Bomb hit Kingsbury Colombo to resume operations

The Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo, which was among three Colombo hotels hit by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday, is to resume operations tomorrow (April 25th).

A statement by the hotel said that recent events have been deeply disturbing however their passion to serve their valued guests remains resilient in the face of these challenging times.

“The Kingsbury empathizes with all innocent victims of this senseless destruction and our hearts go out to the grieving families of all those affected. During the aftermath of the tragic events our team has been focused on taking care of guests and team members around the clock using all available resources and in the midst of much adversity. We have done our maximum to ensure the safety and well-being of the remaining guests and employees,” the hotel said.

Kingsbury said that in spite of adversity and great odds, they feel it is the duty of the staff and patrons to restore normalcy.

“We are ready to welcome visitors to The Kingsbury from the 25th of April, 2019. Hotel accommodation, Banquets and Restaurants (Yue Chuan, CÉ LA VI, Kings Bar) will be functional to serve our clientele and we are equipped to serve you with even more passion and determination, epitomizing the true Kingsbury spirit,” the hotel said.

Kingsbury reassured it guests that security has been strengthened in coordination with state authorities. This includes enhanced security at the premises and the periphery of the hotel. (Colombo Gazette)


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