Amari Galle named Leading Family Resort at 2019 South Asian Travel Awards

Amari Galle was awarded the Best Family Resort at the prestigious 2019 South Asian Travel Awards (SATA).

The award was collected by Puneet Dutta, General Manager of Amari Galle – “This is an outstanding achievement for us and a great reflection of our guests’ trust and loyalty to our brand, especially where competition is fierce, and standards are ever-increasing. This award is a tribute to all of our team members who work hard to ensure that all guests have an uncompromised experience and I proudly accept this award on their behalf,” said Dutta.

Amari is a hotel brand by one of Asia’s leading hotel management companies, ONYX Hospitality Group, led in Sri Lanka by industry veteran Russell Cool, Area General Manager. “Family travel is an enormous segment of the luxury hospitality market, one that is very significant for an Asian market such as Sri Lanka. Appealing to families with children requires different perspectives, partnerships and platforms than other travel segments. We craft exclusive experiences that are both engaging and enriching for all family members. Amari Galle is well-positioned to cater to a wide variety of guest needs. For families, there is a kids’ pool, activities program, semi private beach and a supervised Kids’ Club to keep even the most active children occupied” said Cool.

This recognition is one of many significant accolades for the hotel this year, including being the first hotel in Sri Lanka to utilise a fully automated Food Safety Management System, PEx Solution™ in addition to being ISO 22000 certified in food safety and General Manager Puneet Dutta being recognised as one of Sri Lanka’s best general managers in the hospitality sector by CMO Asia and World Federation of Hospitality Professionals.

Nestled on the golden sandy crescent on the south coast, only two and a half hours from the international airport in Colombo, Amari Galle is an all-inclusive five-star resort and an ideal location for any occasion, from business functions, weddings and celebrations to relaxation and taking in the very best of the historic town of Galle has to offer.


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