Announcing TBC Asia 2016

After the successful reception to the inaugural TBC Asia Travel Bloggers Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka in November 2014, Cinnamon Resorts and the PTBA are pleased to announce the next instalment — TBC Asia 2016.

The conference was unveiled at a kick-off event at ITB Berlin on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Dileep Mudadeniya (Cinnamon) and Craig Martin (PTBA) discussed the upcoming conference with people over drinks and snacks provided by Cinnamon Resorts and Hotels.

TBC Asia 2016 will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka in April 2016, with 70 hosted bloggers anticipated to attend. Details of the conference, pre-conference tours, and registration procedure will be released in the coming months on the TBC Asia 2016 website and on the PTBA blog.

TBC Asia 2016

Cinnamon PTBA Travel Bloggers Awards

As part of TBC Asia 2016, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Cinnamon PTBA Travel Blogger Awards. Details of the nomination procedure, submission period, and judging criteria will also be announced shortly on this blog, and on the TBC Asia 2016 website.

For now, take a sneak-a-peek at the awards categories.

Award Categories

  • Best travel blog of the year (Overall Award)
  • Best travel blogger of the year
  • Best up-coming travel blogger
  • Best writing in a blog
  • Best travel photography blog
  • Best travel video blog
  • Best food blog
  • Best luxury travel blog
  • Best airline blog
  • Best optimization of social media
  • Best responsible tourism award

Cinnamon TBC Asia 2016 brochure

The PTBA is excited to be working with Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts for this event!

More details coming soon.


7 Responses to Announcing TBC Asia 2016

  1. March 5, 2015 at 7:48 am #

    Fabulous! How exciting. Bring on Sri Lanka 2016!

  2. March 5, 2015 at 8:16 am #

    Yes, looking forward to this! We’re working on improving the model used last year, and trying some new innovations as well.

  3. March 5, 2015 at 8:40 am #

    AWESOMESAUCE! Looking forwards to taking that prized elephant selfie!!!!

  4. March 5, 2015 at 5:04 pm #

    Look forward to hearing more in due course 🙂

  5. March 5, 2015 at 5:23 pm #

    Can’t wait to hear more 🙂

  6. March 6, 2015 at 11:08 pm #

    Super excited! Hoping to actually make this one!

  7. March 11, 2015 at 12:14 pm #

    🙂 I have a year to improve my English. I hope to do it 🙂

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