Rehan Razeen new Resident Manager of Amaya Hills, Kandy

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Rehan Razeen, a qualified diploma holder, counts over 24 years in the hospitality industry having gained most of his management experience in tourism by serving for Amaya Hills, Kandy over a long period.

He is a member of the Institute of Hospitality, UK (formerly HCIMA) and a member of the Educational Institute of American Hotel and Motel Association, U.S.A.

He was fortunate to be educated in S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia until he completed his studies successfully.  He continued his professional studies as an Entry Level Trainer and obtained the Tourism Training Certificate recognised by the Institute of Hospitality at the Ceylon Hotel School with a specification in Food & Beverage operations.

After that, he obtained a Diploma from Swiss Asian School of Hotel Management and Tourism, Sri Lanka and a Diploma in Food & Beverage Management from the Institute of American Hotel & Motel Association. U.S.A.

He entered the field of hospitality by joining the Palm Garden Hotel, Beruwela as a Trainee Steward in 1987.  After that with a wealth of experience behind him having held the positions of Restaurant & Bar Manager at Peacock Beach Hotel, Hambantota, Assistant Restaurant Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel till the year 1996 and that experience promoted him to work in Saudi Arabia as a Restaurant Manager at Le Gulf Meredien, Al Khobar.  

Back in Sri Lanka in 2000, he accepted the responsibilities as the Food & Beverage Manager at Peacock Beach Hotel, Hambantota and in 2002 joined as the Banquet Operations Manager at Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo.

In 2003, he assumed duties with full responsibility as the Head of the Department, Manager - Food & Beverage/‘Le Garage’ Discotheque at Amaya Hills, Kandy.

He proved his talents by undertaking all the responsibilities of managing and planning and promoted to the position of the Assistant Manager of the hotel in 2008.

Now, he is the Resident Manager of Amaya Hills, Kandy who is a great contributor, as a part of the senior management team, towards the success of this four star deluxe hotel.