Cinnamon City Hotels – Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and Cinnamon Red, launched the unique #CSnapColombo Photography competition on Instagram to promote ‘Destination Colombo’. The contest was organised to coincide with World Tourism Day 2016 and was aimed to highlight the hidden gems of Colombo through artful captures of places, culture and cuisine.
The competition is opened to both Sri Lankans and foreign travellers. It welcomes photographs from both professionals and amateurs captured either on phone or camera. Contestants are given the freedom to experiment with moods and subjects and will be awarded prize money and attractive gifts from the three city hotels at the end of the competition.
First prize will be awarded a 50,000 rupee voucher to be utilised at any of the Cinnamon City Hotels. The second prize winner will be awarded a 25,000 rupee voucher again to be utilised at any one of the three properties. The third prize winner will be awarded a dinner for three voucher at any one of the hotel’s restaurants.
Entries can be submitted by uploading photos on to Instagram with the hash tag #Cinnamon City Hotels or by tagging @csnapcolombo. Ten photos from each entry can be submitted and all images should have a brief description to explain the picture’s story in not more than 110 words. Entries will be closed on December 31, 2016 and will be judged by a panel of distinguished personnel.