The company recently joined forces with Serendib Leisure Management to acquire Hotel Sinbad in Kalutara.
rnrnFollowing a Rs. 90 mn joint investment, the hotel was recently upgraded, pitching themselves now as an all-year round water sports destination.
rnrnSituated an hour
quote s drive away from Colombo, the hotel has attracted a large number Sri Lankan water sports enthusiasts.
rnrnSays Serendib Leisure Management Sales and Marketing Manager Ramesh Boteju: ldblquote Last year was not the best of times to launch phase one of Hotel Sinbad, but the hotel has picked up well, especially among Sri Lanka
quote s water sport buffs.
rnrnldblquote We will soon expand to phase two, upgrading the hotel to reach four star status,
dblquote he added.
rnrnSerendib Leisure Management currently owns and manages seven hotels in Sri Lanka.
rnrnMeanwhile, tourist arrivals clocked in at 28,300 in January this year, up from December
quote s figure of 23,300.
rnrnThis however is still a 36 percent drop c