Photo Contest

Project Outline

Photo contest entry is closed

Contest Period

22 July - 31 August 2020

Contest Theme

Throwback to My Trip to Asia
This contest is intended for photos of following ten cities: Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Metro Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tomsk, and Tokyo


Best Photo Award: Each city selects special prizes for Best Photo Award winners. *1 photo from each city
Excellence Award: kumihimo (braided cord) bracelet from Tokyo souvenir and personalized photo canvas printed with your photo selected by the jury. *4 photos from each city
Prize winners of best awards and excellence awards will be contacted by the Campaign Office.

How to enter

STEP 1 Upload your photos
To enter the contest, simply click the link below and complete the application form.

STEP 2 Share your photos (optional)
To get your photos featured by the contest website and official Instagram account, simply share your photos on Instagram and use the hashtags #wta_throwback and #wta_[insert name of city], during the contest period.


An entrant may submit photos as many times as he/she wants. However, we may cancel submissions if the photos are all similar.
Both color as well as black and white photos are accepted.
However, manipulated images such as digitally composed photos are not accepted.
There is no regulation for camera models and image formats. We recommend submissions be 1024 pixels (long side).
Photos which would violate a third party's right (Copyright/Portraits right) are not accepted.
If of any kind is caused by submitted photos, the Council for Promotion of Tourism in Asia (CPTA) accepts no responsibility.
Submission of photos which violate public order and morality will be rejected. Photos related to political, religious, and advertising activities are also not accepted.
Photos that have been submitted to or are intended to be submitted to other contests are not accepted.
Submitted photos as well as the entrant’s name, including Instagram account information, may, at CPTA’s sole discretion, be used for promotion purposes including website, SNS, posters, and events with no compensation.
All rights to use the submitted photo images belong to CPTA including image trimming and color adjustment for prints.
CPTA has the right to remove any photos posted on its Instagram account.
CPTA will choose the contest winning photos based on its own management policy and criteria. Entrants must accept CPTA’s decision, and CPTA will not field any disputes or objections from entrants.
This website is subject to change and/or end without notice.
Parental consent is required for entrants under 18 years old.
If any prize notification or attempted notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited.
CPTA ensures proper security of all personal information CPTA collects through entries into this contest.
No transfer of right, substitution, or cash equivalent for any prizes will be permitted.
Any photos which do not comply with the above regulations may result in disqualification from the contest.