Elevating Sri Lanka: Jetwing Hotels wins environmental awards
by Jetwing ·
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Known as Sri Lanka’s premier hospitality brand, Jetwing was once again honored with the prestigious PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Grand Award in the Environment category for the entry titled “The Success of Self-Reliance” – a thorough and comprehensive entry focusing on the sustainability initiatives undertaken at Jetwing Yala, and a PATA Gold Award (Promotional E-Newsletter) in the Marketing category for “The Front Desk.” This occasion marks the third consecutive year Jetwing has won a Grand Award; and also the only Sri Lankan company to win awards this year.
The PATA Gold Awards put the spotlight on tourism innovation and excellence. This year’s awards attracted 269 entries from 83 organizations and individuals worldwide, the highest numbers since 2007. Judged by panels of experts, the PATA Awards recognize exceptional achievement in six categories:-Marketing, Environment, Heritage and Culture, Education and Training, Marketing Media and Travel Journalism with Grand Awards given for four. The award ceremony took place at the PATA Travel Mart this September, in Bangalore, with Managing Director Ruan Samarasinghe accepting the Gold Award for the Front Desk and Gamunu Srilal – General Manager of Jetwing Yala – receiving the Grand Award.
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