Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo won two awards at the Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2011


November 2012| 528 views

From left: Ajantha Perera, Director – Sales and Marketing, Wasanthi Stephen, Director – Human Resources, Peter Arendtsz, Chairman, Azmaara Spa, Denis Gruhier, General Manager, Calvin Stevenson, Executive Assistant Manager and Asha Perera Director – Finance

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo was awarded two coveted accreditions, the Best Five Star City Hotel Award and the Best Host Hotel Spa for the second consecutive year at the Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2010 – 2011.

Best Five Star City Hotel Award has a criteria consisting of five sections covering product facilities, business plans, current marketing strategies and customer service and professional development of the respective hotel. Sustainable initiatives was one of the key factors that contributed to Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo’s success in the evaluation process. Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo is the only hotel in Sri Lanka to have received the Green Globe certificate three years in a row. Cinnamon Lakeside received this prestigious award for the second year running. The launch of 8 Degrees on the Lake, the first purpose built floating venue was crucial to the hotel’s victory.

The luxury spa at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, Azmaara Spa, was also acknowledged as the Best Host Hotel Spa for the same year. It is one of South East Asia’s leading wellness solution providers and offers a luxurious experience of Balinese massages with specialist massage therapists.

“Along with Azmaara Spa we are proud to win two coveted awards two years in a row adding to our recent success at the Business Destinations Awards. We look forward to taking the Cinnamon brand further,” said Denis Gruhier, General Manager at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.