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BMICH wins Leading Meeting and Convention Venue Award at South Asian Travel Awards

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The iconic BMICH was adjudged the Leading Meeting and Convention Venue at the South Asian Travel Awards which concluded in the Maldives recently. 

This is the second regional Travel Award in two years for BMICH, endorsed by multinational associations providing recognition of the South Asian region’s tourism sector’s facilities and service excellence. The South Asian Travel Awards aim to encourage and raise the service standards of the tourism industry within the region. 

BMICH Director/CEO Sunil Dissnayake said: “We are proud and delighted to be selected as the leading convention venue at the South Asian Travel Awards held in Maldives. The award amply demonstrates that BMICH is among the best and, most importantly, it is an honour for the country.” 

BMICH Events and Reservations Manager Devanthi Ambuldeniya receiving the award

This unsolicited award is the second of its kind with affiliations from regional associations ensuring the process within a smooth and transparent procedure. SATA is a concept of Maldivian company Highrise in collaboration with India and Sri Lanka. The other organisations from Sri Lanka that were endorsed included the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Sri Lanka (FCCISL) and Colombo Chamber of Commerce (CCC).

The judging panel consisted of high-profile senior retired representatives from each destination with a vast knowledge of and background in the industry to assure an accurate and fair process. The event consisted of 10 segments falling into 39 categories and BMICH Sri Lanka was named the Leading Meeting and Convention Venue. Offering exceptionally versatile and impressive settings, BMICH venues are ideal for any occasion, from an intimate dinner and lavish banquet to a business conference or wedding. The purpose-built rooms have facilities to suit any setting, enhancing any event. 

All function rooms have also been renamed and primed to deliver a truly exceptional experience. BMICH is the proud winner of the Gold Century International Quality ERA Award – Geneva 2016 and is a Platinum Century International Quality ERA awardee as well.


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