Thaala Bentota, formerly known as Avani Bentota, proudly unveils its rebranding, marking a new era of excellence in Sri Lankan hospitality. This momentous occasion celebrates the transformation of a cherished destination into a haven where rhythm, nature, and luxury intertwine to create an unforgettable experience. This exciting transformation brings forth a fresh creative philosophy while preserving the world-class service and warm hospitality.
As a proud member of Browns Hotels and Resorts, Thaala Bentota epitomizes the commitment to excellence that defines the renowned hospitality brand. The rebranding represents an exciting new chapter for the property, one that promises to deliver unforgettable memories and create a harmonious blend of rhythm and luxury. Browns Hotels & Resorts, renowned for its exceptional properties, will provide the same unparalleled sense of comfort and convenience now at Thaala.
People's Leasing and Finance PLC, a leading financial services provider in Sri Lanka, has announced the signing of two of the country's top cricketing stars, Dananjaya De Silva and Kamindu Mendis, as its brand ambassadors. This move is aimed at strengthening the company's presence in the country and promoting its services to a wider audience.
Dananjaya De Silva is a talented all-rounder who currently serves as the vice-captain of the Sri Lankan national team in ODI and Test formats. Known for his aggressive batting and sharp spin bowling, he has been a vital part of the team's success in recent years.
MAS Holdings, South Asia’s largest apparel tech manufacturer, has been recognised and awarded at the Presidential Environment Awards 2021 – 2022 for their exemplary commitment to safeguarding and protecting the environment. The awards ceremony, organized by the Central Environment Authority (CEA) under the guidance of the Ministry of Environment, was held on April 28 under the patronage of President Ranil Wickremesinghe.
MAS Holdings was honoured with two Gold Awards, a Bronze Award and a Merit Award in recognition of their significant contribution towards environmental conservation, building an environmentally friendly industry and encouraging society to adopt environmentally friendly activities.
Bodyline, a strategic business unit of MAS Holdings, won the Gold Award in the Apparel Industries category for their commitment to driving sustainability in the apparel sector, which was presented by President Ranil Wickremesinghe. This achievement highlights Bodyline’s dedication to reducing their environmental impact and finding sustainable alternatives in their product creation process, to fit the evolving needs of today’s consumer.
MAS’s warp knit solutions provider, Noyon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., also received the Gold Award in the Textile and Textile Processing Industries category for their contribution towards environmental sustainability. Over the years, Noyon Lanka has solidified its commitment to sustainable business models through innovative product solutions, process optimizations to reduce impact and leadership commitment in driving a culture of sustainability within the organization.
Awarded by Dr. Anil Jayasinghe, Secretary Ministry of Environment, MAS Active Contourline received the Bronze Award for their initiatives to minimize the impact caused to the environment through their operations and community awareness programmes. MAS KREEDA Mihintale was awarded a Merit Award for their continuous contribution to environmental conservation throughout the years, mirroring MAS’ commitments to championing biodiversity as part of its groupwide sustainability strategy, the MAS Plan for Change.