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Cantaloupe named top hotel by TripAdvisor Travellers for 2016


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Cantaloupe announced it has been recognised as the overall winner of TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice award for the year 2016.

This award is based on the reviews and opinions of TripAdvisor’s global travel community, and is the highest honour given by TripAdvisor to the hotel chain.

For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value. 

“We are delighted to be feted with the highest honour from Tripadvisor,” said Cantaloupe & Co. Managing Director Dmitri Jayasuriya. “The award is a fantastic achievement and it recognises our team’s effort in ensuring each guest has an enjoyable and luxurious stay.” 

Cantaloupe Hotels redefines the world famous Sri Lankan hospitality and culture by offering an infallible combination of consideration, authenticity and warmth and is gaining recognition as some of the most uniquely located and trendy beach hotels. The group has two hotels, Cantaloupe Aqua in Talpe and Cantaloupe Levels in Rumassala, Galle. 

“We congratulate the properties that have won Travellers’ Choice Hotel awards”, said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for Tripadvisor. “As travellers consider where to book their next trip, they should be sure to check out these award-winners that have already delighted millions of members of the TripAdvisor community.” 

Dmitri went on to say that the Cantaloupe has received at an opportune moment since the company is planning its expansion drive. Cantaloupe Hotels will be expanding its concept further south to Midigama, Weligama where it will open Cantaloupe Soul Surf to cater to and develop the chic side of the evolving surfing culture in Sri Lanka. 

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travellers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travellers, a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. 

 


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