La Vie Hotels & Resorts expands its presence in Sri Lanka with 3 key signatures of Radisson Hotel

La Vie Hotels & Resorts, one of Asia Pacific’s largest and fastest growing independent hotel management companies, has signed a landmark agreement with Radisson Hotel Group and Sino Lanka Group to operate three hotels in Sri Lanka. Lanka.

This major new deal with Radisson Hotel Group, will see the company launch a premium Radisson Blu resort on the shores of the Indian Ocean near Galle, and two premium Radisson hotels in Colombo – one in the heart of the capital of the country and the other in Kandy, the cultural heart of the island.

The three new properties will begin welcoming guests after their rebranding to Radisson Blu and Radisson properties following a substantial refurbishment investment that will significantly upgrade the properties to bring them up to Radisson Hotel Group’s high standards.

This latest announcement from La Vie Hotels & Resorts follows the group’s successful launch of the Quality Resort and Spa Patong Beach on March 27, following a multi-million dollar renovation and franchise agreement with Choice Hotels.

Jerry Xu, CEO of La Vie Hotels & Resorts, said: “We have been wanting to grow our presence in Sri Lanka for some time now and we are delighted to partner with the Sino Lanka Group and completely revitalize these three exceptional properties and revitalize them. rename to Radisson. The Radisson and Radisson Blu brands are a perfect fit for these three hotels located in some of Sri Lanka’s best addresses, and we are delighted to be starting this chapter with the team.

“Our growth trajectory in South and Southeast Asia continues to be a major focus for our group as we work towards our vision to be the leading independent hotel management company in the region,” added Xu.

Sino Lanka Group Founder Bob Kundanmal said, “We are proud to be working with the team at La Vie Hotels & Resorts to rebrand three of our key Sri Lankan properties to the world-renowned Radisson brand and capitalize on the strength of Radisson’s distribution networks and the resumption of international travel.

“We will undertake a major renovation plan for each of the hotels to bring them into line with what guests have come to know, love and expect from Radisson hotels, and we look forward to welcoming guests from May 1, 2022,” he added.

Katerina Giannouka, President of Radisson Hotel Group Asia Pacific, said, “We are delighted to sign this historic agreement for these three properties with La Vie Hotels & Resorts and its owner, Sino Lanka Group, as we continue to grow our footprint in Sri Lanka, one of the largest in Asia. most popular destinations.

“With a trio of world-class hotels, including an urban hotel in Colombo, a beautiful beachfront resort and a hinterland hotel at the heart of culture, Radisson Hotel Group will be established at the forefront of industries tourism and hospitality industry in Sri Lanka.”

When it comes to new hotels, here’s what guests can expect from May 2022.

Radisson Blu Resort, Galle is a beautiful resort nestled directly on a long stretch of soft sand. Guests can relax in paradise with a collection of 172 well-appointed rooms and suites, all of which offer sea views, as well as a large lagoon pool, kids’ club, fitness center, spa and a collection of dining options, including a beach-side restaurant and rooftop lounge.

Perfectly suited to couples and families, the resort has a sandy beach where all ages can stroll and splash around throughout the day. It will also become an exceptional venue for events, including weddings, with a choice of three meeting rooms, a grand ballroom and elegant outdoor spaces.

The Radisson Hotel Colombo is a sleek and stylish city hotel just steps from the sea, near Marine Drive, Colombo’s main coastal road. Visitors can stay in one of 158 upscale rooms and suites, many of which overlook the ocean, swim in the rooftop infinity pool, work out at the gym, sip cold drinks at the rooftop bar or enjoy local and international cuisine at the restaurant.

Colombo’s main hotspots are all easily accessible. The golden sands of Wellawatte Beach are just 700 meters from the hotel, and the spectacular new development of Colombo International Financial City can be seen a short distance along the coast. Bandaranaike International Airport is 50 minutes away by car.

The Radisson Hotel Kandy will mark the debut of this renowned international brand with its opening in May 2022 in this ancient Sri Lankan city. A collection of 122 contemporary rooms and suites offer city, garden or mountain views, the gym offers invigorating workouts, and the rooftop pool, restaurant and bar promise a soothing setting in which to unwind during during the day or after dark, with a view of the lush vegetation. Kandy landscape and lake.

Enjoying a prime location in this charming cultural destination, 10 minutes from downtown Kandy, guests can explore all that this scenic region has to offer. Sri Dalada Maligawa, the UNESCO-listed “Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic”, is just a 30-minute drive away.

Founded in 2000, La Vie Hotels and Resorts is a third-party hotel management company operating throughout the Asia-Pacific region. La Vie is an owner-focused operator that offers a unique “one-stop-shop” approach resulting in a cohesive and strategic response to its clients’ real estate objectives in the hospitality industry.

The portfolio represents a diverse collection of properties: business hotels in the bustling CBD, family resorts in popular tourist destinations or art hotels tucked away in desirable neighborhoods. The group currently operates hotels in Australia, Bhutan, China, Maldives, Myanmar, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Ukraine.

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