Saturday, February 27, 2010

Paradise Holiday Village - Negombo

Paradise Holiday Village, a Hotel situated in the historic city of Negombo in serene setting with lush foliage. Paradise Holiday Village consists of Rooms and Villas on short term and long term basis.

This is an ideal getaway for Holiday makers and for retired families looking for long term retirement stays in idyllic setting.
The Hotel includes, Restaurant & Well stocked Bar, Swimming Pool and Internet Facilities.

Located in the coastal belt of Negombo. Mere 15 minutes from the International Airport. Negombo is historical city which dates back to Dutch occupied era of Sri Lanka. Fishing Villages, Old churches, historical canals, Beach, village life and marshy lagoons are some of the main attractions in Negombo. Not to miss variety of fresh Sea Food when you are in Negombo.
Paradise Holiday Village consist 16 luxury rooms out of which 12 are double deluxe rooms. 4 are standard rooms. 12 two roomed Apartments with a living, kitchenette, Attached baths and private balcony. 7 single roomed Apartments with Living, Kitchenette, Attached baths and private balcony. 24 Hour room service is available, Same day laundry service, Safety lockers, Hot and Cold water are common in all rooms.

Paradise Village Restaurant is renowned for it’s Sea Food expertise. Mouth Watering Western, Eastern and local meals are available on A la carte. Paradise Village Restaurant is well-known among the many repeat guests and a perfect place for your choice of many international spirits.
Winter rates

Standard Rooms – US$ 40 per day on Bed & Breakfast basis.
Deluxe Room – US$ 50 per day on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Two Roomed Apartment – US$ 90 per day on Apartment only basis.
Single Roomed Apartment – US$ 70 per day on Apartment only basis.

The official site of Paradise Holiday Village can be found here.

Monday, February 22, 2010

New Look of SriLankan Airlines Crew

Last two images are taken with the Ms.Chamila Bulathsinghala, who is the designer of those new uniforms shown.

Friday, February 5, 2010

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Colombo City Tour

Ebert Silva Holidays together with Ministry of Tourism and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority launching the first ever "Colombo City Tour" (CCT) on 24th January 2010 for the benefit of local and foreign tourists. This is operated with open Double Decker bus.

 Given the peace prevailing in Colombo city this is the time ideal to introduce the "Colombo City Tour". This tour will cover the places of interest as in the itinerary. A Double Decker bus made for this purpose has been provided by the Ceylon Transport Board to run the tour by Ebert Silva Holidays (Pvt.) Ltd.
 The basic shedule of the city tour bus is:
0830 - Tour commences from the foyer area of the Galle Face Hotel

0835 - Proceed through Ramada Hotel and pick up at Cinnamon Lake Hotel
0840 - Pickup at Galadari and Hilton Colombo Hotels
0850 - Pickup at Grand Oriental Hotel
0855 - 0910 Ponnambalameshwaran Kovil (15mts)
0915 - 0935 St. Lucia’s Cathedral (20mts)
0945 - 1000 Wolfendal Church (15mts)
1000 - 1015 Travel along Supreme Court Complex, Pettah, Fort Railway Station, Old Parliament, Gall Face, Sri Lanka Tourism, Temple Trees, and Gangarama Simamalakaya
1015 - 1030 Gangaramaya Seema Malakaya (15mts)
1035 - 1205 National Museum & ODEL
1210 - 1310 Lunch
1320 - 1330 Dawatagaha Mosque (10mts)
1330 - 1400 Proceed to Janakala Kendraya, Parliament & War Memorial
1400 - 1445 Janakala Kendraya/National Craft Council (45mts)
1445 - 1505 passing through BMICH, Aukana replica
1505 - 1515 Independence Square (10mts)
1515 - 1530 Drive through Art Gallery, Royal College, Colombo University
1545 Return to hotels

Tickets for the city tour will be for the following prices,

Foreign Nationals-Adult: US$ 30
Srilankans-Adult: Rs. 950/-
Foreign Nationals-Child: US$ 30 (Age between 5yrs-12yrs)
Srilankans-Child: Rs. 500/- (Age between 5yrs-12yrs)
* All inclusive (Entrance fees for all places and monuments visited on tour, Entrance fees for all places and monuments visited on tour)
So the official web site of Colombo City Tour can be found here.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The Internal Crews Ship Started Sailing ..

The largest passenger ship of the Navy, “Jetliner” which served as a life line between the North and East during the Humanitarian Operations, ventured out on a new journey at the launching ceremony of Jetliner Entertainment Cruise Venture at the Port of Colombo.
The launching of the ship was held in keeping with Naval traditions and customs. The Jetliner will set sail as a recreational cruise ship, holding onboard weddings, corporate events and other social functions. The ship is equipped to cater to the needs of the new clientele. It is manned by a well disciplined and highly trained professional Naval crew.
Minister of Tourism Achala Jagoda graced the occasion as the chief guest. He was received by Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe on his arrival. Ambassadors, Secretaries to the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Ports and Aviation, and foreign dignitaries were among the invitees.
The ship ferried thousands of security forces personnel, civilians and goods between Trincomalee and Kankesanthurai ports till the main ground supply routes were cleared and restored after the dawn of peace. It also holds the record for carrying more than three thousand security forces personnel in a single journey. A breathtaking fireworks display at sea enthralled the guests at the end of the function.
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