innovation Asia is endorsed and supported by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN), the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), the Tourism Technology Association (TTA), the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the International Federation of IT in Travel and Tourism (IFITT), and the International Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals (SKAL).

In association with Digital Innovation Asia (DIA) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Travel Daily News Asia is delighted to announce the winners for the first Digital Innovation Asia Awards.
Who were the winners of the 1st DIA Awards?
1. MOST ENGAGING WEBSITE
Tourism Malaysia
http://www.tourism.gov.my/en/intl
2. MOST IMPACTFUL CAMPAIGN
Tourism Authority of Thailand – The Little Big Project
http://www.TheLittleBigProjectThailand.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSYHAvpnu_k
3. MOST CREATIVE USE OF TECHNOLOGY
e-Visa Cambodia (CINet Technologies)
http://mfaic.gov.kh/evisa/
4. MOST INSPIRING CONTENT
Air New Zealand – Safety Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cBlRbrB_Gnc
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS (AND FINALISTS)!It was a great event at Bed Supperclub – check out the photos at:https://www.facebook.com/DIAsiatourism/photos_stream
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Here is a complete list of all the finalists, that were selected by the DIA Awards Judging Panel, among all the entries:
A. MOST ENGAGING WEBSITE
1. Tourism New Zealand
http://www.newzealand.com/
3. Tourism Indonesia
http://www.indonesia.travel/id
B. MOST IMPACTFUL CAMPAIGN
2. Philippines Tourism – It’s More Fun in the Philippines
http://itsmorefuninthephilippines.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADNgEHFDYzo
3. Tourism Authority of Thailand – The Little Big Project
http://www.TheLittleBigProjectThailand.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSYHAvpnu_k

C. MOST CREATIVE USE OF TECHNOLOGY

1. e-Visa Cambodia
http://mfaic.gov.kh/evisa/

2. Hotel Quickly
http://www.hotelquickly.com/

3. Fingi / Aloft Hotel Bangkok
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrPmDv_ODVI

 

D. MOST INSPIRING CONTENT

1. Air New Zealand – Safety Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cBlRbrB_Gnc

2. Tourism Authority of Thailand – Warm Welcome
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhHT3BmT7sk&list=PLv8KxbTIeUv15sMkwXf9ixQfeVIR0oSju&index=1

3. Incredible India – 2013 Commercial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qBE_Z8JbzY