Sri Lankan company in partnership with Japanese company opens leisure property in the south coast
Asia Leisure of Sri Lanka in partnership with Japan’s Belluna Co. Ltd has reportedly opened its sixth leisure property ‘Le Grand’ in Galle recently.
“Asia Leisure is one of the most widely recognized resort brands in the Country and together with Belluna Co. Ltd, Japan we are pleased to add this hotel to our family,” Chief Executive Officer of Asia Leisure, Reyhan Morris has been quoted as saying in the media.
“We will continue to expand our presence, delivering a unique sense of hospitality that makes guests feel at ease the moment they walk through the door. Le Grand, Galle exemplifies this unique service in terms of locality, the exceptional view of the Galle Fort and the modern amenities and services that we offer.”
Le Grand is a synonymous leisure/ hospitality name in Japan and with properties developed by Belluna such as Le Grand Karuizawa Hotel & Resort and Le Grand KyuKaruizawa and based on the success of these properties, this latest property by Asia Leisure and Belluna will Co. Ltd will bring forth the same brand legacy.
According to a local media report, many of the hotel’s guestrooms and suites have spellbinding views of the Indian Ocean and UNESCO World Heritage site Galle Fort, with the suites that include the plunge pool even being named after the Bastions of the Fort, – ranging from the 45-square-metre Deluxe Sea View Room to the elegantly styled Plungepool Suite offering 146 square metres of luxurious living space. The Sitting Room offers the greatest views of the entire hotel with a spacious open-air poolside terrace that provides a tranquil retreat from the urban lifestyle.
Asia Leisure operates a number of luxury leisure properties including Shingawa Beach in Balapitiya, Tamarind Hill in Galle, Taprobana in Wadduwa, The River House in Balapitiya and its latest addition The Habitat in Kosgoda.
Reports further state that Asia Leisure is currently engaged in an expansion drive to establish multiple properties in Galle, city hotels in Colombo and the Maldives.
The opening of a new leisure resort in Sri Lanka’s southern coastal town of Galle is indicative of the expansion experienced in the country’s tourism sector. Foreign companies could look at forming partnerships with local companies in order to engage in tourism related projects in Sri Lanka. The country’s tourism sector is on an upward climb and investments in the sector would yield good results.
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