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.
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).
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site, has awarded the prestigious Certificate of Excellence 2012 to Eden Resort & Spa.
Talented Bar Tenders of The Blue Water, Wadduwa won the 1st place in the “Skyy Flair Challenge” and 3rd place
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.
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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