Best Small & Best Spa Hotel in Sri Lanka Award for Colombo Courtyard
Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00
Competing amongst the best hotels and hospitality related companies among 47 countries across the world this yearâ€™s winners is Colombo Courtyard boutique hotel who has won two 5 Star awards in the categories of Small Hotel and Spa Hotel for Sri Lanka in the Asia Pacific region Hotel Awards for 2014 held at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on 26th January 2015.
This award is sponsored by the leaders in industry and Rolls-Royce motor Car. Winners initially have to prove they are the best nationally before competing against other top scoring hotels from across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Americas, Arabia, Africa and the UK.
Each entry was subject to extensive scrutiny by the International Hotel Awardsâ€™ judging panel, chaired by Sir David Michels, retired Chief Executive of the Hilton Group, who is currently President of both the Tourism Alliance and Institute of Hospitality.
â€śWe are so thrilled to have been awarded this accolade of being chosen for both categories and even more proud to be leading the way in urban ecological tourism for our beloved Sri Lanka, paving the way in the international arena,â€ť says Colombo Courtyardâ€™s Chief Executive Officer, Nishan Moonesinghe.
Colombo Courtyard, nestled in the heart of the city is an urban boutique hotel which perfectly captures a fusion of contemporary style with the essence of environmental design. Art and elements with the extensive use of recycled material, dashes of vivid colour and a sense of space are all thrown together to create striking impact. With open courtyards and water bodies, Hotel with 32 rooms including 15 Suites each uniquely designed.
The successful renovation of four mixed â€“ used / old buildings from different architectural periods, using an over-arching theme of recycled materials is a unique application in the hotel industry.
Amber Spa at Colombo Courtyard, an award winning boutique hotel is the perfect place in the heart of Colombo to relax and holistic wellness after hard days of work or a long international flight. Amber Spa has gathered a massive appeal as one of the few place that have foreign trained Balinese therapists.
Moreover Colombo Courtyard now has been certified as the first CarbonNeutral city hotel in South Asia on 12th February 2014 after measuring its Carbon Footprint for the period from January 2013 to December 2013 in accordance with the internationally recognized GHG protocol published by the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. This independent assessment was conducted by the Carbon Consulting Company.
Most recently Sri Lankan Airlines has entered into a partnership with Colombo Courtyard, to offer its members a host of exciting offers and benefits. With this partnership, FlySmiLes members will now have the opportunity to earn FlySmiles miles for accommodation, dinning and Spa facilities.