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Marriott International stakes a claim in Sri-Lanka


Marriott Hotels, has announced the opening of Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, the group’s first hotel in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is fast becoming a top tourist destination given its dramatic landscapes, charming seaside fishing villages community and world-renowned surf breaks.

“Sri Lanka is a new frontier for Marriott International, and Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa is an innovative addition to Marriott Hotels’ growing portfolio of resorts in Asia-Pacific by sparking new ways of thinking,” said Mike Fulkerson, vice president, brand & marketing, for Asia-Pacific, Marriott International.

“The resort is a great base for intrepid travellers who want to experience the wealth of Sri Lanka’s rich culture and natural attractions, meanwhile families can enjoy the beautiful beachfront resort, facilities and f&b offerings. We believe Marriott will lead the way in redefining the resort hotel experience in Sri Lanka.”