Today THASL is the apex body of the entire hotel industry in the country. It's membership presently stands at 200 hotels and resorts located in different parts of the country, comprising reputed International hotel brands, leading local hotel chains, proprietorships and stand-alone properties ranging from Colombo 5* city hotels to all other star categories including top end boutique properties.
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) yesterday thanked the Government for extending the moratorium for tourism-related loans for a further period of six months but appealed that more support is needed if the industry is to ward off the unprecedented crisis.Read More
The Colombo City Hotels Association (CCHA) has called for the urgent and speedy resolution of the longstanding dispute over the 1% tax on turnover levied by the municipality councils.Read More
As the hotel industry is forced to live with zero revenues with international travel becoming a long forgotten phenomenon in this Covid world, The Island Financial Review recently spoke with Sanath...Read More
Sri Lanka reopening may be imminent. More importantly, the destination is looking beyond Covid-19 to reposition itself yet again, taking lessons from the Easter Sunday bombings crisis to find its place in the tourism universe.Read More