The Asia Destination Film Awards 2020


The Asia Destination Film Awards 2020 were awarded on 30 January 2020 in Bangkok. From close to 1,000 submissions, 34 films were shortlisted in the categories:

  1. Tourism Boards
  2. Travel Industry
  3. Filmmakers
  4. User-generated Content
  5. Sustainable Tourism

The 34 finalists were reviewed again by our judges and made available for public online voting on the Asia Destination Film Forum website. The board of judges voted for their winner, while close to 7,000 votes were cast by the public for the Public Choice Awards from 26-29 January 2020.

All awards were handed out by Mongolian wrestlers, provided by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia, the  Destination partner of the 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum in Bangkok on January 30th.

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Handing over the Asia Destination Film Award to a representative of Malaysia Tourism

Shortlisted Films

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Title: The Tourism Decade | The Women Rafters
Author: destinationfilmforum_4lcpy6
Rating:   (4.48/5) - 1646x rated

Category: Sustainable Tourism
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Description: Meet Merlyn Montserrat, one of the first women rafters of Lake Pandin, Laguna. Formally called the Samahan ng Mga Kababaihang Mangingisda at Bangkera sa Lawa ng Pandin, this group of homemakers started their journey with just a single raft and the simple dream of providing a better life for their kids. Over a decade later, watch as Merlyn narrates how rafting boosted tourism in Lake Pandin, ultimately changing the lives of her family and community for the better.