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The Tea Factory among the World’s Best 100 Places to Stay

In an encouraging sign to the Sri Lanka’s tourism industry, The Sunday Times of UK has named Sri Lanka’s first theme hotel, The Tea Factory among the “World’s Best 100 Places to Stay” in its September Travel issue. The UK’s largest-selling Sunday newspaper commenting on The Tea Factory said: “Sitting on a grassy terrace at Read More

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Countdown to a World First

The countdown has started for the world’s first passenger service of the A380 in October. Singapore Airlines A380 will make global aviation history when it flies from Singapore to Sydney on 25 October and returns to Singapore on 26 October. To mark this momentous occasion, Singapore Airlines and Sydney Airport recently unveiled a countdown clock Read More

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Aitken Spence Chefs Dominate Culinary Art 2007

Aitken Spence Hotels, Sri Lanka’s leading resort operator once again emerged as the runaway winners of the 12th Culinary Art Competition organized by the Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka, maintaining its reputation for offering the best cuisine in the country. Chefs from hotels belonging to the Aitken Spence chain won an unprecedented 164 awards at Read More

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MMBL forms alliance with Lankaputhra Development Bank to offer Western Union ® Money Transfer service

LankaPuthra Developmant Bank (LDB) has entered into an agreement with MMBL Money Transfer (MMBL) to offer Western Union money transfer services through their branches in Colombo, Hambantota and Polonnaruwa. This coorperation will provide a reliable, fast and convenient foreign remittances services in key rural centres through the Western Union money transfer network. “People do not Read More

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Airbus and Singapore Airlines have agreed to a delivery timetable for the first A380 aircraft. The aircraft is planned for handover by Airbus to Singapore Airlines on Monday 15 October at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. It will be configured with 471 seats in three classes: Economy, Business and the new Singapore Airlines Suites: a Read More

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