Jetwing to add 3 hotels to portfolio this year with Rs.850mn investment

Jetwing, is adding three new hotels to its portfolio later this year with Rs.850 million in investments, with the properties located at extreme ends of the island from the capital Colombo.

“(There) will be another in Jaffna, named North Gate by Jetwing which will have 44 rooms and located just outside the Jaffna railway station. The North Gate hotel, which will open this November

According to Welangoda, a Jetwing owned property in Pottuvil with 20 beach cabanas, close to the popular surfing sport Arugam Bay, is also being constructed at a cost of Rs.500 million, named Jetwing Surf. The property, being designed by John Balmond, with five-star standards, is set to open its doors this October.

The third property in Unawatuna, coming under Jetwing’s select service accommodation brand Hotel J, is being constructed at an investment of Rs.350 million. The 36-room property will include six dorm rooms as well. The property will have a three-star standard and will open this October

Tourist arrivals growth to Sri Lanka however has been slowing down considerably over the past several years and the government is hoping to kick off a massive global promotional campaign soon to redress this.

 

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