Following the extremely successful First Ever Travel Bloggers Conference in Asia by Cinnamon, the next phase announced at ITB, Berlin!
Last year Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts successfully organised the First Ever Travel Bloggers Conference in Asia – TBCasia 2014, in association with the Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA).
In November 2014, 50 Top Travel Bloggers from around the world were flown in courtesy of the National Carrier – SriLankan Airlines and hosted at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts for a three day tour. Thereafter the Conference which was organized for the benefit of the entire Sri Lankan Travel & Hospitality Industry featuring Global experts in Travel, Digital Media and Tourism as speakers, was held at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.
“With the enormous response and exposure for Cinnamon and Sri Lanka that is still flowing through Social Media and popular Travel Blogs, it was an obvious decision to have another installment of TBCasia. However we wanted to see how we can elevate this edition to maximize on the novel concept. Hence, we plan on hosting more travel bloggers at TBCasia 2016 and in addition we will also be pioneering the most comprehensive Travel Blogger Awards to recognize the contribution that bloggers make to creating awareness on travel and destinations” commented Dileep Mudadeniya – Head of Brand Marketing for Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts.
Dileep together with the President of the PTBA Craig Martin officially announced TBCasia 2016 and Cinnamon Travel Blogger Awards which is to be held in Sri Lanka in April 2016 at ITB Berlin – the leading Travel Fair underway currently in Germany.
The PTBA commended last year’s conference stating that; “It was an absolute success and the feed-back we have got from the bloggers as well as industry experts has been overwhelming. We cannot wait for TBCasia 2016 which we are sure will be even bigger and better than the last. The introduction of the Cinnamon Travel Blogger Awards is also a landmark step towards recognizing the importance of Travel Bloggers and their contribution to the industry”.