June 05, 2013 (LBO) – Cantaloupe Aqua, a private resort in Thalpe, in Sri Lanka’s Southern coast said it had been recognized by Trip Advisor, a travel review site and Agoda.com, an online booking system for two years running based on user responses. The resort had received a ‘gold circle’ award from Agoda.com and a 2013 certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor.com.
“Being the only Sri Lankan establishment to have been awarded the Agoda Gold Circle for two years running is worthy of mention,
“We strive to offer our guests a memorable experience and these two awardsare evidence that our hard work is translating into satisfied guests and positive reviews on both TripAdvisor and Agoda,” Dmitri Jayasuriya, chief executive, Cantaloupe Villas said in a statement.
“These awards are based on reviews by travellers, and thus, a humble thank you goes out to all our guests and for their positive feedback.”
The resort said it was the first Sri Lankan firm to receive an Agoda ‘gold circle’ award for two consecutive years, and is given to those who “those committed to accommodating the needs of the online booking industry.:
“This year, we have awarded hotels across the globe for their commitment to online revenue management and con