March, 2013

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Tea: The World’s Green Gold – History of the London Tea Auctions

– The 319 year  history of the London Tea Auction began in 1680. – East India House in London conducted Tea Auctions for a period of 156 years from 1680 to 1835. – The London commercial sale rooms in Mincina Lane housed the...
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Paradise Road: Timeless…

Paradise Road writes a new page in their success story as they receive world renowned acclaim for their hotel properties in Sri Lanka. Paradise Road hotels adds to their mounting accomplishments two Traveler’s Choice Awards for 2013, awarded by world renowned...
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Rumour(s) has it!

The new facade merging with the old

It is located on one of the busiest roads in Colombo, but once you step into its pristine white interiors you are transported through time and space into a world of pamper and sophistication. Rumours salon, which relocated to its...
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Platinum 1: Where You Live Matters

It is a sanctuary of peace that exists within the heart of a lively city. It is comfort that pampers your body and soul, luxury that transcends the ordinary, the promise of absolute safety and security. It is a space...
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Vonel: Your Haven To Comfort

Walking into a myriad of colours filled with elegant and trendy styles, I was charmed into a glamourous mood in this well-illuminated and spacious establishment......
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Maternal Bliss at the Joseph Fraser

Stepping in through the gates within the hustle and bustle of Colombo, I was pleasantly surprised by the lush green well-manicured garden surrounded by the red-tiled colonial-style buildings. ...
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Simplex International: Simply Extraordinary

Wooden toys spread around presents a variety of playthings allowing little ones to discover a world full of delights. The skilfully designed and crafted toys will not only make children exuberant, but will also take adults on a journey to...
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Michelle Boutique Hotel Revealed

Michelle Boutique Hotel, located in the scenic southern coastal town of Balapitiya was ceremonially opened by Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development on the invitation of Dr Saman Weerasinghe, Chairman Michelle Holdings and Ranjaka De Mel, Managing Director. The ceremony...
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The Surf: A New Beginning

The Surf in Bentota, arrayed with 100 rooms which includes swim-up rooms – a first in Sri Lanka – is now prepared to accommodate a variety of guests. The newly refurbished hotel was ceremonially opened by Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic...
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Tribute to the Father of Ceylon Tea

Mlesna Tea Castle marks a day in the history of Ceylon tea as it pays a monumental tribute to the Father of Ceylon Tea, James Taylor. Mlesna Tea Castle in Talawakelle has created a 16-foot monument to pay tribute to James...
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