Minor Hotels Expands Presence in Sri Lanka with Launch of NH Collection and NH Hotels & Resorts

Minor Hotels Expands Presence in Sri Lanka with Launch of NH Collection and NH Hotels & Resorts

(IN SHORT) Minor Hotels introduces its NH Collection and NH Hotels & Resorts brands to Sri Lanka with the opening of two properties, NH Collection Colombo Hotel and NH Bentota Ceysands Resort, managed in partnership with Softlogic Holdings. NH Collection Colombo Hotel, located in the heart of Colombo, offers 219 rooms and suites with stunning ocean or city views, six dining outlets, modern meeting spaces, and wellness amenities. NH Bentota Ceysands Resort, opening on July 1st, features 166 rooms and suites, along with a range of amenities including a swimming pool, water sports center, and multiple dining options, situated between the Bentota River and the Indian Ocean. The move aligns with the impressive growth of Sri Lanka’s tourism industry and underscores Minor Hotels’ commitment to expanding its presence in the region.

(PRESS RELEASE) Bangkok, Thailand, 2024-Jun-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Global hospitality leader Minor Hotels has unveiled its entry into the Sri Lankan market with the introduction of its upper-upscale NH Collection Hotels & Resorts and upscale NH Hotels & Resorts brands, adding two new properties to its portfolio. The hotels, managed by Minor Hotels, are strategically located in Colombo, the capital city, and Bentota, a picturesque beachside town, following a partnership agreement with Softlogic Holdings, the owner of the properties.

The newly opened NH Collection Colombo Hotel, situated in the heart of the city near Liberty Arcade and the Indian Ocean, offers 219 luxurious rooms and suites, including the city’s largest Presidential Suite, boasting breathtaking views of the ocean or the city skyline. With six diverse dining outlets, a rooftop bar, and modern meeting spaces, including banquet facilities and meeting rooms, the five-star property caters to both leisure and business travelers. Meanwhile, the NH Bentota Ceysands Resort, set to open on July 1st, promises a serene escape with its prime location between the Bentota River and the Indian Ocean. Featuring 166 well-appointed rooms and suites, along with an array of amenities such as a swimming pool, water sports center, spa, and multiple dining options, the resort is poised to offer an unforgettable coastal retreat.

Speaking on the occasion, Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotels and Group CEO of Minor International, expressed optimism about the burgeoning Sri Lankan tourism industry and emphasized the company’s commitment to contributing to its growth alongside Softlogic Holdings. Ashok Pathirage, Chairman of Softlogic Holdings, echoed these sentiments, highlighting the exceptional hospitality standards of Minor Hotels and expressing excitement about the debut of NH Collection and NH brands in Sri Lanka.

The addition of NH Collection Colombo Hotel and NH Bentota Ceysands Resort complements Minor Hotels’ existing portfolio in Sri Lanka, which includes Anantara Kalutara Resort, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, and Avani Kalutara Resort, further solidifying the company’s presence in the region and its commitment to global expansion of the NH Collection and NH brands.

About Minor Hotels

Minor Hotels is a global hospitality group operating over 550 hotels, resorts and residences in 56 countries, pursuing its vision of crafting a more passionate and interconnected world. As a hotel owner, operator and investor, Minor Hotels fulfils the needs and desires of today’s global travellers through its diverse portfolio of eight hotel brands – Anantara, Avani, Elewana Collection, NH, NH Collection, nhow, Oaks and Tivoli – and a collection of related businesses. Minor Hotels is rapidly accelerating its global growth ambitions, aiming to add more than 200 hotels by the end of 2026.

Minor Hotels is a proud member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, and participates in the GHA DISCOVERY loyalty programme.

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Media Contacts:

Marion Walsh-Hedouin
Global Head of PR & Communications

Dane Halpin
Director of PR & Communications
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JJ Minder
Assistant Director of Public Relations & Communications

Yasin Munshi
Associate Vice President Development, Minor Hotels Asia

Source: Minor Hotels