Future of Sri Lanka Tourism

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with JKH Chairman/CEO Krishan Balendra at the 2019 annual Future of Tourism Summit

September 23, 2019 (LBO) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the chief guest at the annual 2019 Cinnamon Hotels Future of Tourism Summit.

The highlight of the summit was a discussion between the Prime Minister and CNN’s foremost international business correspondent Richard Quest, host of the program: Quest Means Business.

The Summit was put together by Cinnamon Hotels. Cinnamon, owned by conglomerate John Keells Holdings, is making the largest investment to date in Sri Lanka’s tourism sector with its billion dollar Cinnamon Life development.

The development will feature an 800 room hotel, residential towers, convention and retail space. Parts of the project are set to start coming online in 2020.