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Oman Air Training Centre among IATA'S ME top ten

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The Oman Air Training Centre has been awarded a much-coveted place in IATA’s Middle East 2012 Top Ten Authorized Training Centre listing for the second continuous year.

Air Arabia Increases Flights to Colombo

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Air Arabia now offers nine weekly flights to Sharjah from Colombo. Air Arabia, the first and largest lowcost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa announced recently that the airline has increased the frequency of flights from Colombo to UAE to nine flights a week.

Amagi Lagoon Resort New Styles of Recreation

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The Amagi Lagoon Resort and Spa, the latest addition to the country's newest resort folder, was declared opened over the weekend. Located in Negombo

Colombo clearance for helicopters

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Domestic airline and helicopter operator Deccan Aviation was first to formally announce the establishment of the first privately run city helipad at the Colts Cricket Grounds on Havelock Road, following the relaxation on stringent security restrictions on civil flights over the capital city.

Asia-pacific to emerge top contributor to global aviation industry

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Airline carriers from the Asia Pacific region are expected to contribute US$ 2 billion to global industry profits for the year 2012 as compared with US$ 4.9 billion in 2011, despite a previous US$ 0.3 billion downgrade in profits as a result of a weak first quarter, according to a report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Sri Lankan strikes alliance with oneworld

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SriLankan Airlines is to join oneworld, adding one of Asia’s fastest growing airlines to the world’s leading quality airline alliance.

Emirates unveils ‘Do More in Dubai’ offer

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Emirates is offering its passengers a chance to ‘Do More in Dubai’ with a sensational offer for children accompanying parents to the airline’s home base till end September.

Airline industry’s profitability balancing on knife’s edge- IATA CEO

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The fragile state of the aviation industry marked the general backdrop of the 68th annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as the head of the global airline body, Tony Tyler, acknowledged that the industry’s profitability is precariously balanced on a “knife’s edge.”

Coral Sands Hotel wins Tripadvisor International Award

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Coral Sands Hotel, located in Hikkaduwa, has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The prestigious award, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

Win Exciting Prizes With Qatar Airways Reflections Photo Contest

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Participants Get A Chance To Win Great Prizes Including 10 Business Class And 50 Economy Class Return Tickets

Certificate Course in Ecotourism Biz Development

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The Certificate Programme will commence on 23 June, and continue up to the end of August. Classes will be held only on Saturdays from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm. Deadline for enrolment is 16th June and the Venue is Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (The Hotel School), Colombo 3.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence to Cantaloupe Aqua

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Cantaloupe Aqua, a Private Resort and Beach Club in Thalpe, Habaraduwa was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the popular TripAdvisor website.

Emirates announces special June fares for Colombo departures

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June has suddenly become the month for travelling overseas, with Emirates announcing a series of special fares valid for travel out of Colombo during the month.

Tiger Airways begins flights to Sri Lanka

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Singapore’s budget airliner Tiger Airways has started flying to Sri Lanka three times a week with the first flight touching down at Colombo on May 31 night, the airline said.

ECO Team Creates Tourism History Yet Again with ‘Mobile Hotels’!

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Big Game Camps & Lodges now offer a unique way to experience Sri Lanka’s wilderness. The pioneers of tented camp safaris, Eco Team have once again set precedent in Sri Lanka’s tourism sector with their innovative new concept of ‘mobile hotels’.

Tripadvisor awards Eden Resort with Certificate of Excellence

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Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site, has awarded the prestigious Certificate of Excellence 2012 to Eden Resort & Spa.

Blue Water Wins Big

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Talented Bar Tenders of The Blue Water, Wadduwa won the 1st place in the “Skyy Flair Challenge” and 3rd place

‘Maalu Maalu’ Celebrates First Year With Great Achievements

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Popular ' Maalu Maalu Resort' in Passikudah celebrated its first anniversary with successful operations all round. For decades,

SL featured in Emirates luxury holidays catalogue

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Sri Lanka has once again been featured as one of the leading destinations for leisure travellers in the United Kingdom by Emirates, the award-winning Dubai-based international airline.

Trans Asia Hotels 4Q12 net down 28% to Rs.272 mn

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Trans Asia Hotels 4Q12 net down 28% to Rs.272 mn Trans Asia Hotels PLC, which is the managing company of Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, witnessed a fall in net profit of 28 percent year-on-year (YOY) to Rs.272 million during the quarter ended March 31, 2012, interim financials revealed.

Harpo School of Hospitality Management's First Batch of Students Receive Certificates

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The First Batch of students from ‘Harpo School of Hospitality and Tourism Management' (HSHTM) had their Award Ceremony held recently at the Asha Trust Foundation in Mount Lavinia.

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