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Apr 19, 2015 2:52:06 PM - www.ft.lk
Booking.com, the world leader in online booking, has bestowed Anantaya Resorts & Spa, Chilaw, with the ‘2014 Award of Excellence’, recognising it as a top performing hotel based on guest reviews. This award reflects on the superior level of guest satisfaction offered by Anantaya as commended by guests on the hotel’s cleanliness, prompt service and ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:51:22 PM - www.ft.lk
It was a happening day for NKAR on 1 April. The road to NKAR ‘Your Travel House’, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha was gleaming with ‘35 Years of Brilliance’ hoardings catching the eye of every passer-by and indeed the office was taste fully bubbling with green and cream coloured helium balloons to the music of live jazz ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:50:52 PM - www.ft.lk
Connaissance De Ceylan Ltd a pioneer in the inbound tourism industry of Sri Lanka announced the appointment of its General Manager this week. Anushka Perera who was serving as Operations Manager of Connaissance De Ceylan has been entrusted with new additional responsibilities as the company’s General Manager. An old boy of Trinity College Kandy, Anushka ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:50:24 PM - www.ft.lk
Thailand-based Onyx Hospitality Group has appointed SLC Representation to manage its UK sales and marketing. Onyx is one of Asia-Pacific’s leading hospitality management companies, with a portfolio that includes 38 operational properties across Asia and an additional 16 properties in the pipeline. The group operates four diverse yet complementary brands – Saffron, Amari, Shama and ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:49:39 PM - www.ft.lk
The Colombo Academy of Hospitality Management (CAHM) at SLIIT held its annual convocation on 8 April at the Taj Samudra. The chief guest of the event was Minister of Higher Education and Research, Dr. Sarath Amunugama while High Commissioner of Australia to Sri Lanka Robin Mudie graced the convocation as the guest of honour. Parents ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:48:16 PM - www.ft.lk
Reuters: The jumbo jet, for many years the workhorse of modern air travel, could be close to running out of runway. Last year, there were zero orders placed by commercial airlines for new Boeing 747s or Airbus A380s, reflecting a fundamental shift in the industry toward smaller, twin-engine planes. Smaller planes cost less to fly ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:47:44 PM - www.ft.lk
By Inshira Shainaz The SriLankan Aviation College (SLAC), comprising the International Aviation Academy (IAA) and the SriLankan Technical Training (STT), held its graduation ceremony recently at the BMICH. Aviation Minister Reginald Cooray, Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga and Deputy Minister of Aviation Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena graced the occasion.           ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:47:35 PM - www.ft.lk
Oman Air, the sultanate’s national carrier, has signed a joint venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International to develop the Muscat airport as a logistics hub for air cargo between India, China, Africa, Europe and the US. Europe’s leading freight carriers and one of the top 10 freight carriers in the world, Cargolux Airlines said ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:44:48 PM - www.ft.lk
Sound choice matters especially when it involves the future goals of teenagers. Every year groups of youth complete their Ordinary Level examinations and pass an important milestone in their lives. At this juncture it is very important that they get some guidance either from a parent, guardian or concerned adult about their futures and the ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:44:07 PM - www.ft.lk
Move reaffirms commitment to encourage self-learning amongst next generation of Sri Lankans Etisalat Lanka, a forerunner in providing e-learning to the Sri Lankan student population, re-launched its self-learning platform Web Patashala to provide an easier and more convenient self-learning tool for key subjects of the Grade 5 scholarship and selective subjects for the G.C.E. Ordinary ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:42:02 PM - www.ft.lk
Reuters: The Group of 20 leading economies struck a hopeful tone on the outlook for global growth on Friday, even as officials fretted that Athens’ inability to strike a deal with its lenders could upset Europe’s tentative recovery. In a communique after a two-day meeting, G20 finance ministers and central bankers welcomed brighter economic signs ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:41:38 PM - www.ft.lk
World renowned speaker Dananjaya Hettiarachchi will speak at the ‘TMC Members Meet’ on 29 April at 7 p.m. Dananjaya is the CEO of Standard and Stellar Consulting a highly specialised HRD and Management consulting firm operating in the Asia Pacific region. Professionally Dananjaya is a Human Resource Development specialist and is amongst a handful of ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:40:37 PM - www.ft.lk
NDB will be conducting a five-day series of activities in the Jaffna peninsula, in a bid to inspire and empower the people of the region towards sustainable financial progress; by introducing them to the bank’s unique financial solutions and advisory services. The megatown-storming initiative titled NDB Jaffnaspire 2015 will kick start on 22 April and ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:39:45 PM - www.ft.lk
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in association with the South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE) will host the South Asian Investment Conference and SAFE Annual General Meeting on 26 and 27 April, in Colombo. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, Deputy Minister of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth and Cultural Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva, Securities ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:39:44 PM - www.ft.lk
