Qatar Airways continues to demonstrate strong global growth with the announcement of new flights to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The airline has responded to continued robust demand from passengers by increasing its Colombo service from four to five flights per day from September 1st, just one month after the last frequency increase.
Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo is set to open on December 1st. The hotel will be the second property in Sri Lanka for the luxury Asian hospitality group – joining Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, which opened in June 2016.
Qatar Airways has announced it will introduce a fourth daily non-stop service from Doha to Colombo from August 1st. In addition two of the four daily flights will be serviced by the B777-300ER aircraft to accommodate the increased travel demand to and from Sri Lanka.
Onyx Hospitality Group has launched a brand-new Amari property in Sri Lanka’s historic southwest coastal city of Galle. The 172-room Amari Galle, located a short distance from the Unesco World Heritage Galle Fort, is Onyx’s third hotel in Sri Lanka.
Recognised as Sri Lanka’s Leading Destination Management Company by voters at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here talks to Roshan Madurawala, country manager, Aitken Spence Travels, about the prestigious title.
Voters at the World Travel Awards recognised Sri Lanka as Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination and Asia’s Leading Destination at the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Madubhani Perera, director marketing, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau to find out what it means to the hospitality sector in the country.
Shaleen Shanthikumar, general manager, Taya Finch, talks to Breaking Travel News as the organisation is recognised as Sri Lanka’s Leading Travel Agency by voters at the World Travel Awards.
With the property recognised as Sri Lanka’s Leading Family Resort by the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here talks with Arosha Pananwala, general manager, Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, to find out more.
Hertz Global Holdings has announced that the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands are now all operating in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. The news comes following the signing of a multi-brand partnership agreement with local franchise partner Andrew The Car Rental Company.
More than 153 years after first opening its doors, one of the oldest hotels east of the Suez, The Galle Face Hotel, is preparing to cut the ribbon on a new L’Occitane spa. The new location pays tribute to the property’s glamorous association with Hollywood over the decades.