Hotel Qantara, owned by Global Life Style Lanka Pvt. Ltd, won three awards at the recently-held “April bloom 2015” botanical garden beautifying competition. Organized by the Municipal Council of Nuwara-Eliya, the competition was judged over 21 days and had the participation of 100 high-end companies and 500 mid-range organizations.
The winners were adjudged by a 20-member independent panel , headed by Dr. Sheromi Krishnaraja, the Director of Experiments & Advertising Division of the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Hotel Qantara was awarded first place under the categories of Flower Vase decoration and Cutting of flowers and creating a decorative Fence made of flowers.
The awards ceremony was held at the Victoria Park, Nuwara-Eliya under the patronage of Tourism and Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake, who was the chief guest. Chief Minister of Central Province Sarath Ekanayake, Minister Radha Krishnan and the Mayor of Nuwara-Eliya, Mahinda Dodamgoda were also present at the event.