TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence awarded to Laksala
The world’s largest travel site Tripadvisor has recognised Laksala with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence. This prestigious award is based on the excellent customer service, level of fulfilling their needs and the degree of satisfaction reviewed by customers who visited Laksala during the period under review.
University of Peradeniya: A treasure of beauty and wisdom
Exactly 40 years ago on a day like today (8 May), I was over the moon enjoying the very first day of my entrance to the University of Ceylon Peradeniya. I still remember the day of my arrival with my parents at Peradeniya Sarasavi Uyana Railway Station, a reminiscent construction by colonial rule in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan exhibitors of Ceylon Tea at North America’s largest F&B fair
Continuing the vigorous campaign to promote Ceylon Tea in the United States, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC and the Sri Lanka Tea Board organised the Sri Lankan pavilion at the 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show, North America’s largest food and beverage fair, which was held from 29 June to 1 July at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.
VIVANTA BY TAJ- BENTOTA A REFRESHING CHANGE FROM THE PREDICTABILITY AND STAIDNESS OF A TRADITIONAL FIVE STAR RESORT.
Surrounded by the whispers of rustling palms, near-virgin sands, the music of the waves, glorious pink and orange sunsets and undisturbed hours lies Vivanta by Taj Bentota, Sri Lanka, an exclusive beach and spa resort on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Previously, the Taj Exotica Bentota is now riding on a fresh new wave. Rebranded and launched as Vivanta by Taj Bentota, it envisages a new signature in hospitality. Why Vivanta? According to Taj group’s brand vision, Vivanta seeks to understand your aspirations & helps you create your own space, your own journey. Stylishly Spirited, Vivanta by Taj delivers premium hotel experiences with imagination, energy & efficiency.
IntelloCut, an enterprise material management system won the first prize at Venture Engine and is set to raise its next round of investment.
‘IntelloCut’ the flagship product developed by Threadsol Softwares Ltd., has won the Venture Engine Competition in Sri Lanka. IntelloCut emerged as the winner over multiple rounds of evaluation among over 100 entries from Sri Lanka and all over the world.
Q: You recently launched your biography titled ‘Triumph through Tragedy,’ outlining the challenges you have faced over the years. Could you tell us about your journey?
A: It is a story where I lost my husband when I was 25. He was an Army officer who was ambushed by the terrorists during the insurgency in 1971. My elder daughter was two-and-a-half years old and I was expecting my younger daughter.
Are you interested in investing in the Colombo Stock Market?
The step by step process.
An equity market, commonly known as a stock market is identified as a key financial instrument that facilitates wealth creation, economic development and economic equality. Initiatives taken by market stake holders and satisfactory economic indicators had a positive impact towards the performance of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) .The All Share Price Index (ASPI) has recorded a growth of 17.4% while the S&P SL20 Index has grown by 16.9% in the current year.
Crafts Alive’ fashion initiative with Colombo Fashion Week
National Craft Council to stage Shilpa Udana National Crafts Festival 2014, themed ‘Sustaining Livelihoods and Encouraging Revival’
Home to a rich heritage of traditional arts and crafts, Sri Lanka has always given pride of place to the artisans and craftspeople of its heartland. Sri Lankan arts and crafts have been admired over the years internationally.