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Cinnamon Travel Bloggers' Conference & Awards
30 October 2018 | Colombo, Sri Lanka

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Condition for Speakers Registrations

  • Statistics and information shared must be honest and accurate, as the submitted application may be subject to disqualification should the information be fraudulent.
  • Selected speakers will be invited to participate in a fully hosted trip to Sri Lanka, with return air-fare including taxes, full board accommodation at all Cinnamon properties together with on-ground transportation

    • For the one-day conference and Travel Blogger Awards ceremony on 30th October 2018
    • The promoter will host speakers who wish to attend the pre-conference tour from 25th -29th October 2018
  • Invitations offered to the speakers will be exclusively for the person(s) named on each invite and cannot be transferred.
  • Inclusions and exclusions
    What is included What is not included
    • Return airfare on economy class
    • Single accommodation on full board basis at 4/5 star hotels in Sri Lanka from 25th to 30th October 2018;
    • Ground transfers from the Katunayake Bandaranayake International airport to the respective tour itinerary from 25th to 30th October 2018;
    • One entrance ticket to the TBC asia 2018 conference and awards
    • Entrance tickets/ excursions as per the specified itinerary provided by the promoter
    • Visa fee
    • Travel insurance
    • Transport from residence to the International airport and transport from the International airport to the residence
    • Liquor
    • Laundry
    • Extras during the hotel stay
    • Spa treatments
    • Any other related or unrelated costs not specified to be borne by the Promoter

    For more inquiries – tbcasia@cinnamonhotels.com


Terms and Condition for Awards Registrations

  • 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 is inaccurate.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a fully hosted trip to Sri Lanka, with return air-fare including taxes, full board accommodation at all Cinnamon properties together with on-ground transportation, excursions and entrance to the one day conference and Travel Blogger Awards ceremony.
  • Bloggers who accept the invitation to attend the pre-conference tour, conference and the award ceremony are kindly requested to provide a minimum of 3 high quality blog posts or videos about your experience in Sri Lanka during TBC Asia. Minimum one blog post/video must feature Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts and minimum one blog post/video must include a section about your travels with Sri Lankan airlines and minimum one blog post must include an article about Sri Lanka. The posts must include links to the main partners and the campaign hashtags.
  • 2 Social media posts per day, with #tbcasia #cinnamonhotels #srilanka #srilankan and tagging of other partners
  • Complete blog posts and social media coverage following the tour maximum 2 months after completion of stay in Sri Lanka. A payment of 500 USD will be released as soon as all your content is submitted and approved by the TBC Asia team.
  • Invitations offered to shortlisted bloggers will be exclusively for the person(s) named on each invite and cannot be transferred.
  • While we expect the shortlisted applicants of each category to be present for the pre-tour/conference it is not a criteria for judging. In case if you’re unable to visit in person the winner is expected to join the award ceremony via skype.
  • 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.
  • Maximum of 15 bloggers will be included in each of the tours mentioned the website ( http://www.tbcasia.com/preconference-tour.php ) to be registered on first come first serve basis once the shortlisted candidates are announced.
  • The shortlisted bloggers should be willing to share analytics of their website and social ( read only copy) for the purpose of validating the applications submitted.
  • FOC tickets will be issued only from the following Sri Lankan airlines online points. Any other flights required to connect to the Sri Lankan airlines online point will be a responsibility of the blogger.

    Destination Destinations Country
    1 CMB Sri Lanka
    2 MLE Maldives
    India   14 Destinations
    1 MAA India
    2 TRV
    3 TRZ
    4 BOM
    5 BLR
    6 DEL
    7 COK
    8 CJB
    9 GAY
    10 HYD
    11 CCU
    12 VTZ
    13 VNS
    14 IXM
    15 KHI Pakistan
    Europe   1 Destination
    1 LHR UK
    Far East   11 destinations
    1 NRT Japan
    2 BKK Thailand
    3 KUL Malaysia
    4 SIN Singapore
    5 HKG Hong Kong
    6 PEK China
    7 PVG
    8 CAN
    9 KMG
    10 CGK Indonesia
    11 DAC Bangladesh
    Middle East   9 destinations
    1 AUH UAE
    2 DXB
    3 DOH Qatar
    4 DMM Saudi Arabia
    5 RUH
    6 JED
    7 KWI Kuwait
    8 BAH Bahrain
    9 MCT Oman
    Australia    1 Destination
    1 MEL Australia 
    Africa   1 Destination
    1 SEZ Seychelles

  • Inclusions and exclusions
    What is included What is not included
    • Return airfare on economy class through the Sri Lankan airline online points mentioned in point 9
    • Single accommodation on full board basis at 4/5 star hotels in Sri Lanka from 25th to 30th October 2018;
    • Ground transfers from the Katunayake Bandaranayake International airport to the respective tour itinerary from 25th to 30th October 2018;
    • One entrance ticket to the TBC asia 2018 conference and awards
    • Entrance tickets/ excursions as per the specified itinerary provided by the promoter
    • Visa fee
    • Travel insurance
    • Transport from residence to the International airport and transport from the International airport to the residence (please note that tickets will be issued from the specified Sri Lankan Airlines online points)
    • Liquor
    • Laundry
    • Extras during the hotel stay
    • Spa treatments
    • Any other related or unrelated costs not specified to be borne by the Promoter
  • For more inquiries – tbcasia@cinnamonhotels.com

    General Data Protection Act

    The client is required to provide full and accurate details in the form required by us in order for us to process the booking made by the client. We are not in a position to confirm or process any bookings made by the client in the event that the client does not provide such personal data as required.

    Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts confirms that all personal information provided by the you will be used for the purposes of facilitating the booking/s made by you and to promote the products and services of the Company and its brand. We may provide and /or transfer such personal data to our service providers, agents and other parties as required for the purpose of facilitating the booking made by you. Such personal data will be stored for a period not exceeding 24 months.

    The client shall have the right to request from us, access to, any rectification or erasure of personal data provided to us or to restrict the processing of such data. The client shall also have the right to withdraw his/her consent for us to use the personal data at any time in writing, provided that any processing of data prior to the withdrawal of such consent shall not be rendered unlawful. Furthermore, if the client is an EU data subject, the client shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the event that there is a breach of the relevant data protection regulations.

    Furthermore, the client confirms that any personal information or data he/she is sharing on behalf of another person for the purposes of the booking with Cinnamon Hotels has been obtained with the prior consent of such person who has apprised himself/herself of the booking terms and conditions and privacy policy of Cinnamon Hotels and such person is aware of their rights in respect of such data provided to us


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