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Amex introduces offers to leisure destinations

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As an American Express cardmember you can unwind with your loved one with complimentary stays and exclusive savings at its partner hotels till June 30, 2012.

Strawberry magic at Galadari

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Galadari Hotel s most soughtafter pastry shop Café 64 comes to life with strawberry magic from May 25 to 31, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The café has been energized with an instant boost of strawberry passion as the hotel’s ‘Strawberry Delights’ promotion gets ready to role into action.

The Fortress recognized among Asia Pacific’s best hotels

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The best hotels, hotel architecture, interiors, construction and design across the entire Asia Pacific region were celebrated at the J W Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on April 27.

Oman Air Nominated ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East’

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Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, was awarded ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East' at the prestigious Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012.

Whale Watching in Trincomalee

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Ebert Silva Holidays offer another unique package to Trincomalee on ‘Ocean Safaris'; their latest brand introduced for responsible Whale and Dolphin watching in Sri Lanka.

Jetwing Hotels on Sustainability Initiatives

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The name ‘Jetwing' has long been associated with caring, and a commitment to hospitality as well as the environment. For almost 40 years, the family owned company has grown tremendously, from humble beginnings in Negombo in 1963. Future projects, planned to bear fruit in the next three years, include the doubling of the current room inventory.

Emirates increases flights to KSA

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audi Arabia will receive a 12 percent boost in Emirates services this year, as the airline ramps up its commitment to the Kingdom.

Qatar Airways Named Best Business Class in World by Readers of Business Traveller Middle East Magazine

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Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Qatar Airways has been honoured in Dubai for the second consecutive year with the Best Business Class in the World award by readers of the Middle East edition of the prestigious industry magazine Business Traveller.

Vesak viewing on Colombo City Tour

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Vesak is a time when Colombo comes alive with colour and spiritual festivity. It is an ideal and perfect time to showcase the city of Colombo amidst these unique celebrations.

Mongoose brings SNUBA to Chaaya Blu

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Mongoose Adventures, Sri Lanka’s leading adventure sports provider, launched an exciting new experience for tourists in the East, with the introduction of SNUBA to Trincomalee. A cross between snorkeling and scuba diving, the sport is an easy and safe way to explore the diverse marine life around the seas off the Eastern coast.

Dambulla gets agro-eco hotel

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The Green Paradise Agro Eco Hotel in Dambulla constructed at a cost of Rs.1.2 billion was declared open by Economic Development Minister Basil Rajpaksa yesterday.

John Keells Hotels - Promote ‘Sustainable Whale Watching’ in the East

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A gallery of images depicting the story of how the Nature Trails team headed by Chitral Jayathilake and Head Naturalist Nilantha Kodithuwakku, launched whale watching in the Eastern coast; was displayed at Chaaya Blu Trincomalee recently.

Ranna 212 - Between The Deep Blue Sea And The Wilderness

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The deep South beaches of Sri Lanka are always deep blue and magnificently attractive, but Kahandamodara, off four km from Ranna stands out from the rest. The unspoilt beach stretch of Kahandamodara is the cradle for the latest hideaway ‘Ranna 212'.

Sunquick-slithm conduct mocktail competition

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Sunquick partnered with Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) to conduct the Mocktail competition, participated by the students of the Colombo Hotel School and provincial schools.

Raynnor resigns from Citrus boards; two new directors to be appointed

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Popular media personality and investor Raynnor Silva has resigned from the position of Director of the boards of Citrus Leisure PLC and its two subsidiaries Waskaduwa Beach Resort PLC and Kalpitiya Beach Resort PLC with effect from April 16, 2012.

GUIDE BOOK ON SRI LANKA IN RUSSIAN

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Sri Lanka's Embassy in Moscow, Russia has completed an innovative project to further promote Sri Lanka as the preferred tourism destination among the Russian people.

CATHAY WITH NEW PREMIUM ECONOMY PRODUCT

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Cathay Pacific Airways has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER that is the first aircraft to feature its Premium Economy Class product and new long-haul Economy Class seats. At the same time, the airline also received its fifth Boeing 747-8F from the manufacturer.

SUSTAINABILITY IS THE KEY TO TOURISM

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Climate change can be considered as the greatest challenge of our time; which also means that we have huge opportunities to turn the process around by advancing climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and green jobs.

HEIST FEST ON THE HILLS From the 7th to the 22nd of April

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Ceylon Continental Hotel takes center stage this April season in Nuwara Eliya with, Heist on the Hills. This has been inspired by our most recent endeavour – Continental Outdoors, the new outdoor catering unit.

Browns Investments expands wings in leisure sector

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With the bright prospects for a boom in the tourist industry, Browns Investments PLC has decided to venture into the leisure sector in a big way.

Spectacular sperm whales stuns Kalpitiya

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Sri Lanka Navy is pleased to convey the spectacular sighting of sperm whales thronging the scenic Kalpitiya seas.

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