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The Kingsbury welcomes The Bellamy Brothers

Views - 10 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00

American Country and Western Legends The Bellamy Brothers received a warm welcome at The Kingsbury on 1 December.


ReLive: Handmade bath and body products made from premium quality ingredients

Views - 9 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00

ReLive is Colombo’s best kept secret for handmade bath and body products. Founded by Ilma Hifni, the business is just kicking off, and it’s already providing discerning homes with an extensive and irresistible selection of


A Christmas Village comes alive at Waters Edge

Views - 11 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00

The fragrance of freshly baked ginger bread cookies in the air, the melodies of the first carolsand the twinkling light strung houses all signify the beginning of the holiday festivities during the month of December


Abans Audio launches all-new LG X-Boom lineup in Sri Lanka

Views - 10 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00

Abans Audio, the audiovisual arm of Abans PLC, recently released the new progressive range of LG X-Boom hi-fi and home theatre systems for the first time ever in Sri Lanka.


The Body Shop invites shoppers to play for peace

Views - 7 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00

Customers will be able to help refugee children this Christmas by buying seasonal gifts from The Body Shop as part of its Play for Peace Campaign,


The Galle Face Hotel curates a magical Christmas, making guests feel at home

Views - 11 Tuesday, 5 December 2017 00:00

The Galle Face Hotel is ready to celebrate this festive season in style and splendour. From a holiday tree lighting ceremony to a series of food and beverage events to indulge in, guests can enjoy a truly gourmet experience this Holiday Season. Chri


Abans: Your reason to shop more this Christmas season

Views - 8 Tuesday, 5 December 2017 00:00

As the first week of December rolls around, we all groan in anticipation of finding the perfect gifts for our family and friends, managing our holiday expenses, and dealing with empty wallets after the season is over. So, we often dread the Christmas


Hassle-free holiday shopping with kids at ‘Bonny Junior Playtime Shopping 2017’

Views - 111 Tuesday, 5 December 2017 00:00

‘Bonny Junior Playtime Shopping 2017,’ a seasonal kid friendly shopping experience organised by Bonny Junior trendy online kiddies clothing boutique, showcasing local emerging entrepreneurs is set to take place at Tinyhop Nawala on 10 December fr


Christmas and NYE celebrations at Amaya Hills

Views - 6 Tuesday, 5 December 2017 00:00

It’s another joyful year of merry-making as the country gets ready once again to celebrate one of the most joyous events in the calendar – Christmas. This year again Amaya Resorts & Spas’ property in the heart of Kandy, Amaya Hills has laid a


Seasonal excitement at Cinnamon’s city hotels

Views - 8 Tuesday, 5 December 2017 00:00

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year at Cinnamon’s city hotels; Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and Cinnamon Red. At Cinnamon’s city hotels Christmas is a time for fun with family and friends and we have curated a special line-up of


Folk dance and music from Punjab enthrals Sri Lankans in Colombo, Galle and Polonnaruwa

Views - 17 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:47

UTSAV, a three-day cultural extravaganza was held at the natural surroundings of Vihara Mahadevi Open Air Theatre in Colombo from 17-19 November as a part of India@70 celebrations showcasing glimpses of popular Indian culture. Minister of Social Empo


Sunsets at Amari Galle postponed

Views - 8 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:00

Due to the unforeseen weather patterns changing, the organisers of Sunsets At Amari Galle have been compelled to postpone the event which was scheduled for 2 December. The new scheduled date for the event is 9 December.


Christmas Village of fun for kiddies at Waters Edge

Views - 17 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:00

Christmas is a season full of joy, laughter and family time. It is also holiday season for the kids and if you are a parent, grandparent or care-giver, the holiday season can definitely seem a little overwhelming especially when you have to keep the


Season finale concert of CMSC on Tuesday 5 December

Views - 6 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:00

The Chamber Music Society of Colombo presents its ‘Season Finale’ concert for 2017, at the Lionel Wendt Theatre on Tuesday, 5 December at 7:30 p.m. The concert is supported by the Premier Sponsor of the CMSC, Fairway Holdings. The Orchestra of th


Veteran beauticians recognised at glittering awards ceremony

Views - 5 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:00

A number of renowned and talented beauticians in Sri Lanka were recognised and rewarded at a gala ceremony held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Waters Edge in Battaramulla recently.


