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Record-breaking Green Globe recertification for Cinnamon Lakeside

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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, in a recordbreaking feat, was presented Green Globe recertification for the fourth consecutive year. The locally and internationally awarded hotel remains the only one in Sri Lanka to be thus recertified by the premier international sustainability body.

Qatar Airways launches mobile app for Blackberry, Android, iphone

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Qatar Airways, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has placed the ease and convenience of travelling with the airline right in the palm of the customer’s hand – literally.

Haridra Resort heaven by the sea

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In ancient times, Sri Lanka was famous for Ayurvedic medical treatments and there were designated areas for consultations. The most known village for Ayurvedic treatments was ‘Weda Duwa', an island of Ayurvedic medical practitioners, in Raigampattuwa.

Asia’s first river-based wildlife sanctuary opens

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Asia’s first river-based wildlife sanctuary which consists of endangered species from eight iconic river habitats was opened for visitors in Singapore recently.

Emirates ‘smarts up’ passengers with Google Now

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Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines has announced that it will start to roll out Google Now™ cards for their passengers who book via Emirates.com.

Qatar Airways to allow additional baggage weight

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Effective from September 1st, passengers flying Qatar Airways routes worldwide will have enhanced baggage allowances with additional baggage weight allowed per person.

Emirates announces aircraft upgrade on Lyon service next year

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Less than nine months after launching its inaugural service to Lyon, Emirates has announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200LR, effective from February 1, 2014.

Galadari shines at Culinary Art 2013

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Once again the Galadari Hotel adds yet another achievement to its crowning glory by shining bright at the recently concluded Culinary Art 2013, presented by the Chefs Guild of Lanka.

Cathay introduces an offer to explore the Far East

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Cathay Pacific Airways has introduced special Economy Class fares to provide travellers with an opportunity to experience Hong Kong, Narita, Haneda and Manila.

Victoria Golf and Country Resort beyond golfing Vacation

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If somebody asks me what would be the best tourist location in Kandy District, I never hesitate to name Victoria Dam, The reservoir and the surrounding valley makes it one of the most beautiful locations in the hills of Kandy District.

Luxurious Hideaway celebrates 3rd anniversary

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Ulagalla lies on the Anuradhapura-Dambulla road, among green paddy fields and forests full of wildlife and exotic tropical flowers. There are wild elephants here, roaming free along jungle corridors established by their ancestors thousands of years ago.

Oman Air Promotes The Sultanate’s Tourism Potentials

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With Oman Air’s support and assistance, the Sultanate of Oman is to be showcased to international movie-goers, as Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Again gains its theatrical release.

Jetwing Yala - The jungle book brought to life

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Once again Jetwing Hotels combines amazing luxury with awe-inspiring wildlife in their latest creation of Jetwing Yala.

Australian ABC Group launches Go Travel in SL

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In the wake of the tourism boom in Sri Lanka, ABC Group Australia Chairman Ajith Perera has decided to stretch their wings to Sri Lanka and launch ‘Go Travel’.  

Qatar Airways to open in Harrods

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London, UNITED KINGDOM – Qatar Airways will officially open its flagship high-street ticket office in one of the world’s most exclusive shopping destinations - the iconic British department store, Harrods in Knightsbridge.

Adventure and water sports at BBH

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Discover the wonders of the beaches of Bentota, while holidaying at Bentota Beach Hotel. It provides exciting water sports, an extensive ayurvedic spa and so much more on a secluded, breathtaking beach front.

Qatar Airways to fly Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Scandinavia

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Paris, FRANCE – Qatar Airways has announced an expansion of its Boeing 787 services to Europe with the new state-of-the-art aircraft being deployed on three Scandinavian routes.

Qatar Airways orders Boeing 777s at Paris Air Show

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Paris Air Show, FRANCE – Qatar Airways today announced an order for nine Boeing 777 passenger aircraft on the opening day of the Paris Air Show. The additional aircraft will help the airline open up new routes and add capacity to existing markets in its rapidly-growing network.

State of Qatar’s Hamad International Airport unveils passenger facilities available at concourse b on 1st April 2013 soft opening

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The soft opening of Hamad International Airport (HIA) on 1st April 2013 will see 10 foreign airlines operating out of Concourse B and an array of modern facilities for passengers to enjoy.

The blues are back in Trinco

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Since the lost whales of Trinco were rediscovered in 2010, by a team of naturalists at ‘Cinnamon Nature Trails', numerous sightings of blue whales, sperm whales and dolphins have taken place making the season up in the East a rewarding experience.

98 Acre Resort heaven in the hills

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‘Sun and sand' is not a ‘must' for hot tourist destinations any more in Sri Lanka. Though Hikkaduwa, Arugam Bay, Unwatuna or Negombo is traditionally identified as hot spots of beach tourism, the latest addition is Ella in the midst of the misty hills.

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