Anantaya Chilaw celebrates 3 years of excellence in the hospitality industry


Anantaya Chilaw, the first luxury hotel in the chain of Anantaya Resorts & Spas, recently celebrated its 3rd anniversary as a pioneer in the Sri Lankan hospitality industry. LAUGFS Leisure Limited, a subsidiary of LAUGFS Gas PLC, brings Anantaya Resort & Spa, where the Golden beaches of Chilaw meet the luxurious comforts of the Tropical Lifestyle.

Anantaya, renowned for its ‘Eco Luxury’ concept, and breathtaking natural surroundings, kicked off its celebrations with a shramadana campaign to clean the beaches in the area. The staff then took part in religious activities in the morning, with blessings from the Kottapitiya Church and Kusala Hindu Kovil. Lunch was provided to students of the local Karukupone Tamil School in the afternoon. A celebratory event was held following this, to appreciate and recognize the Anantaya staff members. The anniversary celebrations concluded with a final session of overnight pirith ceremony.

Coinciding with Anantaya’s 3rd year anniversary, the Resort laid the foundation stone to build a cafeteria at the local Koriyapura Sinhala Vidyalaya at Karukupone, which currently accommodates more than 300 students. The occasion was graced by the LAUGFS Board Directors and senior management.

Anantaya Chilaw has received numerous local and international recognition for excellence in the hospitality industry during the past 3 years. Amongst its many internationally recognized achievements are the Country Award for Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre and Regional Award for Luxury Wedding Destination at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016, Holiday Check Recognition Award 2015 and 2016 by Europe’s largest review portal, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015 and 2016. Anantaya has also been categorized in the top 25 Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka by Trip Advisor in 2015 and 2016, which it has also received the Award of Excellence by for the years 2014 and 2015 and Greening

"These three years have been overwhelming, as we have surpassed all expectations in terms of business, hotel position and service standards. Opening a new hotel is always challenging in such a competitive hospitality industry, yet within this short span of time, we have proved ourselves to be amongst the best in the country. Credit must be given to the hotel team for doing an amazing job, for providing excellent service to our guests and catering to their every need.

I would also like to thank our guests who have visited and given us great feedback and helped us evolve into the market leading resort we are today" said Roshan R. Perera Director/ Chief Executive Officer, LAUGFS Leisure.

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