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Sri Lanka’s first marina and exclusive lifestyle club


The Marina, built to cater to watersport enthusiasts seeking an exclusive lifestyle, is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka with its initial location established in Bolgoda. Catering to an affluent clientele the club offers its members with dry stacking and marina services for a range of watercrafts with its launch on demand and maintenance service.

In addition to water activities the club is equipped with modern amenities which includes swimming pool, jacuzzi, conference facility and promises a creative dining experience. All watercrafts at The Marina are serviced and managed by Debug Auto Exclusive Ltd., the authorised distributor for Sea-Doo, Scarab, Glastron and Chaparral, some of the most recognised recreational brands in the world.

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Aitken Spence Travels appointed Official Travel Agent for ICC World Twenty20


Marking an exciting milestone in a longstanding tradition, Aitken Spence Travels, Sri Lanka’s largest tour operator has been appointed as the official Travel Agent in Sri Lanka for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20. Aitken Spence Travels will promote and market match tickets for the month-long tournament scheduled to be held in India from the 08th of March to the 03rd of April.

Following the announcement, Aitken Spence Travels reserves exclusive rights for the sale of match tickets and packages in Sri Lanka in accordance with the ICC authorization. Sri Lankan fans can now start making plans to cheer the lions by either calling Aitken Spence Travels or sending an email to Packages currently on offer are  inclusive of match ticket and 1 night accomodation, 2 nights accomodation and the full package including air fare, hotel, airport and ground transfers.

Aitken Spence Travels has had a history with Sri Lanka Cricket since chartering a flight with 300 passengers for the final encounter against Australia back in 1996 when the World Cup was wonSubsequently, Aitken Spence Travels was the official Ground Handler for the ICC World Cup in 2011 and followed with the assignment of the same responsibility again at the World Twenty20 in 2012. In 2015, Aitken Spence Travels was appointed the official Travel Agent in Sri Lanka for the ICC Cricket World Cup held in Australia & New Zealand by ICC Travel.

“For us, it’s really a tradition now. We’ve been involved with the sport and the World Cup from way back in 1996, and we’ve continued to maintain the involvement. We are honored to be involved yet again with the biggest Cricketing event on the calendar and our team is committed to making this an experience to remember for every Sri Lankan. There are many attractive packages available for Cricket enthusiasts and we will deliver the high levels of trust and reliability that we are recognized by. We’ve even gone the extra mile for our fans and tied up with Seylan Bank to offer attractive payment schemes and we are certain this will be an experience that should not be missed.” said Mr. Nalin Jayasundara, Managing Director, Aitken Spence Travels.

Commenting further Tissa Nanayakkara, Senior Deputy General Manager – Retail Banking from Seylan Bank stated, “we have been working with Aitken Spence Travels for many of our card promotions. However, when we got this opportunity we felt our clients have won the best deal. Whats more, now Seylan credit card holders will be able to convert the package to a 0% 12 month instalment plan and enjoy supporting our lions in India. ”