Best Western launches Sri Lanka expansion strategy

Best Western International is embarking on an expansion strategy in Sri Lanka to open a series of Best Western brand hotels across the country.

Best Western International and the Sri Lankan company Elyon Hotels signed a development partnership to develop the Best Western brand across the country. The first of the series of hotels, the 60-room Best Western Elyon Colombo Hotel will be opened summer 2014 in Colombo.

The hotel will include an all-day dining restaurant, specialty restaurant, a bar, room service, a fitness center and meeting space and complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

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Under the new agreement, Elyon Hotels will identify opportunities for new midscale and upscale hotels across the country including locations in the capital Colombo, or other key leisure and business destinations such as Kandy, Mirissa and Tangalle.

The company targets to have four more hotels with approximately 400 rooms for the next three years, and 700 rooms within five years.

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