RULES FOR NOMINEES

The registration for nominees is opened since June 15th till September 21st 2016. You need to register via the website – Register.

For proceeding with participation you need to choose a category of the Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards 2016. Fill in all fields and submit for sending it to organisers. Please, kindly note that you can submit an application only for two categories. You are encouraged to enter the category that best reflects your core business. Participation is open for the players from all regions of the country. Entrants must be based or operate in Georgia.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • Hotels
  • Travel agencies and tour operators
  • Festivals and events
  • Restaurants, food spots and wineries
  • Travel photographer
  • Business and entertainment venue
  • Companies who focused towards the hospitality industry or tourism sector.

An entry cannot be moved into another category following the closing date supply of submissions.

WHY ENTER?

Would you like:

  • To stand out from the crowd?
  • A raised profile with the media?
  • To reward your team and boost morale?
  • To attract the best staff?
  • To go forward to the Welcome to Georgia! Awards?
  • A cause for celebration?

If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you should be nominee of the Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards

MAIN STEPS IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE AWARD:

  • Choose a category and make registration
  • Receive login and password to access to personal online nominee cabinet from organizer
  • Make Administrative & Advertisement fee
  • Fill in online questionnaire
  • Prepare for the Online Voting
  • Celebrate your success (gallery)

FEE

After receiving filled in form the organiser will send for you invoice for the organizational fee in the Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards. You have to make one-time fee – 100 GEL per one category (included VAT). Organizational fee is non-refundable.

If your entry fee doesn’t arrive in our offices by the published deadline, we cannot refund your entry fee and you risk disqualification. It is your responsibility to ensure delivery of your entry.

WHAT INCLUDE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND ADVERTISEMENT FEE / BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS

  • Publication results of the Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards in the International and Georgian leading media
  • Publication list of the finalists and winners in the Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards Report which we distribute in different places of Georgia and abroad to    make promo of the Award winners and participants.
  • Posting list of the nominees, finalists, winners in the project official facebook page;
  • Posting finalist and winners logo on the big screen at the official ceremony;

PROVIDING ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS FOR JUDGE

After registration organiser will send you access for your personal cabinet by e-mail which you indicated in the registration form. In personal cabinet you can see all rules of participations for nominees, key dates and questions according your chosen category (categories). The registered user has the right to access, correct or remove their information during the period since July 15th till September 30th 2016. An access for nominees’ personal cabinet will be closed after 30th of September

According to the questionnaire you need to answer questions strictly. Please, for fill in questionnaire use English language. Each section must be completed if you wish to score maximum points for your category. Only complete entries will be considered by Jury Expert Board.

We ask you to add 4 photos in high quality. Photos must correspond to the selected category. Size of picture must be not less than 2000 Х 1200px. Also we ask you to send us your LOGO in high quality. These will be used for the screen presentation at the Second Annual Awards Сeremony.

KEY DATES

Nominations Open: since June 15th, 2016

Nominations Close: September 20th, 2016

Providing by Nominees the answers and materials according to the questionnaire: since June 15th till 30th September, 2016

Online Voting: since 21st of September till 5th of October, 2016

Nominees assessment by the Award Jury Board: since 07th of October till 21st of October, 2016

THE PROCESS OF THE NOMINEES’ ASSESSMENT

Independence and impeccable reputation are the core values of the Awards.

Participation is open for the players from all regions of the country and the chances of winning for each participant are equal.

Participants will be assessed by an independent Jury Expert Board which consists of the experts of the world and local travel, culture and hospitality market.

The Jury Member will give each nominee points based on the criteria relevant to the nomination. As a result, a list of finalists will be created. Each Member of the Jury Expert Board has a right to attend any participant for additional examination.

The second part of the assessment – ONLINE VOTING on the website of the Welcome to Georgia! Awards. The list of all nominees will be published on the Award’s website – Nominees. The voting will be open since 21st of September till 05th of October via link. Your guests and customer are welcome to vote for you. One person can vote only once. Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Award grants you the Nominee’s Widget, which you can upload in personal cabinet. You may placing the Widget on the your website or FB.  You should ensure by yourself that your target audience is informed regarding the voting and vote for you.

An Independent Auditor of the Award BDO Georgia will calculate the number of points awarded to each nominee (points awarded by the Jury Expert Board plus the number of votes from the online voting) and determines the finalists and the winner in each nomination. That means that WELCOME TO GEORGIA! NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS is totally transparent and all processes are being truly according the judges and voting decisions.

NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS

Finalists will be notified of their success by telephone and email. The winners will be announced at the Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards Official Ceremony 2016 on the end of November at one of the best venue of Tbilisi.

PRIVACY POLICY

All information is being collected and held by Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards for the purpose of administering these Award.

 

Project Manager                                                               Business Development Manager

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