Heritance Kandalama

  • National Productivity Award presented by National Productivity Secretariat – 2012
  • Finalist in the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award presented by Wild Asia Organization – 2012
  • Recognised as one of the seven Sri Lankan companies as having good practices in providing ‘green’ jobs that ensure decent work for employees and environmental sustainability by the International Labour Organisation & Employers’ Federation of Ceylon – 2012
  • Winner of Most Outstanding Regional Team (Cultural Triangle Province) at the 14th Culinary Art Competition (August 2011) organised by the Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka.
  • Gold Award in the Large Scale Hotel category in the National Green Awards 2011
  • Gold Award in the Large Scale Hotel category – National Green Awards 2011
  • Gold flame Award – Sri Lanka National Energy Efficiency Awards 2011
  • Most Outstanding Regional Team (Cultural Triangle) – Culinary Art 2011 (Chefs Guild of SL)
  • Awarded the Gold Flame at the Energy Efficiency Awards 2011
  • Received the International Gold Award for The Built Environment at the International Green Apple Awards Ceremony 2011 conducted at the University of Westminster, London.
  • Awarded the Best Host Hotel for Eco Tourism at the Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2010 which concluded in May 2011.
  • Special Award Presented by Jury President Aloyse Jacoby to Chef Dimuthu Kumarasinghe – Team Manager /Team Coach for Overall Commitment at the Culinary World Cup 2010
  • 2 Gold Awards, 2 Silver Awards, one Bronze Award Won at the Culinary World Cup 2010
  • Best Hotel Award for Energy Efficiency 2010-North Central Province
  • Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award 2010 by Responsible Tourism Asia-Pacific
  • Silver Award for Energy Efficiency Award 2010, Awarded by the National Cleaner Production Centre
  • Gold Award Won at the Conde Nast World Saver Award 2010 for Environmental and Cultural Preservation
  • Presidential Award for Travel & Tourism – 5 Star Resort-Hall of Fame Awarded by the Ministry of Tourism 2010
  • Gold Award for the 5 Star Resort Category at the Presidential Awards for Travel & Tourism 2010, awarded by the Ministry of Tourism
  • ISO 14001: 2004 Certification -Sri Lanka Standards Institution 2007/2010
  • National HRM Award 2009-Hall of Fame Awarded by the Chartered Institute of Human Resource
  • Awarded Best Five Star Resort for the Third Successive Year and Joins the Hall of Fame – 2009
  • Provincial Productivity Awards – Silver Award – 2009
  • National Productivity Awards, Bronze Award – 2009
  • National Cleaner Production Awards, Gold Award – 2009
  • Green Globe 21 Benchmarked Bronze 2008/2009
  • ISO 2200:2005 (HACCP) Certification – SGS 2006/2009
  • National Cleaner Production Bronze Award – National Cleaner Production Centre – 2008
  • National Cleaner Production Merit Award for Energy Efficiency – National Cleaner Production Centre 2008
  • Best Five Star Resort – Presidential Awards for Travel & Tourism 2007, 2008
  • Super Brands Award – Sri Lanka Super Brand Council 2006/2008
  • All Island Silver Award – National HRM Awards 2007
  • 3 Star Gold Award for Best Performance Entrepreneur (Large Services) – Central Province (IDA) 2007
  • Winners (Award for special projects on CSR Infrastructure) – The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce 2007
  • Best Hotels and Resorts in Asia – HOTEL CLUB Hotel Awards 2007
  • Two Star Silver Award for Best Performance Entrepreneur (Large Services) – Central Province (IDA) 2006
  • Green Globe21 – Benchmarked 2006
  • Green Planet Award – KUONI – 2005/2006
  • Bird Friendly Resort Award – Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka 2005
  • Community Leader Gold Award – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 2005
  • Green Globe21 – Benchmarked 2005
  • Three rosettes for the Good Food Award – SAGA 2005
  • ISO 14001 – 2004 Certification – Sri Lanka Standards Institution 2002/2005
  • President Award – The Central Environmental Authority 2004
  • Green Globe21 Certification 2004 (first hotel in Asia)
  • Two rosettes for the Good Food Award – SAGA 2004
  • Green Planet Award – KUONI 2003
  • Green Globe21 Certification 2003
  • Travel and Tourism Exchange Award – Indian National Trust of Art 2001
  • Ultimate Service Award (first such award for the Indian subcontinent) – CNN 2001
  • WTTC Award for a paper submitted to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development – World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) – 2000
  • Leadership Energy & Environmental Design Award (Green Building) – Green Technologies Inc. Canada 2000
  • Gold Award – Thomson 2000
  • Best Green Tourism Front Runner Award – Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) 2000
  • Green Leaf Gold Award for Environmental Education – PATA 2000
  • Two rosettes for the Good Food Award- SAGA 2000
  • Green Globe21 Certification 1999/2000
  • Three rosettes for the Good Food Award- SAGA 1999
  • Commendation Award – Green Globe21 1998
  • Two rosettes for the Good Food Award – SAGA 1998
  • Gold (Culinary Excellence) – Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka 1997
  • Commendation Award – Green Globe21 1997
  • Environmental Award – Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 1997
  • Two rosettes for the Good Food Award – SAGA 1997
  • Commendation Award – Green Globe21 1996
  • Commitment to Environmental Improvement Award – Green Globe21 1994
  • Greening SL Hotels Certificate – Ministry of Tourism, Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority & Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources
  • EarthCheck – Certified (Silver)
  • EarthCheck – Benchmarked (Bronze)
  • Responsible Hotels of the World member Certification by Responsible Travel. Com
  • Presented with a Green Hero Awards by The Green Organisation at their 18th annual international awards ceremony at an awards ceremony held at the House of Commons in recognition of the environmental projects at Heritance Kandalama.
  • Heritance Kandalama received the Internal Gold Award for the Built Environment at the International Green Apple Awards ceremony held at the University of Westminster in London
  • Green Hero Awards for Environmental Projects (The Green Organization UK)
  • Gold Award awarded at the Energy Efficiency awards
  • Merit Award for Special Projects in the Environment Category
  • Second place National Productivity Awards , Awarded by the National Productivity Secretariat
  • ISO 22000/ HACCP: 2005 Certification sustained
  • ISO 14001: 2004 Certification sustained
  • Excellence Award for Material Usage
  • Excellence Award for Water Usage
  • Excellence Award for Energy Usage
  • Responsible Hotels of the World member certification by Responsible Travel.Com
  • Champions at the Bocuse D’Or Culinary Competition 2013
  • First runner up in the overall competition at the 15th Culinary Art Competition organised by the Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka
  • Diversey Special Recognition Award winner for 2013 at the Skål International Sustainable Development in Tourism Awards
  • Winner of the Large Resorts Doing It All category at the Conde Nast World Saver Award 2013
  • Finalist in the Resource Efficiency category at the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award 2013, awarded by Responsible Tourism Asia Pacific
  • South Asian Travel Awards [SATA] is the first ever regional travel awards endorsed by multinational associations providing the tourism sector of the South Asian region with recognition towards their facilities and service excellence
  1. Heritance Kandalama – Leading Eco Hotel /Resort in South Asia
  2. Heritance Kandalama – Leading Eco Hotel /Resort in Sri Lanka