Thai resort and spa chain lquote Six Senses is in talks with John Keells Holdings, to develop a luxury tea spa on a 600-acre stretch of Maskeliya Plantations.
ldblquote Talks are still in early stages and if its successful, the chain will invest as much as Rs. 2 bn to develop the property into a tea spa
dblquote , sources close to the discussions said.rn
rnThe legendary Ceylon tea and its picture postcard estates, an international chain of lifestyle spas and the countrys largest conglomerate could prove to be a potent combination.rn
rnSix Senses is an international hotel, resort and spa management and development company, with its brands Soneva, Evason, Pavilion and Six Senses in its portfolio.rn
rnldblquote We are still talking to John Keells and the extent of their involvement in the project, whether they will be investing and how much into the project and so on is still being discussed
dblquote , the source said.rn
rnGradually divesting its tea holdings however is on the cards for JKH, with