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Press Releases

28th July 2020 – Cinnamon Newsletter
28th July 2020

“The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced that based on the current assessment of COVID- ...

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16th July 2020 - Cinnamon Future of Tourism Edition 3
16th July 2020

“Cinnamon Future of Tourism addresses the Future of Luxury Travel, Challenges and Opportunities for ...

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10th July 2020 – Cinnamon Newsletter
10th July 2020

“Sri Lanka Tourism is currently taking several measures to revive the Tourism sector by collaboratin ...

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Annual Reports

John Keells Hotels 2017-18

John Keells Hotels 2016-17

Trans Asia Hotels PLC 2017-18

Asian Hotels and Properties PLC 2017-18

Asian Hotels and Properties PLC 2016-17

Trans Asia Hotels PLC 2016-17


Media Kit

Media Kit


Factsheets

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Trinco Blu by Cinnamon

Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon

Habarana Village by Cinnamon

Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

Cinnamon Wild Yala

Cinnamon Red Colombo

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

Cinnamon Citadel Kandy

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala

Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives


Here are the newest titles attached to the Cinnamon family.

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

International Hotel Award

Best sustainable Hotel and the best resort in Sri Lanka - International Hotel Award

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Awards 2018

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Awards 2018 -Occupational Safety & Health Sector ...

Best Family Resort, Word Travel Awards 2018 

Best Family Resort, Word Travel Awards 2018 

Silver award at the Presidential Environment Awards 2018

Silver award at the Presidential Environment Awards 2018

Award for the best sustainable hotel

Award for the best sustainable hotel

Award for the best resort in the country 

Award for the best resort in the country 

Greening Awards 2014 from THASL

Certificate of Merit for Energy & Water Conservation and Waste Management in "Greening Awards 2014 f ...


Cinnamon Bey Beruwala

Welcome Chinese Bronze Standard Certificate 2016

Welcome Chinese Bronze Standard Certificate 2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Travelife Gold Certifications 2017

Travelife Gold Certifications 2017

Tourism Sector Award

Tourism Sector Award, (Large) at the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) awar ...

Travelife Gold Certifications -2017

Travelife Gold Certifications -2017


Cinnamon Ellaidhoo Maldives

Silver and Bronze medal

Food & Hospitality Asia Maldives International Culinary Challenge & Exhibition 2015 – Silver and Bro ...

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives 

One Gold medal

Food & Hospitality Asia Maldives International Culinary Challenge & Exhibition 2015 – One Gold medal ...

MATATO Maldives Travel Awards 2014

MATATO Maldives Travel Awards 2014

Green Globe Certification - 2019

Green Globe Certification - 2019


Cinnamon Bentota Beach

Winning team of the first ever culinary challenge organized by the Health Ministry and WHO celebrating the “World Heart Day”

Winning team of the first ever culinary challenge organized by the Health Ministry and WHO celebrati ...

NIOSH 2014 (National Occupational Safety and Health Awards) - Merit Award – Large Scale Hospitality Sector

NIOSH 2014 (National Occupational Safety and Health Awards) - Merit Award – Large Scale Hospitality ...

NIOSH 2014

NIOSH 2014 (National Occupational Safety and Health Awards) - Merit Award – Large Scale Hospitality ...

World Heart Day

Winning team of the first ever culinary challenge organized by the Health Ministry and WHO celebrati ...


Cinnamon Trinco Blu

Agoda Gold Circle Award (for Customer Reviews)

Agoda Gold Circle Award (for Customer Reviews)

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Awards 2018

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Awards 2018 -Occupational Safety & Health Sector ...


Cinnamon Citadel Kandy

Gold Award – Large Scale Tourism Sector

Gold Award – Large Scale Tourism Sector - National Green Awards 2015 organized by Central Environmen ...

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Awards 2018

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Awards 2018 -Occupational Safety & Health Sector ...


Cinnamon Wild Yala

Green Globe Certification - 2019

Green Globe Certification - 2019

27th National Bartenders competition - 2019 - Gold Award

27th National Bartenders competition - 2019 - Gold Award

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Award for the Leopard Pen Project

Award for the Leopard Pen Project carried out by Nature Trails in 2018


Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon

Travelife Gold Certification - 2017

Travelife Gold Certification - 2017


Cinnamon Habarana Village

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

Booking.com- Guest Review Awards

Booking.com- Guest Review Awards

Gold Award, ‘Tea Master Cup International 2018

Yasarathna Bandara, Habarana Village by Cinnamon – Gold Award, ‘Tea Master Cup International 2018 ...


Cinnamon Red Colombo

Best New Entrant (Gold)

Best New Entrant (Gold), SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2017

Best New Hotel of the Year 2015

Best New Hotel of the Year, Midmarket Segment at the 11th Hotel Investment Conference 2015 – South ...

The Best 3-Star Hotel

The Best 3-Star Hotel at the Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018


Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

Merit Award (Hospitality Sector)

Merit Award (Hospitality Sector)- Occupational Health & Safety Awards

All Island Classic Category Trophy

The 23rd All Island Skyy Vodka and Marie Brizard National Bartenders competition won by Ms. Chamari ...

Silver Award at the Annual Report Awards 2014

Silver Award at the Annual Report Awards 2014 conducted by CA Sri Lanka, The Institute of Chartered ...

