Electronic Ventures (Private) Limited recently commenced Sri Lanka’s first ever comprehensive online portal for the tourism and hospitality industry, Hospitality.lk
Hospitality.lk was officially launched at Hotel, Hospitality & Food Asia 2015 trade event at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC).
The new platform aims to be the foremost resource for both individuals and companies within the industry and indirectly related to the industry, enabling the fulfillment of needs on a single online platform.
Hospitality.lk will host an extensive database and comprehensive directory of industry stakeholders, a job board and job bank, an industry event calendar, a resource repository, the latest news & trends, a weekly e-mail newsletter and much more with the ambition of becoming the leading marketplace for the industry.
Speaking about the launch, CEO of Electronic Ventures (Private) Limited, Manupriya Jayathilake said, “While pleased to announce the launch, we’re keen on identifying and understanding how hospitality professionals will engage with our portal and what other requirements we can satisfy using it. We’re eager to ensure this platform radically transforms and replaces the existing means of access to useful information within the industry.”
Hospitality.lk offers an all-encompassing directory of the hospitality industry. Visitors may obtain information and contact details of industry suppliers (such as food and beverage providers or technology partners), hotel and culinary schools, training providers, tour operators, travel agents, and a listing of Sri Lanka’s hotels, restaurants and bars.
For those seeking jobs in the hospitality industry or those interested in advancing their careers, Hospitality.lk provides a job board displaying the latest vacancies for a variety of industry-related professions across a diversity of sub-sectors. Job seekers may also upload their CVs to the job bank to be personally handpicked by Sri Lanka’s prestigious establishments.
To keep abreast of industry events, the site offers an event calendar filled with details of upcoming conferences, launches, trade shows, workshops and seminars. Hospitality.lk further provides details of webinars for those professionals unable to physically attend the former.
Recognizing the importance of continuous professional education, the resource repository on Hospitality.lk offers an abundance of videos, infographics and white papers on a range of hospitality industry subjects. The discussion forums offer a chance for industry professionals to converse with each other on pressing industry matters.
As a news and resource aggregation service, Hospitality.lk curates and publishes content across a variety of topics and segments including (but not limited to) hospitality management, promotions, innovations in hotel and restaurant technology, the Sri Lankan tourism industry, and expert opinions on budding industry issues.
Hospitality.lk also allows you to keep track of the movements of renowned global and local industry professionals via announcements of their latest appointments and placements.