Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka surpass 1 million mark in July as Chinese market booms

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka surpassed the one million mark in July, with the majority of arrivals now from the Chinese market.

New cruise ship service connecting Maldives, Sri Lanka and Kerala expected to start in October

A cruise ship linking the Maldives with both Colombo and Kochi in the Indian state of Kerala is expected to commence operations this October.

Maldivian company invests $3 million in new hotel in Matale, Sri Lanka

A hotel project in Matale has been approved by the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, and is being financed by a US$3 million investment from Maldivian-owned company Alpha Kinam Holdings Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

Hotel Review: Cape Weligama by Resplendent Ceylon – a captivating clifftop retreat

Cape Weligama, the newest hotel from Resplendent Ceylon, offers guests a 5-star experience that retains all the country’s colour and energy.

Sri Lankan tourism industry brings in nearly $1 billion dollars so far in 2015

The first five months of 2015 have seen Sri Lanka’s tourism industry bring in nearly $1 billion in revenue, with record numbers of tourist arrivals also being noted.

Sri Lanka’s National Hotel Management Conference 2015 concludes successfully

Sri Lanka’s National Hotel Management Conference 2015 organized by the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association has concluded successfully.

Sun Siyam Chairman predicts an exciting new era for Maldivian hospitality

Mr Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, recently announced bold new plans to expand his luxury hospitality brand in the Maldives and beyond

Patterns of Tourism Development in the Maldives and Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka and the Maldives are geographic, cultural and economic neighbors whose lives and livelihoods have been historically and even today intermingled and integrated.

The Maldives invites Sri Lankan investment in the tourism industry

The Maldives has invited Sri Lankan and other regional developers to invest in the financing of the tourism industry.

Suriya by Suriyasena – An Indulgent Affair

Composed in the serenity of the Indian Ocean on one end and the gushing Gin Oya on another, is Suriya, an 11-acre hav­en of luxurious comfort and rejuvenation.

The GM’s View: Ramsay S. A. Perera – Embudu Village

Ramsay. S. A. Perera was born in Kadawatha, closer to Colombo, Sri Lanka. An Accountant by profession he was introduced into the hotel industry in the late 70s through Walkers Tours, then he joined their hotel sector.

British Airways to operate flights to Sri Lanka, Maldives seasonally

According to Voyages Maldives, the General Sales Agent of British Airways, flights from London and Colombo to Male’ will cease operations on March 29, 2015. However, flights to the Maldives will resume in November for the winter holiday period, said Mohamed Nashath, Airline Ticket Reservation Manager at Voyages Maldives. There are currently three British Airways flights a week to the Maldives.