Soul of the Philippines’ First Runner-up Winner Visits Boracay

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Soul of the Philippines’ first runner-up winner, Nicole Sunderland, will be travelling this year on an all-expense paid trip to Boracay. Nicole Sunderland is one of the participants of the Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Asia Pacific hosted by the Philippines in 2016.


Launched during TBEX Asia Pacific 2016, the Soul of the Philippines is an Instagram photo contest which encouraged TBEX participants to post images portraying the soulfulness of the Philippines. Over 300 entries were submitted by local and foreign travel bloggers.


This year, first prize winner Nicole Sunderland, have chosen to travel to Boracay on March 17-21. Partnering with the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) with this trip are the Grand Hyatt Manila and Shangri-La Boracay Resort and Spa as official hotels. She is behind the luxury food, travel and lifestyle blog, A Matador Network contributor, Ms. Sunderland offers social media consulting, food reviews, product reviews, collaboration posts and hotel reviews to brands.


TBEX is the world’s largest annual conference of travel bloggers, writers and media content creators. The TBEX Asia Pacific 2016 was successfully hosted in the Philippines by TPB in cooperation with Department of Tourism (DOT) and garnered more than 600 participants from all over the world.  



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