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Aitken Spence Second Quarter PBT Up by 15%

Aitken Spence PLC posted Rs. 1.12 bn as profits before tax in the three months ended 30th September, an increase of 15.4% year-on-year. Profits attributable to equity holders of the company increased by 8% to Rs. 584 mn while revenue rose by 24.5% to Rs. 12.26 bn, in the quarter from last year. Earnings per Read More

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Aitken Spence Travels to Bring 20 Charter Flights from Russia this Season

For the second consecutive year, Aitken Spence Travels will be bringing in 20 charter flights from Russia for the annual season. The first charter flight for 2017/18, a Boeing 767 operated by Royal Flight arrived in Sri Lanka on Friday the 27th October carrying 325 tourists from Russia. The charter operation was realized through the Read More

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Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara Achieves Prestigious Travelife Gold Certification

The ayurvedic wellness resort, Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara was accoladed with the internationally recommended Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations Gold Certification last week for the hotel’s commitment to sustainability and ethical business practices. Travelife, the sustainable tourism certification system awarded the prestigious title after carefully assessing the performance of the hotel against 163 sustainability criteria Read More

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Aitken Spence Travels Nurtures Tourism Best Practices with Communities

Aitken Spence Travels partnered with the staff of Turyaa Kalutara and the local community an environmental and professional empowerment programme, recently. Aitken Spence Travels conducted an educational workshop to local community members whose livelihoods depended on tourism. The workshop covered topics such as, how to interact with tourists, how to be a professional service provider Read More

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Stasshani Jayawardena Recognised for Hospitality Sector Leadership

  Stasshani Jayawardena, Director of Aitken Spence PLC and Chairperson of Aitken Spence Hotel Managements (Pvt) Limited was recently awarded the Hotel & Hospitality sector Gold award at the Top 50 Professional & Career Women Awards organised by the Women in Management (WIM) in partnership with IFS, a member of the World Bank Group. Ms. Read More

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