Vote for Filipino finalists in Ultimate Thailand Explorers

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Back in October, I blogged about Filipino couple Michael Paul and Jennifer, who were hoping to reach the finals of the Ultimate Thailand Explorers competition, in which contestants would use blogs and social networks to chronicle their adventures in Thailand.

I’m happy to share that they made it to the finals, vying with four other couples for the top prize. They’re now asking for the help of fellow Filipino Internet users to check out their blog, vote for them, and help spread the word.

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Vote for Filipino finalists in Ultimate Thailand Explorers

Ultimate Thailand Explorers: Vote for Filipino semifinalists Michael Paul and Jennifer

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Attesting to how social media can be effectively tapped for the tourism industry, the Ultimate Thailand Explorers competition sees Internet-savvy travelers vying for the chance to explore five of the country’s top holiday destinations: Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, and Koh Samui.

Making it to the semifinals for Koh Samui are Filipino newlyweds Michael Paul and Jennifer of Zamboanga City, Philippines. You can vote for Michael Paul and Jennifer here after registering at the Ultimate Thailand Explorers site.

By voting, you won’t just be helping your favorite team, but you’ll also get the chance to be one of two lucky voters who will each receive $2,500 price packages.

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Ultimate Thailand Explorers: Vote for Filipino semifinalists Michael Paul and Jennifer