Merit Award – National Occupational Safety & Health Excellence

Merit Award – National Occupational Safety & Health Excellence Awards 2014, organized by the Ministr ...

Conservation Champion Award

Conservation Champion Award (in the Large Hotels and Boutique Hotels Category) organized by The Hote ...

Green Hotel Awards 2014

Green Hotel Awards 2014 - Best Green Hotel - Runner Up Award

A+ Award at the City Food Safety High Achiever Awards – 2014

A+ Award at the City Food Safety High Achiever Awards – 2014 organized by The Public Health Departme ...

The Best Five Star City Hotel

The Best Five Star City Hotel at the Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2010

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2010

Top Choice Award from Lianorg.com 2015

Top Choice Award from Lianorg.com 2015

Loved by Guests Award by Hotels.com 2019

Loved by Guests Award by Hotels.com 2019

ColomBar Bar Takeover Recognition by Mandarin Oriental Singapore 2020

ColomBar Bar Takeover Recognition by Mandarin Oriental Singapore 2020


Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Carbon Neutral Recertification for Nuga Gama

Carbon Neutral Recertification for Nuga Gama - March 2015

Annual Report Award (Bronze)

Annual Report Award (Bronze) by The Institute of Chartered Accounts of Sri Lanka

Two Gold Medals at the Culinary World Cup Competition2014 in Laxenburg

Two Gold Medals at the Culinary World Cup Competition2014 in Laxenburg

5 crowns for Food Hygiene by Indo

5 crowns for Food Hygiene by Indo-Expo certification Limited in 2014

Overall Champion of Sri Lanka's Black Box Culinary Challenge 2004

Overall Champion of Sri Lanka's Black Box Culinary Challenge, (also swept the board, winning gold aw ...

Best New Brand Entrant at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2006

Best New Brand Entrant at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2006

First five-star hotel in Sri Lanka to receive and maintain uninterrupted ISO certification 2006

First five-star hotel in Sri Lanka to receive and maintain uninterrupted ISO certification 2006

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2007

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2007

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2008

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2008

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2009

Best Five-Star City Hotel at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2009

Tourism Hall of Fame Award 2009

Tourism Hall of Fame Award at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards, for the third consecutive year (the ...

Best Host Hotel Culture & Heritage Award 2010

Nuga Gama, Best Host Hotel Culture & Heritage Award at Sri Lanka Travel & Tourism Awards 2010

Emirates Holidays Tour Endorsement 2011/12

Emirates Holidays Tour Endorsement – Five Star Rating (only city hotel in Sri Lanka) 2011/12

Silver in the Service Organizations 2019

Silver in the Service Organizations – Hotel Category, at National Cleaner Production Awards by Natio ...

Health and Safety Excellency Awards 2014

Awarded by NIOSH (The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Food Safety High Achiever Award 2016

The Best Themed Cuisine Restaurant, Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018 – Nuga Gama

Cinnamon Grand’s kitchen won the A+ Grading Award

Cinnamon Grand’s kitchen won the A+ Grading Award at the Food Safety High Achiever Awards Ceremony h ...


General Awards

No. 21 ranking in the Most Valuable Brands list for 2017

No. 21 ranking in the Most Valuable Brands list for 2017

Gold Award

Gold Award at the Sri Lanka Human Capital Management Awards 2016 ‘Shift 2020’

6 Gold, 29 Silver and 64 Bronze Awards

Chefs Guild Culinary Art Competition 2016 - 6 Gold, 29 Silver and 64 Bronze

W3 Awards 2019 - Silver Award

W3 Awards 2019 - Silver Award -Website Feature, Visual Appeal and experience

W3 Awards 2019 - Gold Award

W3 Awards 2019 - Gold Award - General website categories, hotel and lodging

Culinary Art Food Expo 2019

217 medal wins for Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts at the Culinary Art Food Expo 2019

National Sustainable Tourism Certification - 2019

National Sustainable Tourism Certification - 2019

LMD - Most Respected Entities in Sri Lanka 2019

LMD - Most Respected Entities in Sri Lanka 2019

Winner - PATA Inspire award

Winner - PATA Inspire award for the Best Marine and Wildlife Tourism Provider - 2016

CSR Brand of the Year

CSR Brand of the Year, SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2017

Service Brand of the Year

Service Brand of the Year, SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2017 

77 medals, Culinary Art and Food Expo 2017

77 medals, Culinary Art and Food Expo 2017

#1 Hospitality Brand in Sri Lanka

#1 Hospitality Brand in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance - 2018

The Best Conservationist/ Naturalist Award

The Best Conservationist/ Naturalist Award, Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018 – Chitral Jayatilake

The Best Print Media Presentation on Travel & Tourism

The Best Print Media Presentation on Travel & Tourism, Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018 – Magazine Cinn ...

The Best Tourism Promotion Campaign

The Best Tourism Promotion Campaign, Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018 – Cinnamon Island Weddings

Silver Award for Best in Responsible Tourism

Silver Award for Best in Responsible Tourism, World Travel Market 2018 – Elephant Gathering Project ...

PATA Gold Award 2018, Best Ecotourism Project

PATA Gold Award 2018, Best Ecotourism Project - Elephant Gathering Project

Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018

The Best Print Media Presentation on Travel & Tourism, Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2018 – Magazine Cinn ...

PATA Inspire Award 2016

The Best Marine and Wildlife Tourism Provider - PATA Inspire Award 2016


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