For the second consecutive year, the Eden Resort & Spa was crowned the best in the Hospitality & Tourism Sector of Sri Lanka. The hotel received this recognition at the National Business Excellence Awards (NBEA) 2016 when it won Gold in the Hospitality & Tourism Sector category. The luxurious, Eden Resort & Spa competed with its industry peers to emerge the best in the sector. The award for business excellence in the Hospitality sector at the NBEA is one of the most closely contested and coveted awards.
Speaking about the achievement, Mr. Eksath Wijeratne, Group General Manager – Browns Hotels & Resorts said, “We are honored to have received this recognition for the second consecutive year. It is a sign of our continued efforts to maintain the highest standards. At Eden, we pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service. We are humbly proud of this victory and I would especially like to thank the staff for playing a pivotal role in this significant achievement”.
The Eden Resort & Spa is located on the iconic ‘Golden Mile’, a pristine stretch of beach in Beruwela. Since its refurbishment in 2014, the property has seen a rapid increase in occupancy levels. Over the recent years, the hotel has been recognised locally as well as globally for its outstanding service standards. The 2015 booking.com award, the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015, Holiday Check 2016, as well as the Gold Excellence, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards won at the Chef’s Guild, are some of the recent awards and honours received by the hotel.
Eden operates under Browns Hotels and Resorts which boasts a rich history of over 20 years in the hospitality industry of Sri Lanka. Offering 158 elegantly furnished luxury rooms, suites and penthouses, and an exclusive spa, the hotel was awarded with the prestigious ISO 22000:2005 certification in relation to food safety and food quality standards. Backed by these phenomenal credentials, the Eden Resort & Spa continues with its commitment to providing world class hospitality by exceeding the expectations of its guests, and continually upgrading its range of offerings.
From L-R, Mr. Eksath Wijeratne, Group General Manager, Browns Hotels & Resorts, Mr. K. B. S. Bandara, Deputy General Manager, Sales & Channel Management, Bank of Ceylon, Mr. Nandika Buddhipala, Chairman, Technical Evaluation Panel NBEA 2016 – presenting the Award.
A panoramic view of the Eden Resort & Spa, Beruwela