DOT's Awesome Philippines

Philippine Department of Tourism has just released a new promo website, Awesome Philippines.

Awesome Philippines appears to market the Philippines as the Asia's Best Kept Secret with enough Awesome Secrets of its own. Hence the tagline, "Remix Your Holiday" inviting everyone to experience new things like snorkeling in one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, Hundred Island Hopping and Swimming with Whale Sharks among other awesome adventures.

The website also serves as a platform for DOT to launch a contest done in partnership with MTV. Here are the terms and conditions courtesy of DOT:

1. Create your dream holiday video by remixing video travel clips, photos and music tracks from

2. Find the different clips of specific destinations in the Video Remixer.

3. Pick and edit cuts of the different travel clips and photos based on your own storyline.

4. Choose the soundtrack of your video from the songs available.

5. Register to enter the contest. As a user, you may submit more than one video entry.

6. All submitted videos will be showcased in the website ( gallery and widgets.

7. Your video will be rated by other registered users via a thumbs-up, thumbs-down system.

8. Videos with the highest ratings will be short listed. From the shortlist,
videos will be selected by MTV Asia and the Philippine Department of Tourism as the winning entries.

9. Each creator of a winning video will get to fulfill his/her dream holiday with a friend.

10. This promo runs from February 27 to April 13, 2009. All submitted videos will automatically become the property of the Philippine Department of Tourism.

Cool, cool.

Check out the Awesome Philippines and support Philippine Tourism!

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  1. Have you seen these kinds of videos? astig noh!!! story type siya.. it's when the youtube video ends, you can choose what will happen next... ang galing hehe..

    watch this --

  2. Hi Melrose!

    That's viral marketing. :) I like it.

  3. can i submit my boracay trip? you can check it here


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