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Heritance Kandalama, the pioneer of sustainable hospitality turns 25 years

True progress can only be achieved when development is inclusive, responds to pressing needs and is sustainable environmentally, socially and economically. A green building was unheard of 25 years ago, let alone a five-star deluxe hotel property with 152 rooms with all facilities, that would protect and enrich its surrounding ecosystem in its pristine condition, Read More

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MS Europa 2 Selects Aitken Spence Travels to Offer Shore Excursions in Sri Lanka

Hapag-Lloyd’s luxury cruise liner the MS Europa 2 called over at the Hambanthota Port and the Colombo port for a 4 day stay in Sri Lanka. Aitken Spence Travels Cruise team was responsible for the operation of all the shore excursions for its passengers and was present in both locations to ensure that all guests Read More

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Aitken Spence PLC Crowned Overall Winner at the ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards 2018

Leading blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC was recently adjudged the ‘Overall Winner’ at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2018. ACCA Sri Lanka has felicitated Sri Lanka’s best sustainability reports for over 15 years. In addition to receiving the most prestigious award of the event, Aitken Spence PLC was declared a Joint Winner in Read More

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Aitken Spence Turyaa Chennai awarded ‘Best City Hotel’ at India Travel Awards 2019

Turyaa Chennai, part of the renowned Aitken Spence Hotels was recognised at the recently held India Travel Awards 2019-South as the ‘Best City Hotel’ further strengthening its position as an industry leader extending the best in service, product and offerings. Having opened its doors in 2016, Turyaa Chennai was conceptualised to appeal to the changing Read More

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Aitken Spence Maritime facilitates the first cruise ship to call on Sri Lankan ports following the April aftermath

The luxury cruise ship “MS EUROPA 2”, owned by German operator Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten Hamburg, recently called on the Ports of Hambantota and Colombo with 309 passengers and 356 crew onboard. Aitken Spence Maritime is the agent in Sri Lanka for Hapag-Lloyd which is one of the largest container shipping lines in the world.  MS Europa Read More

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