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Aitken Spence School of Hospitality Builds International Careers for Rural Youth

Aitken Spence School of Hospitality in Ahungalla is scheduled to commence training for its fourth batch of students in August, 2008. The three preceding batches passing out, numbering 74 in total, is a success story in molding rural youth aspiring to make their mark in the international hospitality trade. The school of hospitality was conceptualized Read More

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Aitken Spence Plantations Records Best Ever Year

Elpitiya Plantations Ltd. (EPL), Aitken Spence’s plantation arm recorded its best year of profits during the financial year ended 2007/08. Profit-after-tax improved to Rs 170.2 m, up from Rs 7.8 m in the previous year. Turnover rose 41% to reach Rs 1.81 b. Premium tea prices and returns from diversification into multi crops, especially palm Read More

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Adaaran ‘Prestige’ Water Villas wins the ‘Maldives Leading Water Villas’ at the World Travel Awards 2008 superseding stiff competition

Shanghai, CHINA – Adaaran ‘Prestige’ Water Villas an Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC (Maldives) resort, won the ‘Maldives Leading Water Villas’ award at the inaugural World Travel Awards Asia and Indian Ocean Ceremony held on 19th June, 2008 in China. This most sought after awards programme spotlights the ‘best of the best’ in the global Read More

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Aitken Spence Shows Excellence in Adversity

Aitken Spence posted a remarkable 26% growth in profits attributable to shareholders over the previous year, despite an adverse and challenging environment faced by both the national and global economies. In its annual results released to the Colombo Stock Exchange today for the financial year 2007/08, the diversified bluechip revealed its annual profit-after-tax figure rising Read More

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Aitken Spence Targets India, Maldives, Oman Hotels for Profit – Bloomberg

“The company is one of the best managed and with its overseas expansion, the outlook for growth is excellent.”” (Bloomberg. Anusha Ondaatjie) — Aitken Spence & Co., Sri Lanka”s biggest operator of resort hotels, will focus on India, the Maldives and Oman to boost profit as escalating violence deters tourists from visiting the South Asian Read More

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