Our Commitment to the health and safety of our guests, employees and business partners

As the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is committed to the safety and wellbeing of guests and employees. This page is updated regularly with the latest information on Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Update of 26 March 2020


Sri Lanka

1. Curfew remains in place indefinitely in the districts of Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha.

2. Curfew in other districts to be lifted March 26 (Friday) at 6.00am and re-imposed at 12 noon.

3. Curfew in Puttlam and Northern Province Districts to be lifted on March 27 (Saturday) 6.00am and re-imposed at 12 noon.

4. Traveling between districts is totally banned across the island.

5. Transportation of tourists is banned unless going to the airport with curfew pass.

6. The public has been requested to call 119/ +94 112444480/ +94 112444481 - if they have come in contact with someone with Covid-19 or if they display symptoms of the virus.

For further updates refer https://srilanka.travel/covid19/

Maldives – As of 25th March 2020, the Government of Maldives has temporarily suspended visas on-arrival for all nationalities, effective from 27 March, in response to COVID-19

The WHO has released a detailed update on



Update of 20 March 2020


Sri Lanka - Islandwide curfew imposed from 6.00 pm on 20th March to 6.00 am on Monday (23).

For further updates refer https://srilanka.travel/covid19/

Maldives – For the latest updates, visit https://visitmaldives.com/en/corona-update



Update of 17 March 2020 | 16.30Hrs


Please note the following developments in relation to travel to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Sri Lanka

The Government of Sri Lanka has suspended all passenger arrivals to the Bandaranaike International Airport for two weeks with effect from midnight on 18th March 2020.
It has been declared a three-day public holiday on the 17, 18, 19 March, excluding health, food supply, transport, essential services, banks, government agent and district secretariat offices
All tourist sites are closed; including the game parks. Movie theatres are not screening movies and public events have been banned until further notice. Tourism-related services such as guide services are also suspended until further notice. For more information visit https://srilanka.travel/covid19/


The Government of Maldives has declared a Public Health Emergency for 30 days from 12 March 2020 - 10 April 2020. Travel between resorts and Inhabited Islands is restricted. Tourist hotels in densely populated Male City area are closed. For more information visit https://visitmaldives.com/en/corona-update


15 March 2020 | 20:00Hrs.

Travel Safety

All our hotels and resorts are in operation. Deep cleaning of all rooms and public spaces is done on a frequent basis and all housekeeping teams are trained and updated on the latest guidelines.
Our head office in Colombo has a coordination and communication task force, which will continue to feed information to all hotels and resorts’ teams in Sri Lanka and Maldives on the latest news and protocols.

The hotel team is trained to follow the official protocols instituted by medical and government authorities to limit the spread of the virus and are equipped to handle any emergencies regarding such cases.

We are monitoring the situation and will provide regular updates on this channel as and when they are available.

Travel Flexibility

We are committed to offering you flexible booking options. All existing reservations and new reservations, until May 31, 2020, for any future arrival date, can be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 24 hours before your scheduled arrival. Any questions at all, please contact us at:
Email: [email protected]
Hotline: +94 11 216 1161