“Business executives should seek coaching when they feel that a change in behavior – either for themselves or their team members – amd can make a significant difference in the long-term success of the organisation.” That quote from Institute for Corporate Productivity, Inc (i4cp) Thought Leader Consortium member Marshall Goldsmith underscores our research findings that ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:39:17 PM - www.ft.lk
Thousands attend rally, many arrive on hired trains, buses  Modi seeks reform in parliament Gandhi makes maiden public speech in nearly two months NEW DELHI (Reuters): India’s Rahul Gandhi led a large farmers rally on Sunday that focused rural anger toward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, in the first public appearance in months for the ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:38:23 PM - www.ft.lk
TMC congratulates Founder Member Thilak Godamanna on his recent appointment as President of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka. Godamanna is a well-known businessman with over 40 years’ experience. He is the Chairman of Ninehearts Group of Companies and the Chairman/Managing Director of Ninehearts Ltd. He has served the chamber as Honorary Secretary, ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:38:01 PM - www.ft.lk
A parallel shift downwards of the yield curve witnessed during the week By Wealth Trust Securities The Sinhala/Tamil New Year was welcomed with the surprise announcement by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka that it had slashed policy rates by 50 basis points. Accordingly, at its April monitory policy announcement it was seen reducing its ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:37:58 PM - www.ft.lk
ATL (Amãna Takaful) recently hosted its bancassurance partners to a ‘Mix and Mingle’ themed evening of fellowship. The event was attended by ATL’s many bancassurance partners and provided them with an opportunity to meet and interact with the ATL team. Commenting on the event ATL General Manager – Sales and Marketing Adel Hashim stated, “We ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:37:57 PM - www.ft.lk
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ‘The Insurance Industry in Sri Lanka, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018’ report to its offerings. In a release, Research and Markets noted that report includes detailed analysis of the market trends, drivers and challenges in the Sri Lankan insurance industry. It provides key performance indicators ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:37:32 PM - www.ft.lk
Reuters: As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday. 28 people were rescued in the incident, which happened in an area just off Libyan waters, south of the ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:37:20 PM - www.ft.lk
TMC congratulates its Board of Management Vice President Murali Prakash on his appointment as Executive Director of Laugfs Holdings Ltd. Murali assumed duties as an Executive Director at Laugfs Holdings Ltd., the ultimate parent of the Laugfs Group of Companies with effect from 2 April. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Laugfs Gas ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:36:41 PM - www.ft.lk
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) held its AGM on 30 March 2015 at the Kingsbury Hotel. It was attended by a large gathering, the highest ever recorded at an AGM in the history of CILT. Niral Kadawathararachchi was reelected as the Chairman for his second term. The three Vice Chairpersons Gayani de ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:36:34 PM - www.ft.lk
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) UK’s Sri Lanka branch recently held a knowledge-sharing event themed ‘Vertical Living: Beyond 2020’ in Colombo. It was held in association with its exclusive knowledge partner KPMG in Sri Lanka –   Pix by Lasantha Kumara
Apr 19, 2015 2:36:22 PM - www.ft.lk
The Management Club (TMC), formed in 2001 under the auspices of The Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch, is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best of international standards and strives to achieve this by providing constant opportunities for member interaction and participation at appropriate ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:36:11 PM - www.ft.lk
The 2015 special edition of the Brands Annual is dominated by the banking sector Media Services, the publisher of business magazine LMD, announced yesterday that its 2015 special edition of the Brands Annual has been released to supermarkets and bookstores across the island. The all-encompassing special issue features the top 200 listed and unlisted brands ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:35:57 PM - www.ft.lk
Sri Lankan consumers voted Nestlé’s much-loved food brand Maggi ‘Food Brand of the Year’ and ‘Youth Food Brand of the Year’ at the SLIM – Nielsen People’s Awards 2015 for the third consecutive year. Over a period of 30 years in Sri Lanka, Maggi has offered consumers a wide range of products catering to the ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:35:49 PM - www.ft.lk
Improving its service on the India-Gulf trade, Evergreen Line is to partner with Simatech, a leading feeder operator based in Dubai, in launching a joint Chennai-Colombo-Gulf Service (CCG) service next month. The CCG service will utilise four container ships of around 2,000 TEU each; one to be operated by Evergreen Line and the remaining three ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:35:24 PM - www.ft.lk
The time is now for C-level and HR leaders to embrace evidence-based HR or risk losing ground reveals a new global report entitled Evidence-Based HR: The Bridge Between your People and Delivering Business Strategy, released today by KPMG International. According to the survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of KPMG, more than ...
Apr 19, 2015 2:35:15 PM - www.ft.lk
Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P. Perera participated at the Global Conference on Cyberspace, from 16-17 April in the Netherlands. Speaking at the conference, the Deputy Minister underscored that Information and Communication Technology was the tool and enabler that would push the boundaries of socio-economic development in Sri Lanka and that e-Government led reforms would be ...
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