Whilst Sri Lanka’s Softlogic is celebrating the group’s 25th anniversary in this year with several new projects in pipeline, the conglomerate’s iconic 5 star property in Colombo – the Movenpick City Hotel is scheduled to open in January 2017.

In the latest annual report of the company Chairman of Softlogic Ashok Pathirage points out that with 219 room keys the Movenpick City Hotel which will drive growth of the Leisure will hold the distinction of being the only 5-star hotel in Colombo to be built in the last three decades. According to him the property will have 5-star amenities, multi-cuisine restaurants and a range of facilities including a fitness centre, spa, an exclusive nightclub and a rooftop bar. The property’s construction work had already been completed and interior fit-outs are currently underway.

The Softlogic’s Group’s Leisure sector comprises primarily of Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa, a 165-room, 4-star plus resort in Bentota and the upcoming Movenpick City Hotel in Colombo. Additionally, the Group also offers destination management services for inbound and outbound travel through Softlogic Destination Management (Pvt) Ltd. The Group’s associate company, Sabre Travel Network Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., provides the Global Distribution System (GDS), which is an integrated travel solutions platform catering primarily to the travel and tourist industry.