Amari hotel to open in Colombo in 2019

New 24-storey hotel in Sri-Lankan capital's Kollupitiya district will have 180 rooms and Breeze Spa.

Colombo (Image credit: iStock)
Colombo (Image credit: iStock)

ONYX Hospitality Group will launch a brand-new Amari hotel in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo.

Upon completion in mid-2019, the 24-storey property will offer 180 rooms and suites along with features including the street food, market-style Ahara Gourmet Gallery, Breeze Spa and Voyager Lounge.

Amari Colombo will be built in the Kollupitiya commercial district of the capital, close to the official residence of the Prime Minister, the US Embassy and the Kollupitiya bus and train stations.

Other nearby attractions include the National Museum of Colombo, Gangaramaya Temple and Park, a wide range of shops and restaurants, and Kollupitiya Market, one of the city’s most vibrant trading hubs. 

It has been a year of expansion for Amari, with the brand being launched in new locations including Sri Lanka, Malaysia and China. Amari Colombo will be the second Amari-branded hotel in Sri Lanka, and will complement the recently launched Amari Galle, located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka near the historic Galle Fort.

If you’re interested in registering for the 2018 C&IT Corporate Forum, find out more here.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
London venues hosted 37% more events in 2018

London venues hosted 37% more events in 2018

Year-on-year increase from Unique Venues of London shows strong demand for events in the capital.

Why you should design human-centric experiences

Why you should design human-centric experiences

At EMEC19 in The Hague, Kim Myhre of MCI Experience gave an insightful talk on design-thinking in events.

New event producer for HGA

New event producer for HGA

Becky Jones-Williams has previously worked at Event Concept and will work for clients in a range of sectors.

Stagestruck adds event producer to team

Stagestruck adds event producer to team

Sarah Saward is joining the business as a group account director, with responsibility for a portfolio of blue-chip clients.

Incentive review: Club Med Plantation d'Albion

Incentive review: Club Med Plantation d'Albion

With dinner and champagne on a paradise beach, the white sands and the turquoise coral sea ocean of Mauritius are hard to beat.

Premier Events acquires Collective Minds

Premier Events acquires Collective Minds

Acquisition of Leicester-based events agency is part of growth plan to reach £5m turnover and 50 staff.

3 reasons to run wellness incentives

3 reasons to run wellness incentives

Endellion King, incentives account director at Top Banana, makes the business case for incorporating wellness into incentives.

'Procurement and events teams work best when they swap notes'

'Procurement and events teams work best when they swap notes'

Global procurement director of Knect365 Hetal Dassani talks to C&IT about how planners can build bridges for better buying.

ILEA members reveal 'shock' over Fyre Festival failings

ILEA members reveal 'shock' over Fyre Festival failings

Members of the International Live Events Association (ILEA) give their verdict on the event planning disaster of 2017, the Fyre Festival.

Case study: MAN's Apprentice of the Year Awards

Case study: MAN's Apprentice of the Year Awards

Venues and Events International organised an awards ceremony at Liverpool Football Club.

LATEST JOBS