January, 2011

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Hidden Oasis: Havelock Place Bungalow

Seated in the sun-speckled, courtyard of this 80-year-old colonial bungalow surrounded by Frangipani, Bougainvillea and the soft strains of piano music, I truly was in an oasis in the heart of a bustling Colombo. Having been in operation for just...
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Nihonbashi Wine Room

With 15 years of service, Nihonbashi has created the perfect Japanese setting to indulge in a memorable culinary experience.Nihonbashi’s Wine Room, which seats four is the path to a refreshingly enigmatic experience for seekers. Being part of the already existing...
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Rithihi unveils a new collection

Rithihi, the ethnic Indian clothes store unveiled its latest collection with a new label.‘Soul’ its new international brand was introduced at an exhibition that displayed a range of exclusive hand woven Indian wear designed by Indian designers Anshuma Damani and...
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The Spa Ceylon Peace Collection

The Spa Ceylon Peace Collection celebrates the new peace and calm of Sri Lanka. The collection is inspired by centuries old Royal well-being rituals performed in ancient Ceylon. The formulae are enriched with 100 percent pure organic essential oils and...
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Red lantern vigil at the Galle Face Hotel

Red lantern vigil, a traditional ceremony to welcome Christmas to the city was held at the Galle Face Hotel. Sanjeev Gardiner, Group Chairman of the Galle Face Hotel invited personnel from embassies, travel agents, corporate clients and other guests at...
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High-street sensuality with Aviraté

Aviraté, high-street fashion label announced the launch of its store in Maitland Crescent. Derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Avirati’ which means sensuality, the new Aviraté collection designed by Timex Garments is poised to do justice to this name....
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Team Heritance claims gold at the Culinary World Cup 2010

The Heritance Hotels and Resorts’ eight-member team walked away with three gold medals, four silver medals, a bronze medal and one special award at the 11th Salon International de la Gastronomie (International Gastronomy Show) – EXPOGAST 2010 Culinary World Cup....
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A greener Christmas tree at Mount Lavinia Hotel

Mount Lavinia Hotel (MLH) commenced the  yuletide festivities with the symbolic lighting of the first recycled Christmas tree on Thanksgiving Day.This environmentally friendly tree was constructed from materials like jute, newspapers, flour and even cement.Mount Lavinia Hotel celebrated their launch...
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Promotions at the Grand Oriental Hotel

Grand Oriental Hotel offers a wide array of cuisine and promotions for Sri Lankan and Western food lovers. The promotions for the month of January include ‘Hot Dogs and cup cake fest’ at Tiffin hut and the ‘Sri Lankan Theme...
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Adaaran ‘Select’ Meedhupparu wins gold award from Thomson Holidays

  Adaaran ‘Select’ Meedhupparu, Male has won a gold award for the best hotel in its class according to the feedback from Thomson Holidays customers. The awards are given based on the feedback that is collected from all Thomson Holidays...
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