Sri Lanka tour operator association refreshes officers

Sept 20, 2007 (LBO) – The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) has appointed a fresh set of officers, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce said. SLAITO is made up of destination management companies who service tourists in Sri
Lanka.

Foreign travel companies and charter operators who are principals of the local members are admitted as associate members.

Currently there are 89 member companies in the Association.

Dirk Grigson of Hemtours (Pte.) Ltd. was re-elected as President of
SLAITO while Chandra Wickremasinghe of Connaissance Holdings Ltd. was elected as Vice President.

Ramesh Dassanayake of Sunway Holidays was re-elected as Secretary and Gulam Abdulhussein of Pan Lanka Travels & Tours Ltd. was re-elected as Treasurer at the 27th annual general meeting of the association.

The committee is made up of the following members: Ravi Subramaniam, Aitken Spence Travels Ltd, Mahen Kariyawasan, Andrew The Travel Co. (Pvt.) Ltd, T M F Packeer, Asian Exotica (Pvt.) Ltd, Wansa Hettiarachchi, Crystal Holidays (Pvt.) Ltd, Tony Mantara, Gemini Tours & Travels (Pvt.) Ltd, Shiromal Cooray, Jetwing Travels Lt