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eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

Green Globe-certified hotels committed to ocean conservation

editor editor- June 13, 2013 00:54

LOS ANGELES, California – “Together We Have the Power to Protect the Ocean” was the motto for Green Globe members, the Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa and the Bentota Beach Hotel, when ... Read More

Jetwing Hotels earns 10 Certificates of Excellence

editor editor- June 8, 2013 00:24

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Proving once again that their brand of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is their greatest strength, Jetwing Hotels has been awarded 10 new Certificates of Excellence from ... Read More

Retro chic Sri Lanka resort earns sustainable certification

editor editor- May 9, 2013 01:16

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces certification of the Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa, located on the southern shoreline of Sri Lanka. Read More

Jetwing Hotels to participate in Earth Hour on Saturday

editor editor- March 23, 2013 00:21

On March 23, 2013, Jetwing Hotels, Sri Lanka’s largest family-owned hospitality company, will be a part of the single, largest, symbolic mass participation event in the world. Read More

How green are Sri Lankan hotels?

editor editor- March 4, 2013 05:10

The EU SWITCH Asia Program Greening Sri Lanka Hotels (GSLH) Project recently released their first research survey of a cross-section of Sri Lankan hotels, which analyzes the extent of green ... Read More

Jetwing Hotels adds intimate boutique villas to luxury collection

editor editor- January 16, 2013 03:10

Renowned the world over for the promise of true, traditional Sri Lankan hospitality complemented by elegant design and indulgent comfort, Jetwing Hotels now adds something different to the traditional Read More

Jetwing launches first ever mobile apps of their kind

editor editor- January 5, 2013 01:50

Instant access, anytime. The smartphone has opened a world of innovation and easy access to products and services all around the world, and is definitely here to stay. Read More

SWITCH-Asia Green Awards 2012

editor editor- November 21, 2012 08:12

The Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project funded by the European Union under the SWITCH-Asia Program held its first ever “SWITCH-Asia Green Hotels Award 2012” competition on November 12, 2012 at ... Read More

Jetwing Hotels first to introduce augmented reality

editor editor- November 14, 2012 01:29

What makes the perfect ad? Is it information? Content? Attractiveness? Maybe even eye-catching uniqueness? Read More

Jetwing Hotels wins 4 World Travel Awards for second year running

editor editor- October 23, 2012 00:32

SINGAPORE – Sri Lanka’s very own Jetwing Hotels was a part of the star-studded evening at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2012, picking up a total of 4 awards – ... Read More

EU-SWITCH Asia wins an international award for sustainability

editor editor- October 11, 2012 07:31

EU-SWITCH Asia Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project was adjudged the winner in the category of Educational Programs & Media at the 11th Skal International “Sustainable Development in Tourism” Awards, Read More

SWITCH Asia sponsors hoteliers to visit WTM in London

editor editor- October 9, 2012 03:03

One of the key aspects of the ongoing EU SWITCH-Asia Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project is to publicize the good work done by Sri Lankan hotels internationally towards energy and ... Read More

Bentota Beach Hotel recertified by Green Globe

editor editor- September 19, 2012 01:09

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Bentota Beach Hotel in Bentota, Sri Lanka. Read More

Centara to open two hotels in Sri Lanka

editor editor- June 16, 2012 03:12

Centara Hotels & Resorts is to open its first two properties in Sri Lanka during the second half of this year named "Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka" and ... Read More

Jetwing Sea hotel gets the gold from PATA

editor editor- February 24, 2012 13:28

“We are committed to Sri Lanka, to her continued growth, to her continued fame, and to keeping her beautiful for the generations to come.” – Hiran Cooray, Chairman of Jetwing Read More

Sri Lanka’s Holy Grail of resorts completes restoration

editor editor- February 3, 2012 04:52

To those veterans of the travel and tourism industry, the formerly known Blue Lagoon in Thalahena is indeed the Holy Grail: officially Sri Lanka’s first planned resort, as well as ... Read More

Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand Colombo hotel achieves Green Globe certification

editor editor- August 20, 2011 03:15

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification for the sustainable management and operation of Cinnamon Grand Colombo, Sri Lanka. Read More

Sri Lanka tourism: new kid on the block

editor editor- May 16, 2011 04:34

SRI LANKA - Currently, tourism is the main buzz word in business and general circles, with all hotels reportedly doing very well with high occupancies. Read More

Sri Lanka plans for tourism industry boom

editor editor- January 29, 2011 03:23

Sri Lanka will be positioned as a high-end tourism destination focusing more on quality service delivery. Read More