Oct 18, 2018 General Comments Off on Team from Indonesia wins annual Asia travel contest in Taiwan
Taipei, A team from Indonesia received first place in the fifth annual Asia Super Team competition Thursday, at an event held to present team members with their award.
"The 2018 Asia Super Team: Dare for Future" saw about 5,500 business teams apply online to take part in the preliminary round which was held from June to August, after which eight teams from eight countries were selected to contest the final in September.
Organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade and promoted by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the 2018 theme was "Dare for Future" and required eight Asian teams to undertake various challenges across Taiwan for two days beginning October 15, including preparing and tasting local signature dishes, drawing cinema posters, picking tea leaves and experiencing indigenous dance and culture.
On the last day of the challenge, the teams were required to upload photos of their competition in Taiwan, tag the photos with #AsiaSuperTeam, and encourage coworkers, friends, and families to vote for them.
At the award ceremony on Thursday, AnyMind Group from Indonesia was crowned the winning team of this year's event, receiving a travel package valued at US$50,000.
Leonor Lin (???), TAITRA's executive vice president, said the competition give participants a chance to experience first hand the culture and friendliness of Taiwan.
Hopefully the experience will encourage them to help promote Taiwan after they return home, Bureau of Foreign Trade Deputy Director-General Lee Guann-jyh (???) said.
The Asia Super Team was launched in 2014 and is open to companies from across Asia.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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