TTG Asia’s When beautiful turns ugly feature, won Feature of the Year (Trade) – Silver award at the recent Asia Pacific Publishing Awards (APPA) and MPAS Awards 2018 in Singapore.
Written by Philippines correspondent Rosa Ocampo, the article examines the fallouts of unbridled development – and lack of regulation – on Boracay and other once-pristine spots in the Philippines, and questions whether lessons be learnt from Boracay’s six-month closure.
The winning article, which was published in TTG Asia April 2018, can be viewed here.
In 2017, an analysis on Cambodia’s tourist sites of death and suffering – Dark side of dark tourism – won TTG Asia the Feature of the Year Bronze award from MPAS, while TTGassociations magazine picked up the Travel Trade Media of the Year award.
MPAS & APPA 2018 is organised by the Media Publishers Association of Singapore.