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Hillcot bungalow - retreat in little England

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EAP Hotels have embarked on the burgeoning hospitality industry in Sri Lanka with elaborate plans for expansion and its latest venture was opening up a private property in Nuwara Eliya into a holiday bungalow.

Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa receives four-star certification

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Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapakse recently awarded Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa with a fourstar certification.

Emirates doubles A380 capacity to New York, Paris

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Emirates has doubled its A380 capacity to New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) and Paris’ Charles De Gaulle airports, with a twice daily A380 service from Dubai now operating into both cities.

Refurbished Subash Hotel, Jaffna reopened

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Subash Hotel, Jaffna, comprising 36 rooms was the main hotel in Jaffna, where many visitors to Jaffna stayed, including VIPs. It had been requisitioned by the armed forces during the war and handed back to the family owners.

Lãya Safari opens in Yala

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The Sri Lanka Army-owned newest holiday resort in the deep southern wild, ‘Lãya Safari’ at Palatupana, Yala bordering the Yala National Sanctuary was declared open by Speaker of the Parliament Chamal Rajapaksa with the presence of Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya.

Adventure season at the Earl’s Regency

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Celebrating thirteen years of excellence, Kandy’s popular five star attraction Earl’s Regency Hotel is now ready with the festive season package to celebrate this Christmas and anniversary together.

Heritance Ahungalla clinches Gold at Green Awards

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Heritance Hotels was once again in the spotlight when Heritance Ahungalla was presented with the Gold Award at the National Green Awards concluded recently at the BMICH.

Emirates wins Airline of the Year Award

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Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has been awarded the prestigious Centre for Aviation (CAPA) Airline of the Year 2012 Award for the third time.

Emirates to fly double daily to Mauritius

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Emirates, one of the fastest growing international airlines, has announced the addition of three frequencies to its present 11-weekly flights to Mauritius. The service to the paradise island will be double daily beginning December 2, 2012.

Cathay Pacific introduces ‘Getaway Surprise to China’

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Witness the marvels of one of the world’s oldest civilizations as Cathay Pacific Airways brings travellers an exciting ‘Getaway Surprise to China’.

Ranna212 goes green with Switch Asia

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Ranna212 is now a member of Switch Asia through the organisation’s ‘Greening Sri Lanka Hotels’ initiative toward sustainable tourism practices.

Qatar Airways Begins Historic 787 Week

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Doha, QATAR – Qatar Airways has unveiled a new video showing the making of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner just days before the aircraft’s scheduled delivery to the Doha-based airline.

Eastern Hotel Developers redefines simple comfort with Kothmale Holiday Resort

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Eastern Hotel Developers have announced holiday offerings said to “encourage travelers to escape the warm temperatures and indulge in the chilly hill side atmosphere with amazing specials”.

Lanka becomes ideal wedding destination at WTM

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Sri Lanka as a destination has been promoted under two new themes at the World Travel Market (WTM), one of the largest global travel and tourism events at the London ExCel Exhibition Centre.

Emirates expands, extends ‘Cash + Miles’ offer in Colombo

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Emirates’ sensational ‘Cash + Miles’ offer in Sri Lanka has been extended and expanded with more destinations in response to popular demand, the award-winning airline announced this week.

Cinnamon Citadel Modern, yet traditional

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Having two feathers already in its cap, Cinnamon Resorts welcomes its newest member Cinnamon Citadel to the family.

‘RED CLIFFS’ Heaven on Hill

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There are only four or five locations in the entire costal line in Sri Lanka that has the higher elevated land just by bay or beach. Tangalle, Trinco, Yala and Mirissa are some of the outstanding 'off cliff' places in the Lanka's tourism map .

Earl’s Regency secures first place in Kandy region

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Arjuna Rathnayake from Earl’s Regency walked away as the winner of the recently concluded Absolute Bartender Challenge 2012. The competition organized by Periceyl (Pvt) Ltd in collaboration with the Kandy Hoteliers took place in the hill capital recently.

Kingfisher mgt calls employees for talks

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Grounded and tethering on verge of bankruptcy Vijay Mallya promoted Kingfisher Airlines has called for a meeting with its engineers and pilots from across its operating bases for what is being seen as a make or break meeting for the struggling debt ridden carrier at its Mumbai headquarters on Monday.

Aitken Spence Hotels powering the future with energy drive

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Aitken Spence Hotels, a pioneer in the local tourism industry has continually been in the forefront of developing efficient hotel energy management systems by practicing the control of procedures, operations and equipment that contribute to the energy use in a hotel operation.

Emirates unveils Emirates Arena

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Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has announced a major sponsorship deal that includes a multi-million pound sponsorship with Glasgow City Council. As part of the agreement, Emirates now holds the exclusive naming rights for the city’s new world-class sports facility, the ‘Emirates Arena’.

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