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Club Waskaduwa Resort and Spa celebrates two years

Plans to open hotel school

Club Waskaduwa Beach Resort and Spa will be celebrating their third year of operations next January.

Chairman, Athula Makawitage who worked in Gulf and Japan for over two decades in both the hospitality and aviation sectors said that in a bid to extend their foot print he is looking at investing in two more similar hotel projects in Galle and Kandy soon.

He said that he was always keen to get involved in the Sri Lanka leisure sector and invested over Rs. 650 million and built the hotel and open it in 2017 January also providing 114 employment.”

Club Waskaduwa Beach Resort and Spa is five star boutique property with facilities for differently abled guests. It has 54 premier and deluxe rooms and several one to three bed room suites with a view to the ocean or garden.

The hotel has installed Japanese and European equipment in toilets, lighting, glass and kitchen adding more value to the hotel. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, safety deposit box, free Wi-Fi, tea coffee making facility, mini bar and private bathroom equipped with a bathtub and many other features.

Hotel overlooking the Indian Ocean has an all Day Dining Restaurant, large swimming pool with a kiddie’s pool, Spa managed by the French and Fitness center, large dining area, sea food restaurant, (Pokirissa) saloon and sports and recreation facilities in the garden and the beach.

To meet the growing demand for local and foreign weddings, corporate day outings and MICE events which are currently hosted in the large garden and in their mini conference room that could accommodate 80 guests, the management is looking to re develop the roof top area. “The hotel has been maintaining an average 75% occupancy throughout the year and our main market is Europe, Russia, Japan and China”. The hotel has also been selected as the host hotel in Sri Lanka for the Miss England Top ten tour.

He said that in a bid to address the needs of the leisure industry to have more trained staff the hotel would be launching their own hotel school in February jointly with the Sabaragamua University to initially train 100 students. “The hotel will offer them hostel facilities, meals and on the job training and would offer one year diploma and six month Certificate courses.”

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