Unilever Sri Lanka continues to reinforce leadership through transforming laundry market

Views - 18 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00

Holding more than 3/4th of share in the laundry market, Unilever Sri Lanka has been the pioneer in the laundry market by continuously creating innovative solutions to suite changing consumer needs. In early 1900 Unilever created the branded laundry m


Jockey launches SIS at ODEL

Views - 8 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00

Jockey’s shop-in-shop concept showcases the range and depth of all the brand’s products and is best suited to cater to discerning customers. One such concept of Jockey has launched at ODEL Alexandra Place being the best shopping destination in Sr


Pizza Hut unveils Triple Treat Box, special limited time offer packed with all things you love!

Views - 7 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00

The Triple Treat Box comes with two delicious medium pan pizzas, an appetiser and a dessert! Satisfy your taste buds with scintillating flavours from Classic Veg, Classic or Signature pizza ranges including Devilled Chicken, Double Chicken and Cheese


Shangri-La and leading city hotels roll out the red carpet for IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo

Views - 15 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00

With preparations for the world famous triathlon event ramping up, a collection of Colombo’s leading hotels were announced as hospitality partners to the internationally famed triathlon event, IRONMAN 70.3, which is set to kick off in the city on 2


Timeless weddings at the Taj

Views - 7 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00

Built on an expansive land facing the ocean this sprawling hotel – Taj Samudra, Colombo situated in the heart of the city resonates elegance, class and a touch of royalty. Renowned for its superior quality in terms of hospitality, it is the preferr


Pop, fizz & cheer! Season’s sparkle at Hilton Colombo

Views - 21 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00

Make it a sparkling season to remember… Christmas is all about tradition and year after year Hilton Colombo welcomes back friends who have made a seasonal gathering at the hotel, a much anticipated ritual. This season, Hilton Colombo invites you, y


British Cosmetics brings eyelash extensions to Sri Lanka

Views - 27 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Since the launch of its operations in Sri Lanka 19 years ago, British Cosmetics has been introducing innovative and trail-blazing fashion concepts


Glow reinforces commitment to inner beauty in partnership with ‘Purple Fashionista’

Views - 6 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Pioneering skin care nutrient brand Glow, recently joined hands with two Sri Lankan fashion icons, at the ‘Purple Fashionista’


New pollution clearing mask from The Body Shop in stores

Views - 10 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Treat your face after a hard week in the city with The Body Shop’s Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask, now available in Colombo.


Kemara Life Spa and Wellness Centre launches juice feasting

Views - 9 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

It seems that fruits and vegetables of the same family are fighting for their five seconds of fame. One day it’s kale and the next it’s dragonfruit.


Designer Wedding Show 2017 at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on 28 November

Views - 101 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

The ‘Designer Wedding Show 2017’, a much-looked-forward to event in the wedding industry of Sri Lanka, will be presented by the Bride and Groom Magazine together with hospitality partner Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on


Cinnamon launches largest online wedding competition

Views - 15 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Cinnamon Island Weddings in association with SriLankan Airlines is set to promote Sri Lanka as an idyllic destination for weddings and honeymooners


Findmyfare launches gift cards

Views - 8 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s largest online travel company Findmyfare currently offers a range of gift cards that can be purchased via its website


DSI steps up in Ratnapura with latest showroom

Views - 8 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

30 November will see DSI celebrate the opening of their third showroom in Ratnapura, which is to be one of the largest footwear outlets in town.


Union Bank Debit Cards announce seasonal savings

Views - 14 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Union Bank Debit cardholders will have the opportunity to enjoy sizeable savings on their seasonal shopping with a range of discounted offers on clothing, textiles, accessories, electronics, groceries, stationery, homeware and


Today's Columnists

Kodak moments for Sri Lanka Tourism

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

It was quite disheartening to see the tourism numbers for November 2017 dropping to 167,511 visitors at 0.2% growth against


Liberalising shipping and logistics: Cat out of the bag on THC too

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

At the 2017 Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council AGM as the outgoing chairman, I urged the Government on the need for fully liberalising the shipping sector to reap the long-term benefits for Sri Lanka.


A universal good: How increased health coverage can help beat back antimicrobial resistance

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Ensuring all people everywhere have access to health services that are affordable, of good quality and within reach is a public health imperative.


Towards sustainable green automobile beyond 2018

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

In the National Budget proposals for the year 2018, the Government has taken positive steps to promote the electric car segment


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