Hotel Show Colombo, South Asia’s largest trade show for hotels, restaurants, cafes and catering services, takes place in order to meet the demand of both the buyers who are the entrepreneurs in the industry and sellers who manufacture and supply an array of raw materials, as well as providers of design, marketing service, and management. It also provides hotels the opportunity to showcase the talents of their staff at various competitions under the purview of international judges.
Key areas of hospitality such as National Barista Championship, National Tabletop Cooking, National Room Stylist Challenge, Culinary Master Class, Ceylon Tea Masters’ Cup and the Colombo Food Fest will be held concurrently.
A media briefing was held on this regard last evening (19) in Colombo.
Speaking at the event, chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority - Kavan Ratnayake said that tourism and hospitality is now Sri Lanka's most important business. He also said :
Adding his voice, chairman of the organizing committee - Trevine Gomez said, "The Hotel Show Colombo has really stepped up another gear this year and we're looking forward once again to cater to the industry's needs and highlight its' talent. Each year, we aim to bring to bear the latest trends in the industry to ensure decision makers of all businesses involved in food and drink are well equipped to attract customers. This year's show will be no exception, making it a must- attend event.
Samantha Gunaratne, Chairman of the CHSGA states : "Over the past years, the Hotel Show Colombo has established itself as a major force in the hospitality industry, it's the ultimate diary date for anyone in the sector."