Sarod Musical Performance by Arnab Bhattacharya from India

The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be holding an online Sarod Musical performance on 9th December 2020 at 9pm on its FACEBOOK page https://www.facebook.com/ICCRSriLanka.  Arnab Bhattacharya, a young talent in Sarod, drew his inspiration at a tender age from his father Sri Swapan Kumar Bhattacharya. Arnab’s father introduced him […]

“Dialogue with Legends of Sri Lanka Tourism” – 1

       (This discussion was hosted by Mr. Gemunu  Goonewardene by creating an environment through questions with the guest to direct himself to the definite.)     Tell us about how you started your career? Back in the late seventies, I joined The John Keells Group as a Management Trainee. I was indeed fortunate to […]

Tourism Minister appoints 11-member Advisory Committee

Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga has appointed a 11-member Advisory Committee under the provisions of the Tourism Act No. 38 of 2005 section 32 (b) which comprises private sector stakeholders. The members of the advisory committee are Jetwing Symphony Chairman Hiran Cooray (Chairman), Connaissance De Ceylan Chairman Chandra Wickramasinghe, Shangri La Hotel Colombo Vice President Timothy […]

Online Tabla Recital by Sudip Chatterjee from India

The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be holding an Online Tabla Recital by Sudip Chatterjee from India On 5th November 2020 at 6pm on its FACEBOOK page https://www.facebook.com/ICCRSriLanka. Sudip has earned the reputation of one of the renowned maestros in the world of Tabla. He got his musical flare […]

Cookery Demo – Snacks with Nutritional Value By Amita Sinha

  The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be holding an Online Cookery Demo on “Snacks with Nutritional Value” by Amita Sinha, Holistic Diet Counsellor on Friday, 21st August, 2020 at 6.00 p.m. live on the Facebook page of SVCC: https://www.facebook.com/ICCRSriLanka. Amita Sinha has 20 years of experience in this […]

AWARD WINNING ADITYA REITERATES ‘NEW NORMAL’ LUXURY

  Stringent health and safety guidelines in place Contactless service enhanced with quality service details   July 08th, 2020 – Colombo Sri Lanka: The Best Luxury Hotel in Sri Lanka at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2019, Aditya is back to showcasing its luxurious all-suite property in the ‘new normal’.  The benchmark in indulgent service and […]

Setting industry benchmarks through pioneering digital creativity

  (By Savithri Rodrigo)   Kingsbury’s Indulgence app a first for the hospitality industry in Sri Lanka Team spirit rallies to deliver unparalleled service in a digital milieu   With extended curfew in force, Karen Whyte was most disappointed when she couldn’t visit her favourite hotel anymore but had the best surprise when her craving […]

Memories from the USA : ( IVLP Alumni Stories- 1)

      Standing together rather than standing alone is a concept promoted in the modern globalized world. No country can survive in isolation devoid of the influence of the powerful states. As a developing country, Sri Lanka is no exception to this general trend.  Under these circumstances, it is of utmost importance that we […]

‘Ayurvie Sigiriya’ , Theme Resorts & Spas reaches another milestone in Ayurveda!

Theme Resorts & Spas reaches another milestone in Ayurveda! (By Pathum Wickramarathne ) A lake full of water as clear as crystal. Adjoining the lake is a paddy field whose crops sway to the tune of the light breeze that sweeps through them. Little feathery flocks chirping on Passion creepers that weigh down with delicious […]