When you do good job, you are appreciated. This encourages you to do your job even better.
Below are some of the awards that make me proud of what I have been doing.
Blog Awards and Sponsorships
‘Social Media Sponsor’ for EMITT Istanbul, the world’s 5th largest tourism and travel exhibition.
Award: A plate. /// January 2015.
‘The Most Unique Travel Blog in Turkey’ award from a reputable Travelers Club, as the founder of Turkish Travelers Society.
Award: A plate and great reputation. /// May 2014.
‘The Most Expert Website’ award from a Blogging Network among 1700+ websites competing in a nationwide competition, as the founder of Turkish Travelers Society.
Award: iPad, lots of sponsored products, and more important than all; nationwide recognition. /// December 2013.
Travel Writing Contests Awards
4th place in the ‘7 Stories 7 Photos’ writing contest organized by British Council.
Article: ‘Intercultural Navigators’.
Award: Cash money. /// March 2011
Winner of a travel writing contest of a national newspaper.
Article: Ice Hotel
Award: 1-week cruise trip in Adriatic Sea for two. /// February 2011
First place in a travel writing contest organised by a travel website.
Article: ‘What would you like to drink my love?’
Award: all-inclusive holiday in a 5-star hotel for two. /// November 2010.
Contests in which I have been a Jury Member
Short travel article contest by Singapore Airlines
Award: Flight with Singapore Airlines and accommodation in Singapore for two. /// May 2015
Instagram Photo Contest by EMITT Istanbul Travel and Tourism Exhibition
Award: Flight with EgyptAir and accommodation in Cairo for two. Accommodation in various cities in Turkey. /// January 2015
Twitter contest by Geziko Travel Agency
Award: Flight with AirFrance and accommodation in Paris for two. Several entry tickets to Disneyland. /// November 2014
Travel writing, photo, twitter contests by Turkish Travelers Society (which I am the co-founder of)
Awards: Several flight tickets by Turkish Airlines to destinations around the world, hotel accommodations, community t-shirts, my signed books, travel and ecology magazine yearly memberships, dinners in restaurants, travel equipment (tent, hiking shoes, accessories). /// 2011-2017