Emirates resumes flights to 6 more cities

Airline’s network connects over 50 cities to and through Dubai in August Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Geneva (from 15 July), Los Angeles (from 22 July), Dar es Salaam (from 1 August), Prague and Sao Paulo (from 2 August), and Boston (from 15 August), offering...
Posted On 10 Jul 2020

PickMe partners with Microsoft to maximize driver benefits and minimize passenger wait times

Microsoft Azure becomes PickMe’s preferred cloud platform for improving big data processing and streamlining analytics Microsoft and PickMe, the leading on-demand mobility solution platform in Sri Lanka, on Tuesday (7) announced a strategic partnership that will transform the...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020

Emirates delivers on customer promise, offers travel confidence

Expedited processing has cleared nearly 650,000 refund requests in 8 weeks Policies offer customers confidence to plan and book their travel In the past two months, Emirates has processed nearly 650,000 refund requests, returning over AED 1.9 billion to its customers and making...
Posted On 03 Jul 2020

Exclusive interview with Pavan Vaish – Head of Central Operations, South Asia, Uber.

      As we enter a ‘new normal’, what does the future of rideshare look like to you?  I would like to say, we are cautiously optimistic. It is clear that the desire to support local businesses and communities is still strong, allowing us to recover as the pandemic in Sri Lanka...
Posted On 01 Jul 2020

Emirates to resume passenger flights to Malé from 16 July

Also adds Cairo, Tunis and Glasgow, bringing network to over 50 cities in July   Emirates has announced it will resume passenger flights to Malé, the capital of the Maldives, from 16 July, as the airline continues to add travel options for customers by re-starting passenger...
Posted On 30 Jun 2020

Emirates announces addition of seven more cities to its list of passenger destinations

  Seven new destinations across Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia commencing in July Emirates’ network now spans 48 cities Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from seven additional cities in the month of July. These include Khartoum (from 03 July),...
Posted On 27 Jun 2020

KK Collection opens Bamboo Restaurant & Bar at KK Beach, Habaraduwa

KK Collection launches ‘Bamboo’ at KK Beach, Habaraduwa, Galle, on July 1, 2020. The Bamboo Restaurant & Bar, under Chef Sesha Fernando (Executive Chef, KK Beach) and Chef Prasad Hewahinipallage (Group Executive Chef, KK Collection), is expected to further enhance the KK...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020

Emirates to fly A380 to London Heathrow and Paris, adds Dhaka and Munich to network

The highly popular Emirates A380 aircraft will begin serving travellers on flights to London Heathrow and Paris starting from 15 July. This marks the return of Emirates’ flagship aircraft on scheduled services since the pandemic forced the temporary grounding of the airline’s...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020

Emirates ready to serve travellers and welcome tourists to Dubai

Dubai to open for tourists from 7 July, Emirates launches destination Dubai ad New protocols to open travel for UAE citizens, residents and international visitors, with clear measures to protect the health and safety of communities Emirates welcomes the latest air travel...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020

Emirates adds 10 new cities for travellers, offers connections through Dubai for 40 cities

Adds frequencies on 14 existing routes in July, offering more travel options New protocols to ease travel for UAE citizens and residents, reflect UAE’s well-planned approach to resuming travel and other economic activities Emirates has announced it will offer scheduled flights...
Posted On 22 Jun 2020

Two iconic properties signal Binod Chaudhary’s CG Hospitality entry into East Africa

  Chaudhary has footprint of 14 hotels in Sri Lanka Global hospitality journey began with Taj Samudra; owns and operates 134 hotels, resorts and wellness spas across 93 destinations Has JVs in Sri Lanka with Jetwing Group, Ceylon Hotels Corporation and partnership with...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020

Emirates to begin outbound flights from Colombo on 20 June

Emirates has announced the launch of outward-bound passenger flights from Sri Lanka, starting Saturday 20 June 2020, to facilitate travel for foreign nationals as well as Sri Lankans who need to return to families, jobs or education overseas. The airline currently operates...
Posted On 16 Jun 2020