Aitken Spence launches Turyaa by Heritance at World Travel Market


Leading regional hospitality operator Aitken Spence Hotels announced the launch of its latest brand,Turyaa by Heritance,at the World Travel Market [WTM] in London. The World Travel Market is the leading global event for the travel industry providing an opportunity for the global travel trade to meet, network negotiate and conduct business.

Turyaa by Heritance was conceptualized to appeal to the changing lifestyles of the global traveler. With the digital revolution and globalization gradually changing the demands and preferences towards brand selection, Turyaa by Heritance was developed to provide the guest with a brand that is more flexible, responsive, interactive and value driven.

Located in gateway cities, resort destinations and MICE locations, Turyaa by Heritance is designed around ultimate comfort, great food, good value and outstanding “can-do-service” that delivers the perfect place to stay for go-getters, trendsetters and highflyers who want to reconnect, rejuvenate and relax.

“From listening to our guests, we learnt that there was an opportunity to better meet the needs of the modern traveler whose expectations are constantly evolving. The essence of Turyaa by Heritance is all about delivering fantastic experiences to our guests. We have created spaces where guests can feel at ease, surrounded by the things they love. This is genuinely an exciting time for us and we look forward to elevating the guest experience through innovations in product and service delivery”, said Mr.Chethiya Perera, Joint Managing Director, Aitken Spence Hotels.

“Aitken Spence will be strengthening and expanding our tourism portfolio in the next few years in the Indian Ocean region. Turyaa by Heritance will deliver a distinct experience across different countries to the traveler who is enthusiastic about life. We are confident that Turyaa will add substantial value to the destinations that it will call home”, said Mr. J M S Brito, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, Aitken Spence PLC.

Turyaa Chennai, India is located in the IT Corridor of Chennai and just a short drive away from the heart of the city. Whilst being a business hotel, it will also transform into an idyllic sanctuary of rest and entertainment by evening, flaunting its infinity rooftop poolside that opens out to the whole of the bustling city. The property opened its doors on 1st October 2015, to be followed by a property launch in November.

Turyaa Kalutara (formerly known as The Sands) will offer a diverse range of eclectic dining options including Arabic, fusion and local cuisines. The property boasts a diverse range of accommodation with large guestrooms ideal for families. Great food, fun, lively and vibrant will be the hallmarks of this property located just 37 km away from the city of Colombo.

In addition, the brand hopes to include further properties key destinations in Sri Lanka to its portfolio between 2016- 2018. Aitken Spence Hotels operates a chain of 24 hotels and resorts in Sri Lanka, India, Oman, and the Maldives under two premier brands: Heritance and Adaaran. Each of their properties caters to a diverse client base, having hotels suited to every need and budget while maintaining high standards of hospitality. Located in key tourist locations, the Aitken Spence chain boasts of exotic properties such as Sri Lanka’s most awarded Heritance Kandalama which is situated in close proximity to five UNESCO world heritage sites, and the Desert Nights Camp in Oman, rated as one of the top ten desert retreats in the world. (Media Release)