Views - 218 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00
The tourism industry has been referred to as a ‘thrust industry’ and ‘engine of growth’ by the State ad nauseam,
Views - 267 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka is all set to host the third International Housekeepers’ Summit (IHS) in Colombo from 4 to 5 July, themed ‘Rekindling
Views - 44 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00
oneworld has launched a new platform for linking up to the world’s premier airline alliance – enabling customers to enjoy
Views - 69 Wednesday, 6 June 2018 00:00
SINGAPORE (Reuters): For the region’s military officers, diplomats, weapons manufacturers and spies, there are few livelier places than the lobby of Singapore’s Shangri-La hotel around mid-year.
Views - 35 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00
Hot off the heels of its recent summer expansion into Europe and the Mediterranean, namely Trabzon (Turkey), Tbilisi (Georgia) and Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), Kuwait Airways, the national airline of Kuwait and an airline with a remarkable and storied hi
Views - 121 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka’s Comilla Bungalow was recently declared the Asian Continent Winner in the “2017 Luxury Country House” category at the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards. Situated near the historic town of Wathurugama, and perched at the summit of
Views - 2110 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00
Yoho Bed, Sri Lanka’s largest hospitality company has attained recognition through its innovative technology and rapid growth since inception. Yoho Bed offers an alternative to the mass produced tourism and caters to the new change in the way peopl
Views - 44 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00
Travel Bridge, a subsidiary of Expolanka Holdings PLC was recently lauded the ‘Most Promising & Upcoming General Sales Agent’ Award for its work as the sole representative for the UAE based Business to Business (B2B) online booking platform – T
Views - 100 Tuesday, 5 June 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Skills for Inclusive Growth (S4IG), an initiative by the Australian government’s aid program implemented with the support of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Skill
Views - 41 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00
AccorHotels has completed its acquisition of Mantra Group for $1.2 billion in a deal that includes the Mantra, Peppers, BreakFree and Art Series brands, representing 138 hotels in Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Bali.
Views - 34 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00
Emirates has introduced a new non-stop service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Dubai, adding to its existing daily flight which operates with a stop in Athens, Greece, said a report.
Views - 18 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00
National carrier Oman Air has launched a new daily flight from Muscat to the Turkish city of Istanbul from 1 June.
Views - 201 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00
An inspiring workshop in Stockholm on ‘Sri Lanka as a meeting- and conference destination for Swedish companies’ was arranged on 31 May, by Best of Sri Lanka in Sweden in cooperation with Aitken Spence Travels Ltd.
Views - 53 Monday, 4 June 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka was showcased in all its splendour at the Shanghai World Travel Fair held at Shanghai Exhibition Centre in China last week.
Views - 44 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00
Emirates Skywards has revamped its family offering to provide a richer, more rewarding program called ‘My Family’.
Views - 48 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00
Sydney (Reuters): Sydney Airport Holdings Pty Ltd, a major beneficiary of China’s outbound tourism boom, is targeting India as the next big international growth market, its CEO said on Thursday.
Views - 45 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00
New Delhi (Reuters): The Indian government said it did not receive any expressions of interest in its planned Air India stake
Views - 55 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom, flew more than 130 guests on the first commercial
Views - 11 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00
Asia Miles, one of Asia’s leading travel and lifestyle rewards programs, is changing the way that members earn and redeem miles when flying.
Views - 22 Friday, 1 June 2018 00:00
Preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for April 2018 show growth in international
Views - 60 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00
Thailand has been named as the host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards), which is scheduled to be held in Bangkok from 22-24 June. This will be the second time that the Thai capital plays host to the biggest ce
Views - 30 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00
Singapore/Kuala Lumpur (Reuters): AirAsia Group Bhd shares plunged on Wednesday after federal police in India filed a case against the airline accusing it of corruption - a probe that threatens to delay its India unit’s IPO plans and international
Views - 78 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00
Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, planning your honeymoon or just need to immerse yourself in exquisite luxury Saman Villas is wonderfully idyllic and tranquil, offering its guests, unparalleled views, luxury, peace and privacy in abundanc
Views - 27 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has announced that it will introduce the first scheduled commercial Airbus A380 service to Hamburg. To commemorate the inaugural arrival in Hamburg on 29 October, the A380 will be deployed on the
Views - 300 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch the world’s longest commercial flights in October, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range). Flights are to be launched on 11 October, to Newark L
Views - 43 Wednesday, 30 May 2018 00:00
Qatar Airways has launched a new on-board dining experience for its Premium customers.
Views - 117 Wednesday, 30 May 2018 00:00
A group of 14 travel agents from Spain arrived in Sri Lanka on a familiarisation tour.
Views - 119 Wednesday, 30 May 2018 00:00
TTG Mice, Asia-Pacific’s Intelligent Business Events Resource, has selected Santani resort and Spa as one of the top hotels that can cater to high end corporate groups through curated and specialised programs.
Views - 64 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00
Minor International has reached an agreement to acquire 30,000,000 shares in NH Hotel Group for 192 million ($ 226.3 million).
Views - 34 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00
Cathay Pacific Group customers will earn more Asia Miles on the vast majority of their flights and have more access
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Coming from a multinational working background, I strongly support free trade given that open competition tends to sharpen
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
If one takes a close look at the general trend of discourse and debate that has been going on in Sri Lanka, one cannot but be
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
If we exclude from our consideration the wars that owe their origin to religious hatred, or to difference in fundamental principles
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
As a businessman when you visit a bank seeking credit facilities you are faced with a lot of banking jargon with which you are often not conversant. You tend to learn about them only when you start utilising such facilities. Further, if are young and
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