From left: The eMarketingEye Management Team including VP Digital Marketing Kusalika Basnayake, VP Web Solutions Suranga Rajakaruna, CEO Rajitha Dahanayake, COO Shameera Liyanage
- Passes landmark 200 awards since inception
eMarketingEye (www.emarketingeye.com), the award-winning Sri Lankan digital marketing agency and a pioneer in the industry, bagged a total of 30 awards at two prestigious international award competitions held recently. The awards were for websites designed and developed for various local and international clients.
eMarketingEye won a total of 21 awards – 2 Best in Category, 8 Golds, 10 Silvers and 1 Bronze – at the Horizon Interactive Awards 2018 and a total of 9 awards – 3 Awards of Excellence, 6 Awards of Distinction – at the Communicator Awards 2019.
The Horizon Interactive Awards recognises, promotes and awards the best websites, videos, online advertising, print media and mobile applications from over 40 countries and over 10,000 entries. The highlight of the large haul of awards bagged by eMarketingEye at the Horizon Interactive Awards 2018 were the 2 ‘Best in Category’ awards won by Avadina Hills by Anantara (‘Real Estate’ category) and Biscotti Bangkok (‘Restaurant/Food Industry’ category).
The 8 Gold Award winners included Art Space Hoi An, Attitude Bangkok, M Beach Club Phuket and SKY Kihavah Maldives (‘Restaurant/Food Industry’ category), Arie Lagoon, Le Grand by Asia Leisure and Nature Odyssey (‘Travel & Tourism’ category) and Seagull Maldives (‘Corporate & B2B’ category). Additionally, TRI-ZEN, Bogawantalawa Tea, Service 1921, Asia Leisure, Malkey Rent-A-Car, Mandara Hotels, Manohra Cruises, Saman Villas, Sunset Coast Samui and Pidurangala’s destination website won Silver Awards while the lone Bronze Award was won by Macktrip.
Founded over two decades ago, the Communicator Awards is one of the leading international awards program recognising big ideas in marketing and communications. It receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. eMarketingEye won three Awards of Excellence at Communicator Awards for TRI-ZEN and Avadina Hills by Anantara (‘Real Estate for Websites’ category) and Raja Jewellers (‘Fashion’ category) as well as six Awards of Distinction for Saman Villas, Asia Leisure and Le Grand by Asia Leisure (‘Hotel and Lodging’ category), Bogawantalawa (‘Food and Beverage’ category), M Beach Club Phuket (‘Restaurant’ category) and Aitken Spence Travels (‘Travel/Tourism’ category).
Commenting on the latest wins, eMarketingEye CEO Rajitha Dahanayake stated, “We have got off to an incredible start in 2019 by bringing home this large haul of awards from these prestigious award competitions. The last few years have seen us winning awards on a consistent basis on the global stage and we are confident of continuing the winning trend into the future. One notable feature of these 30 wins is that our solutions for organisations outside Travel and Hospitality industry have also tasted success. These include solutions for Real Estate, Fashion, Food and Beverage as well as Corporate/B2B. This highlights our growing prowess in areas outside our traditional strength of travel and hospitality and augers well for our future plans to expand into other verticals.”
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 12 years, having gained international recognition for its expertise in providing end-to-end digital marketing solutions to the Travel and Hospitality industry.
eMarketingEye offers the total range of digital marketing services including Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Web Development, Pay Per Click Marketing (PPC), Social Media Optimisation, Online Marketing Consultancy, Content Marketing and Development, Internet Booking Engine, E-Mail Marketing and Web Analytics. The company is Sri Lanka’s first Search Ads 360 Certified Partner by Google (formerly DoubleClick Search), becoming one of the first in the South East Asian region to earn this prestigious recognition.
With over 1,000 successful client engagements, over 4,500 web projects and over 180 award wins prior to these 30 awards during the past 12 years, eMarketingEye is widely considered to be a thought leader in Asia.