His father’s vision combined with his daring to be different, Hiran Cooray took over as Chairman of Jetwing Group. Under his leadership, Jetwing has become renowned for specialist boutique hotels catering to an elite clientele. Today, he heads what is possibly the finest collection of hotels in Sri Lanka.
With a passion for his country, Hiran is actively involved in repositioning Sri Lanka’s Tourism Industry. In doing so, he has driven Jetwing to reach even higher standards in customer care, service delivery, product differentiation and people development.
Harnessing his unique capabilities, the Honourable Minister of Tourism, Milinda Morogoda appointed Hiran a member of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority. He serves on the Board of The Small Luxury Hotels of the World as an Observer.
Hiran is also the chairman elected of the Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA) for the years 2010-2011. President, of the Tourist Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) since 2005, Hiran was also conferred the Honorary Title, Sri Lanka Sikhamani by Her Excellency, the Past President Hon. Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaranatunge for his contribution to Sri Lankan tourism. Total Involvement in operation of the organization.
Shiromal is the Managing Director of Jetwing Travels (Pvt) Ltd & Jetwing air (Pvt) Ltd, Jetwing Cargo, SITA. She is an Associate member of the Charted Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and holds an MBA. She counts 8 years experience in the Travel trade and holds 14 directorates within the Group. Prior to her entry into the Travel Industry she was the Finance Director of J.Walter Thompson Sri Lanka for 7 years. She is the Vice President of the Travel Agents Association of Sri Lanka (TAASL) and the former President of the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO). The foremost representative body for Agents in Sri Lanka. Total Involvement in operation of the organization.
MR RAJU ARASARATNAM
Raju counts over 20 years experience in the field of Travel, Tour Operations and other Travel Related Fields, having been in the field of Accountancy prior to embarking on a career in the Travel Trade. He specializes in the marketing functions of the company. He holds 03 directorates within the Group, and functions also as the Executive Director for Jetwing Air (Pvt) Ltd. Total Involvement in operation of the organization.
MR RUAN SAMARASINGHE
Managing Director (Jetwing Hotels)
Ruan Samarasinghe has been in the hospitality industry for over 35 years. He heads the overall Hotel Operations. He holds several other directorates and has played a pivotal role in the commencement of all Jetwing Hotels and Travels Operations. He is also the managing Director of Jetwing Hotels.