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ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year to Win Tickets for Two to a Worldwide Destination

ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year to Win Tickets for Two to a Worldwide Destination

This year’s overall winner of the ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year competition will again win tickets for two from Dublin to any destination of their choice from the more than 150 on the Emirates worldwide network.

The inaugural ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year competition was held in 2015 and received exceptional entries in quantity and quality. This year eligibility to enter has been extended to ALL travel industry personnel based in Ireland and the time period has been extended by one month to five months.

The 2016 ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year competition is open to all travel industry personnel (i.e. staff or management) based on the island of Ireland. Photos taken by the entrant since 1st November 2015 are eligible, and up to five entries can be made per person during each month of the competition.

Each photo submitted should be in jpeg format, at minimum 300dpi resolution, and be a maximum of 5mb in size.

The photo competition is running over five months, from 1st June to 31st October 2016. Each month’s entries will be judged by Anita Thomas, Sales Manager Ireland, Emirates, the competition’s sponsors; Michael Flood, Editor, Irish Travel Trade News; and by Neil Steedman, ITTN’s News & Features Editor. Each of the five monthly winners will receive a voucher for €200.

In addition, a wild card finalist will be chosen from all the entries submitted over the five months by a separate panel of judges comprising Enda Corneille, Country Manager Ireland, Emirates; professional photographer Paul Sherwood; and Michael Flood, ITTN Editor. The wild card winner will also receive a €200 voucher.

All the six winners will also be guests of Emirates at the 25th Silver Jubilee Irish Travel Trade Awards, which will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road on Friday 25th November 2016, when the overall winner will be announced and presented with tickets for two from Dublin to any destination on Emirates’ extensive worldwide network.

Overall Winner in 2015: ‘Coffee Break Time’, taken in January 2015 at Inle Lake, Myanmar by Brendan Barry, Discover Travel

Overall Winner in 2015: ‘Coffee Break Time’, taken in January 2015 at Inle Lake, Myanmar, by Brendan Barry, Discover Travel

How to Enter

The competition entry form is at: www.ittn.ie/photo-competition-entry-form/ or click on ‘PHOTO COMPETITION’ on the www.ittn.ie home page.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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