September, 2013

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The Kingsbury hosts the launch of Tequila Corralejo in Sri Lanka

(L-R): Mrs Dissanayake, Sunil Dissanayake, Director General Manager – The Kingsbury, Sunil Manocha, Paul Topping, Group Director – Flemingo International, Jaime Nualart, the Ambassodor of Mexico, Mohan Pandithage, Chairman – Hayleys Group, Dayal Fernando, Director Operations – The Kingsbury and Iyantha Abeysinghe, Food and Beverage Manager – The Kingsbury

Catering to consumer demand for international beverages, the launch of Mexico’s famed Tequila Corralejo in Sri Lanka took place recently at The Kingsbury Sky Lounge. The occasion was graced by Mohan Pandithage, Chairman – Hayleys Group, Paul Topping, Group Director –...
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Award winning cosmonaut at ‘Michelle’

Vladimir Afanasiyevich and his wife seen here being greeted by Front Office Executive Shyanaka Munasinghe

USSR’s twice heroic cosmonaut Vladimir Afanasiyevich and his wife recently spent a week at “Michelle” Boutique Hotel in Balapitiya...
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Mobitel unveils SIM-based NFC technology

Launching SIM-based NFC technology recently, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel earned itself yet another first in the industry. Opting to pay by tapping one’s phone which has been installed with a NFC-enabled SIM card is gaining popularity across the world. NFC...
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Back to nature at Kumbukgas Mankada

The laidback atmosphere of the villa

A stylish holiday villa set in a quiet rural area, within sight of the Sigiriya rock fortress and Pidurangala cave temple is a 30 minute drive to the ancient Dambulla rock and cave temple. The Minneriya National Park and the...
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88-88 Quiz Night – a floating affair

Quiz Night at 8° on the lake

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo hosted its very first “rib tickling” quiz night at the hotel’s unique floating venue – 8° on the lake. The night was filled with an aura of good humour, stimulating questions for all ages and exciting giveaways....
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The Kingsbury welcomes Isla Grant and Al Grant

Isla Grant and Al Grant in the centre with the crew, Dayal Fernando, Director Operations, Denesh Silva, Head of Marketing & Sales, Laxman Dissanayake, Front Office Manager, Dinithi Somarathne, Corporate Communications & PR Manager and Ralston Goonetilleke, Promotions Manager Gold FM/Sun FM

The Kingsbury recently had the privilege of welcoming two of the most celebrated country music artists, Isla Grant and Al Grant. Isla Grant is a Scottish contemporary country singer whose popularity extends from the United Kingdom and Ireland to New...
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An exhibition to celebrate Tissot’s 160th anniversary

In honour of its 160th anniversary, Tissot offers a journey through time and reveals some of its greatest historical moments from the past 160 years. The exhibition will be held until October 6, 2013 at the Cité du Temps, one...
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Port View City Hotel a new city hotel in town

In the heart of the bustling capital city, offering a spectacular view of the Colombo Port, the Port View City Hotel is ideal not only for every business traveller, but also for anyone interested in shopping, sightseeing or simply exploring...
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‘Bombay Velvet’ to partner Cinnamon Hotels

L-R Anurag Kashyap, Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Vikas Bahl

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, has been selected as the official hospitality partner for the Bollywood movie ‘Bombay Velvet’ starring leading artists such as Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Kay Kay Menon, Vikas Bahl, Vikram Aditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap and...
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Paradise Kandy for holidays in seclusion and breathtaking views

The plush interior of Paradise Kandy

Nestled in the Richmond Hill Estate in the Heerassalaga Mountain range, Paradise Kandy is a boutique Villa with a enviable view of the Heerassagala range. With seclusion, space and privacy, the Villa offers the ideal choice for holidaying in Kandy. Built...
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