18 March 2020
eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Digital Marketing Agency and a pioneer in the Asian region specializing in the Hospitality industry, took home most of the top awards including the coveted “Overall Best Digital Media Agency”, “Best Digital Media Agency for Travel/Leisure sector”, “Best Digital-Enabled Product” and “Best Digital-Integrated Campaign” for the Travel/Leisure sector, at the SLT Zero One Awards for Digital Excellence 2018/19 held at the Shangri-La Colombo recently.
This is the second time eMarketingEye has bagged the “Overall Best Digital Media Agency” award, the most important award of night, having already done so in 2017. It is also the third consecutive time the company has won the “Best Digital Media Agency for Travel/Leisure sector” award.
eMarketingEye’s remarkable dominance in the “Travel/Leisure sector” category was clear to see with several of the company’s client projects winning top awards. Uga Escapes was picked as the Winner and Aitken Spence Hotels’ Heritance Aarah became the 1st Runner-up for “Best Digital-Integrated Campaign” in the “Travel / Leisure” sector, while Cinnamon Air bagged the 1st Runner-up and Truly Sri Lanka – the company’s own destination marketing website won the 2nd Runner-up for “Best Website or Microsite” in the “Travel/Leisure” sector. eMarketingEye’s very own Contract Management Platform (CMP) struck gold as the Winner in the “Travel / Leisure” sector under “Best Digital Enabled Product”. These latest accolades brought eMarketingEye’s grand total of awards won during the past 13 years of excellence to over 230.
Last year, eMarketingEye celebrated over 40 award wins as it continued to receive the highest accolades for its work, both internationally and locally. On the international stage, the agency achieved 22 wins at the Horizon Interactive Awards, 9 wins at The Communicator Awards, 4 wins at the W3 Awards, 3 wins at the Davey Awards and 1 win at the HSMAI Adrian Awards over the past year. On the local front, eMarketingEye bagged the Gold Award at the National Business Excellence Awards 2019 organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) while Rajitha Dahanayake, the CEO of eMarketingEye, bagged Silver awards in both the Provincial and National categories at the “Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year” organized by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL); and was also recognized as an Innovator in Echelon’s New Establishment 100.
Rajitha Dahanayake stated, “It was definitely a night to remember for the eMarketingEye family as we brought home several awards. As the premier digital marketing agency in the country, we set very high standards for ourselves and I am proud to say that we certainly made our presence felt in the competition. Our multiple wins in the Travel/Leisure sector drives home the point that we are a class apart in this particular industry. Of course, the highlight of the night was winning the Overall Best Digital Media Agency and being recognised as the best of the best. I must thank the wonderful team at eMarketingEye for constantly pushing the boundaries as well as our valued clientele for continuing to trust in us so that the brilliant ideas we present to them are allowed to reach their fullest potential.”
eMarketingEye is the largest digital marketing agency in Sri Lanka and the only one specialising in the Travel and Hospitality industry. Established in 2007, the agency has grown to be one of the best in the Asian region over the past 13 years, having gained international recognition for its expertise in providing end-to-end digital marketing solutions to the Travel and Hospitality industry. eMarketingEye offers a total range of services from Website Design and Development to performance driven Search Marketing and Social Media solutions along with an array of innovative digital products. In addition to being a Google Premier Partner, the company is Sri Lanka’s first Google Marketing Platform Partner certified in Search Ads 360 and Analytics, one of the first in the South East Asian region to earn this prestigious recognition. Having proudly served over 1,000 of the world’s best loved hospitality brands, executed over 4,500 projects and won over 230 awards during the past 13 years, eMarketingEye is widely considered to be a thought leader in Asia.
The SLT Zero One Awards for Digital Excellence is an awards competition that is created to recognise and reward digital excellence in institutions, individuals and brands. This year’s competition, the 3rd edition of the event, witnessed entries from a wide spectrum of industries and sectors including financial, information, travel and leisure, media and publishing, healthcare and personal services, professional services, retail, manufacturing, transportation, storage and logistics, Government institutions, NGOs and even individuals and teams.