Markets and Financial

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FREE MOVIES WITH AIRTEL DATA PACKS

Airtel Lanka has introduced a data movie bundle for its pre-paid subscribers that activate 119 and 179 data recharge cards. The service will offer them free access to stream movies on their Android handheld devices through the Airtel Movie Box. Airtel Movie Box comes packed with...
Posted On 12 Aug 2018
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Commercial Bank opens branch No 262 in Pitigala

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has strengthened its presence in the south of Sri Lanka even further, with the opening of a branch at Pitigala in the Galle District. The Bank’s 262nd branch in Sri Lanka, the new branch is located in Pitigala New Town, Elpitiya Road, Pitigala. The...
Posted On 12 Aug 2018
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Dankotuwa Porcelain now at Crescat Boulevard

Exciting collection of giftware and nontraditional sets now on display Offers an upscale shopping atmosphere with products ideal for gifting Showroom to house a mix of local and international/export designs Coloured porcelain from Royal Fernwood also on display Dankotuwa...
Posted On 12 Aug 2018
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Huawei launches nova3 Series smartphones in Sri Lanka

First smartphone series with Quad AI Cameras Secures number one position in smartphone sales in Sri Lanka – GfK Huawei, Sri Lanka’s number one smartphone brand unveiled their innovative nova3 series smartphones; the nova3 and nova3i at a gala launch today. The event was...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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Galle Face Hotel partners with Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority for first ever tourist-friendly tuk tuk program

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) joined hands with the Galle Face Hotel and launched a tourist-friendly tuk tuk service at Galle Face Green in Colombo recently under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The ‘tourist-friendly’ logo is a pride mark...
Posted On 07 Aug 2018
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PickMe expands presence with new office in Kurunegala

Sri Lanka’s leading taxi-hailing app PickMe officially launched its brand in the city of Kurunegala on 3rd July. The launch ceremony was graced by PickMe Chief Executive Officer Jiffry Zulfer, Chief Operating Officer Isira Perera, board members and PickMe employees. The new...
Posted On 05 Aug 2018
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Galle Face Hotel commemorates Black Tot Day and offers a taste of history

Black Tot Day commemorates 31 July, 1970 and is the name given to the last day on which the British Royal Navy issued sailors with a daily rum ration. After the Battle of Trafalgar, daily rum rations (also called a tot) were instigated where they gave sailors half a pint of navy...
Posted On 04 Aug 2018
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Emirates Skywards expands loyalty programme to include both Emirates airline and flydubai

Emirates Skywards has replaced flydubai’s frequent flyer programme, OPEN, officially becoming the loyalty programme of Emirates airline and flydubai. The alignment of the loyalty programme now allows Emirates Skywards members to also earn Skywards Miles and Tier Miles when...
Posted On 04 Aug 2018

Technology

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Oracle Cloud Powering Sri Lankan Organizations in Their Race to Transform and Innovate

Three of Sri Lanka’s most prominent companies shared how they are transforming their businesses and accelerating the adoption of the latest innovations thanks to the use of Oracle Cloud Applications, during a recent media showcase. The event, which focused on cloud-driven...
Posted On 13 Aug 2018