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Sri Lanka tourism stumbles following Easter terror attack

Sri Lanka tourism stumbles following Easter terror attack

29 April 2019 Tourism News

Analysis by ForwardKeys has revealed a tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the terror attacks on Easter Sunday. Three luxury properties - Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Shangri-La and the Kingsbury Hotel – were hit during the assault, along with three churches.

Dozens killed in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

Dozens killed in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

21 April 2019 Tourism News

More than 220 people are believed to have died in a series of bomb attacks across Sri Lanka. Three hotels – the Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury – were all targeted, with nine foreign tourists reportedly among the dead.

Robert Hauck, general manager, Galle Face Hotel

Robert Hauck, general manager, Galle Face Hotel

9 November 2018 Videos

Having earlier this year taken over leadership of Galle Face Hotel, which opened in 1864 and is the oldest hotel east of Suez, Breaking Travel News here talks to Robert Hauck about the tremendous sense of responsibility he feels to reinvigorate the property. Speaking at World Travel Market in London, he also tells us about the many connections between the Sri Lankan hotel and the Britain.