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Recalling Thomas Cook’s Role in Ceylon’s Fledgling Tourism Industry

With the demise of Thomas Cook, Dr R. P. Fernando reminisces on the distinct charm of Sri Lanka when it was a relatively undiscovered travel destination, and Thomas Cook’s role in launching and developing the Tourism industry here. As published in the Sunday Times. Sunday October 6th 2019 The demise of the UK travel company

Baby Dilmah’s Birthday!

Dilmah Wildlife Conservation has supported the Elephant Transit Home (ETH) in Udawalawe National Park since 2007 through many initiatives. Most recently, they sponsor ‘Baby Dilmah’, a calf found orphaned in Mattala by the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) after her mother died of serious human-inflicted injuries. Baby Dilmah is one of the two orphaned elephant

Wild Coast Lodge Shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2019 – World’s Best Buildings

The world’s most influential architecture, design and interiors magazine has shortlisted architecture projects from 31 countries across the globe, including Cambodia, Fiji, Peru, Russia and in Sri Lanka, Wild Coast Tented Lodge. The shortlist was selected by a panel of leading architects and industry figures. The longlist of 267 architecture projects were whittled down using three criteria, scoring

Resplendent Ceylon is at the top of Harper’s BAZAAR’s list of 70+ things to do in Sri Lanka

We are excited to appear on Harper’s BAZAAR list of things to do in Sri Lanka! Here’s what Zac Fleming of Harper’s BAZAAR felt was so special about Resplendent Ceylon that he had to pen us down as a ‘must-experience’ collection of small, luxury resorts: “Only three hotels in Sri Lanka are members of the

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