The Leisure Sector of John Keells Holdings PLC was represented by its two key players – ‘Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts’ and ‘Chaaya Hotels and Resorts’– at World Travel Market 2008 in London from 9-12 November 2008, the company said.
The stalls of the two companies were strikingly branded and the distinctive décor was well-appreciated. Located prominently, the ‘Cinnamon’ stall displayed the vibrant colors and indulgent ambience of the brand, while the ‘Chaaya’ stall created a visual atmosphere of the different experiences made possible through the ‘Chaaya’ brand. The stalls were visited by Minister of Tourism, Milinda Moragoda, the JKH statement said.
Representing the Cinnamon and Chaaya Hotels and Resorts stall were Jayantissa Kehelpannala, Executive Vice President- John Keells Holdings PLC and Sector Head of Leisure Resorts, Channa Jayasundara, Asst. Vice President- John Keells Maldivian Resorts and Head of Sales and Marketing- Maldivian Resorts and Mani Sugathapala, Asst. Vice President- John Keells Holdings PLC and Head of Sales and Marketing- Sri Lankan Resorts. Keells Resort Hotels owns and operates 11 destinations spread out all over Sri Lanka and the Maldives, under both the 'Cinnamon' and 'Chaaya' brands.