Jun 11, 2019

Shangri-La Colombo to re-open this week

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo announced that it will reopen this week following the Easter Sunday attacks.

The Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo was one of three hotels affected by the April 21 incident and suffered extensive damages.

While the other two hotels had reopened most of its sections the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo remained closed.

From Wednesday 12 June 6pm onwards, popular dining establishments including Sapphyr Lounge, Capital Bar & Grill and Kaema Sutra at Shangri-La Hotel Colombo will reopen for service. Guests will be able to enjoy room stays and Chi, the Spa from Saturday 15 June onwards.

In a statement today, the Shangri-La Group said that it was grateful to the local authorities and the global community for their outpouring of support and messages of commendations received these past seven weeks.

The group remains deeply appreciative of the selfless service and courageous spirit demonstrated by the colleagues of Shangri-La Hotel, Colomboand the Sri Lankan community in the face of such adversity.

The group’s heartfelt sympathies and support continue to be with those who have suffered injuries and lost loved ones on 21 April 2019. They will always be remembered.

In memory of, and to honour, those that lost their lives on that day, the Shangri-La Group will be making an initial contribution to the Dialog Foundation – this will help provide medical assistance, counselling, scholarships and vocational training for hundreds of families in Sri Lanka who were impacted.

Shangri-La stands united as one with the Sri Lankan community. With everyone’s support, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo will come back stronger. The team’s passion for service remains undiminished and they look forward to welcoming the public back to Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, visit www.shangri-la.com.

(colombogazette.com)

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