Earthys 2019 by Travel.Earth at Sabah

Travel Earth an Indian Travel Media Company along with Sabah Tourism had conducted Earthy Awards in Sabah, Malaysia. This was one of the largest award function for Digital Travel Influencers from India. The convention took place at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Kota Kinabalu is a coastal city surrounded by lush rainforest where we explored places of Kota Kinabalu, courtesy of Sabah Tourism.

Earthy Awards convention took place from June 25-28, 2019 and #macrotraveller was happy to be a part of this esteemed award function. Co-hosted by Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB), Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA), Air Asia and Malindo Air, this convention hosted around 40-100 Participants along with panellists and eminent speakers. This 4-day event comprised of 2 days of tours and the rest 2 days dedicated for the award function.

With over 100+ participants this convention aimed bought together various travel contenders, creators, renowned speakers and India’s leading digital influencers in one room. This helped everyone to interact with each other and get to know their field of interest and their digital presence in this competitive world. The event also hosted an award ceremony where India’s leading travel contender was given out an award which was one of a kind during the convention.

Speaking about Earthy Awards, eminent speakers like Arun Raghy from Travel Earth spoke“We are delighted to host as well as award leading digital influencers from this industry because they work tirelessly to inspire people to travel, and we believe travel enriches people’s lives and expands their outlook. We are equally delighted to partner with Sabah for this event for two reasons, firstly because of the destination itself. We believe everybody will savour the picturesque location and its rich cultural heritage. But more importantly, it’s because the tourism board here is aware of the digital revolution and have a keen foresight in leveraging it through this event,”

Marketing Manager of Sabah Tourism Board, Humphrey Ginibun, Spoke about the convention stating, “Travel Earth will bring Sabah, Malaysia to a new and higher level of awareness in India,”

And finally Datuk KL Tan, President of MATTA Malaysia spoke about the event stating “Travel Earth Bloggers Convention is a milestone achievement for the tourism Industry and will jump-start Sabah, Malaysia as a great holiday destination in India,” said Datuk KL Tan, President of MATTA Malaysia.

This event is primarily targeted at content creators whose ability to generate content in their own unique way helps us see our world in many different perspectives. Whether they create written content, or make amazing videos or take beautiful photos of our planet. Earthy’s expressed their gratitude with this convention who helped people to explore some of the beautiful places on earth.



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  1. This type of awards should be organised more..people that encourage others to travel around the world should be encouraged..this will boost tourism.. Nice one

  2. Kudos to the organizers, I like event organize for content creators especially for those that can generate content in their own unique way. It helps people to be more creative.

  3. This is a very interesting event, I haven’t ever before Heard aboout but i called my attention after Reading your post. The pictures are amazing and the description calld my attaention as I said.

  4. I’m glad there is a forum that recognizes digital influencers. This is very encouraging to upcoming bloggers like myself.

  5. This was such a good networking opportunity with lots of great people. Congratulations Macrotraveller for being part of this iconic event.

  6. This was a well-detailed post. I appreciate those that came forward to put this event together. They did a good job of bringing participates together. You have nice pictures too.

  7. This is always a prestigious award to be given to the individual that nurtures nature. I hope we all continue to nourish and flourish our surrounding with or without an award.

  8. Sounds like an amazing award show with a thoughtful message for everyone. I could see it uniting different cultures as they baffle over different parts of the world. Thanks for sharing.

  9. This must have been a very good learning experience for travel bloggers and the like. I hope we get to see more events like these in future.

  10. Thanks so much for the lovely post on the Earthy Awards. I wish you had also shared with us some of the winners in the different categories.

  11. I never heard of this awarding body until now. Never the less , congratulations to the winners and stay EARTHY ha ha. Being one with nature is a good thing.

  12. From all these beautiful pictures you took it looks it was such an amazing even. Never heard of the event before, but will be looking more for it in the future.

  13. Its such a big event. I love the plate of food. Looks so delicious, though I can’t figure out exactly what it is. Great photos.

  14. Congratulations! Your efforts in documenting your travels and capturing the best have surely caught the attention of the tourism industry. Show us more places and the insides of wonderful sites.

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