Jetwing Hotels stars at Culinary Art and Food Expo 2017 with 94 medals

Sri Lanka’s premier hospitality brand Jetwing Hotels bagged an astounding 94 medals at the Culinary Art Expo 2017 organised by the Chef’s Guild of Lanka which took place from 28-30 July at BMICH. With a total of 12 Gold medals, 21 Silver and 60 Bronze, Jetwing Sea, Jetwing Blue, Jetwing Beach, Jetwing Lagoon, Jetwing Ayurveda … More Jetwing Hotels stars at Culinary Art and Food Expo 2017 with 94 medals

Cinnamon Future of Tourism Summit: Changing landscapes, role of brands and delivering authentic experiences

Have you ever stopped to think of better ways to market your destination and awaken the travel bug in your potential traveller? How can the travel and hospitality industry deliver an authentic experience to their consumers? This 26 September most of these questions will be addressed at the Future of Tourism Summit 2017. Featuring 11 … More Cinnamon Future of Tourism Summit: Changing landscapes, role of brands and delivering authentic experiences

Emirates A380 arrival boosts BIA

Marking a milestone in Sri Lanka’s airport and aviation industry, a one-off Emirates A380 commercial flight landed on Monday at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake, a development which will bolster the image of the airport and its services. Arranged to celebrate BIA’s recently resurfaced and upgraded runway, the special A380 flight operated as … More Emirates A380 arrival boosts BIA

Aviation Minister pledges to lift BIA standards sky-high

Transport and Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva pledged to make the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) one of the most efficient, cost-effective and attractive airports in the region. With the Government having ambitious plans to cater to 2.5 million tourist arrivals by the end of this year, the Minister highlighted that it was necessary to … More Aviation Minister pledges to lift BIA standards sky-high

Morning safaris permitted into Wilpattu National Park again

The decision to ban safaris into Wilpattu National Park on account of the ongoing drought was reversed by the Minister of Wildlife after extensive consultations with the Minister of Tourism and the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO). The outcome is a favourable one for all stakeholders wherein morning safaris will now be … More Morning safaris permitted into Wilpattu National Park again

SriLankan Airlines climbs to 8th place globally for airline fuel efficiency

SriLankan Airlines has climbed to eighth position globally in IATA fuel efficiency ranking amongst 51 airlines in the same business model, following the implementation of a wide range of fuel efficiency and conservation measures over the last 22 months to reduce fuel burn. The 2016 ranking of airlines by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) … More SriLankan Airlines climbs to 8th place globally for airline fuel efficiency