Swoo announces 1st Winner of its weekly competition “Swooperstar Voyage!”

  • Jacky Harb from Lebanon wins 2 flight tickets to Seychelles and a 3 nights stay in H resorts
  • Swoo, the leading global livestreaming platform with installs exceeding 1.6 million worldwide, is one of the innovative products of Abu Dhabi based Algorythma

Swoo, the leading global livestreaming platform with more than 1.6 million installs, unveiled today the first-week winner of its month-long contest “Swooperstar Voyage”.

Swoo is the first Emirati based live streaming application used by celebrities, influencers, leaders and experts to connect with audiences from across the globe. It was developed by Algorythma, the technology arm of the Abu Dhabi Financial Group.

Within six months of its launch, Swoo has amassed tremendous of users, with a dominant user base from South Asia and the MENA region. It currently has 1.6 million installs and is slated to cross 2 million within this month.

The “Swooperstar Voyage” took off on 1st of February 2018. The award is presented to the winner with the most viewed broadcast among the top 20 broadcasts displayed on the Leader Board on Swoo application. Each entry was judged based on viewing rates. The lucky winner receives 3 nights stay at The H Resort in Seychelles, as well as return tickets for two persons from the country of origin.

Jacky Harb from Lebanon, lucky winner of first week of “Swooperstar Voyage” who was clearly jubilant on her win said: “Swoo has given me a fantastic platform to connect with great people from all over the world. I am really excited to win two tickets and a 3 nights stay in a 5 stars’ hotel and to be recognized for my ability to engage and interact with a live audience.” Jacky was recognized with almost 8,000 views for her instructive broadcast themed “Sursock Museum: Beirut’s Jewel”.

The Swoo competition saw users and broadcasters from the Sub-continent and the MENA region who are interested in outdoor leisure, hiking, travelling and trekking activities, compete for the best live broadcast.

Swoo gave broadcasters from all over the world the opportunity to showcase exciting, fun live videos of their leisure outdoor activities, or during their travels, or exploration of the city on ESCAPE channel or with Hashtag #Voyage, doubled with a chance to win the amazing prize.

Every week, the top broadcasts with maximum views will be shortlisted to appear on the Leader Board within the Swoo application. Once that first round is finished, the winner of the weekly contest will be the most viewed broadcast at the end of every week. Weekly awards consist of 3 nights stay at a 5 stars’ hotel in Seychelles, Dubai, Rabat or London as well as return tickets for two persons from the country of origin.

Divyesh Mahajan, CEO of Swoo, said: “We are thrilled to see Jacky Harb win the Swooperstar Voyage award. We thank all the contestants for making the contest a success, and are excited to see Swoo users and broadcasters embark on the second week of the contest. We would like to thank H Hotels and Resorts for this fruitful partnership”.