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GetYourGuide is looking for the best travel photographer

The successful online booking platform GetYourGuide.com is offering the chance to win two fantastic city trips and other prizes like vouchers for over 6,000 tours and activities worldwide. The new Travel Photo Contest is fun, social and easy to take part in. Submit your 10 most impressive or unique travel photos to win.

Berlin, - August 1, 2011: GetYourGuide, Europe's leading online platform for booking tours, and activities started a Travel Photo Contest together with their partners today. Open for residents from the U.S, UK and Canada, this exciting photo contest will showcase photographers and photographs from across the world to find the best original travel photos. Votes will be collected to decide the Best Photo and Best Photographer winners.

Procedure of the contest:
The contest will run for two months, from August 1st until September 30th. Participants have already begun to upload their best photographs at www.GetYourGuide.com/en/travel-photo-contest-2011/
Participants have to be at least 18 years old and residents of the US, UK and Canada. Voters can be from any country. Prizes will be awarded to the categories of Best Photo and Best Photographer after the close of the contest.

The prizes:

  • Best Photo
    The photo with the most votes at the close of the contest will win a trip for two to Miami to enjoy a five-day stay in this great US city. The winner will stay 4 luxurious nights in a 4 star hotel and discover the city with exciting tours provided.
  • Best Photographer
    The 20 photo collections with the highest collective amount of votes will move on to the jury stage, along with five picks from the GetYourGuide staff. Judges will then pick the winner. The best photographer will win a trip for two to New York, including 4 nights in a 4 star hotel and tours for the winners to experience the city.
  • Photo of the Week
    Weekly categories will provide chances to win small prizes throughout the contest, chosen by the GetYourGuide staff.

Anyone who would like to enter their travel photos or to look at the current photos and vote should go to www.GetYourGuide.com/en/travel-photo-contest-2011/ to join in.

The major sponsors of the contest are: The flight engine KAYAK (www.kayak.com) and the hotel reservations platform agoda (www.agoda.com).Further partners are: Bree (www.bree.com), as well as the tour operators, On Location Tours (www.screentours.com), Jungle Island (www.jungleisland.com), Empire State Building (www.esbnyc.com) and Smart Destinations (www.smartdestinations.com).

About GetYourGuide
GetYourGuide is Europe's leading platform for booking tours, attractions and activities online. Activities on GetYourGuide range from sightseeing and historical tours to rafting and snorkeling. GetYourGuide provides over 6,000 tours and activities in more than 600 destinations worldwide. The company was founded 2009 in Switzerland and has offices in Zurich, Berlin and Las Vegas.

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