Much has already been written about how travel and tourism will be irrevocably changed by the coronavirus pandemic. Optimists and realists alike are focusing on more environmentally friendly ways of reaching our chosen destinations, more sensitive ways of considering local culture and more sustainable, ethical methods of sharing and distributingContinue Reading

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill, and tourism has been badly affected in spite it being a main contributor to economy in some countries like Sri Lanka. Globally, thinking has shifted towards co-existence with SARS CoV-2 until an effective vaccine or another therapeutic modality is inContinue Reading

The profit after tax attributable to equity holders of the parent for the financial year ended 31 March 2020 has been decreased by 34 percent to Rs.9.41 billion, annual report of the diversified conglomerate John Keells Holdings showed. Profit, however, has been adjusted for two one-off impacts thus recurring adjustmentsContinue Reading

Colombo’s iconic landmark and the single, largest, private mixed development investment in Sri Lanka, Cinnamon Life by the John Keells Group, has resumed construction after a lockdown since March 2020. Cinnamon Life, the iconic 4.5 Million sq. ft integrated mixed-use development, is a city within a city, and is envisionedContinue Reading

The travel industry at large has to confront the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, developing innovative ways to come back online during a time when social distancing is paramount. Hotels have had to reassess practices – even signature hospitality amenities like breakfast buffets – and guarantee new levels on cleanlinessContinue Reading

<div class=”post-body links3d”> Duetto Research released its latest Pulse Report, highlighting the most up-to-date demand signals for the global hotel inventory. This edition of the Report now includes key metrics for the LATAM region, as well as data for New Reservations across all geographic regions covered: North America, LATAM, EMEA and APAC.Continue Reading