Cinnamon Travel Blogger Awards 2016

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  • Statistics and information shared about the blog and its user must be honest and accurate, as the submitted application may be subject to disqualification should the information be fraudulent.
  • The Cinnamon Travel Blogger awards includes 10 award categories. 3 bloggers/blogs will be shortlisted under each category by an independent judging panel (hyperlink) and will be offered the hosted trip (hyperlink) to Sri Lanka.
  • A further 30 bloggers will be chosen at the discretion of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts based on their reach and audience. They will not be eligible to receive any Cinnamon Travel Blogger awards.
  • The hosted trip to Sri Lanka includes the following:
    • Free return economy class air ticket courtesy SriLankan Airlines from pre-defined destinations (refer below)
    • Free return airport transfers
    • Free full board accommodation at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts on twin-sharing basis for 5 nights/6 days.
    • Free Wifi or data connection while on tour
    • Free airport transfers, and transport within Sri Lanka while on tour
    • Free entrance tickets and excursions as specified in the itinerary
    • Free entrance to the TBCasia 2016 conference as well as an invitation to the gala awards ceremony and dinner of Cinnamon Travel Blogger Awards 2016
    • Excludes the following:
      > Applicable country taxes
      > Cost of Visa to Sri Lanka
      > Any extras and tips of personal nature, not listed above. These include: alcohol, laundry, food & beverages beyond the full board package
  • Expectations of a hosted blogger:
    Bloggers who accept the invitation to attend the pre-conference tour, conference and the award ceremony are kindly requested to provide the following:

    • A minimum of one post on Sri Lanka, one post on Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts for being the officially host of the entire tour and an optional post on SriLankan Airlines, the official airline partner.
    • A minimum of 2 Social media posts per day, with #tbcasia and tagging of other partners.
    • Publish all blog posts and social media posts within 60 days of completing the tour in Sri Lanka.
    • Provide a brief report of the blog posts and social media coverage following the tour, to be given 2 months after completion of stay in Sri Lanka.
    • Invitations offered to shortlisted bloggers will be exclusively for the person(s) named on each invite.
    • At any point of time, up to one year of receiving an award for a specific category, the winner must be agreeable to submit necessary proof to verify any data provided during the application stage.
  • Tickets will be issued only from the SriLankan Airlines online points. Click here
  • Applications close on November 15th, at midnight Indian Standard Time (IST).
  • Although the contest is being held in cooperation with the Professional Travel Bloggers Association, you do not need to be a member of the PTBA to enter. The Cinnamon Travel Blogger Awards are open to all travel bloggers.

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