The Colombo Night Race 2012 (CNR 2012) will be held on December 15 once again attracting many foreign visitors to Srilanka. Over 7,500 Visitors are expecting for the event. The Race track will be similar to last year’s track with an extension upto Galle face.
Many five stars hotels stated that they receive many advance bookings and hotels too arrange many events to cater to the event.
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa declared open the fully-refurbished mini pavilion of the old racecourse ground in Colombo, which has been turned into fully equipped modern shopping and restaurant complex.
The mini pavilion of the old racecourse ground in Colombo refurbished at a cost of Rs. 125 Million development project with inclusive of rugby stadium, Gymnasium and Jogging track.
The Ceylon Hotel Corporation invests huge money on the refurbishment on the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo and Kandy Queen’s Hotel alone with Sussie.
The Investment of USD 1.8 Million made to refurbish of Galle Face Hotel which comprise 85 rooms by next year and CHC expected to invest USD 17 Million on refurbishment of Kandy Queen’s Hotel and Sussie.
This refurbishment will boost to the Ceylon Hotel Corporation to delight the Visitors and provides better hospitality service to tourist. its lead increment of tourist arrivals create much on hospitality facilities around the country.
The HSBC made an Special offer for the World Spice Food Festival 2012 in Srilanka, the offers carries to 20% off at Hawker’s Street, (Diyawanna Park, Battaramulla) on 5th, 6th and 7th October 2012 from 6.30 onwards.
Visit today and enjoy your delighting Spice Foods from best Hotels in Srilanka with 20% Exclusive discount for HSBC Credit cards. For more information see below image
The Srilanka Book Publishers Association organized a Colombo International Book Fair 2012, plan yourself before visits to the book sales with pre select your lists of book names and the Book shops you wish to visits,
See below images for the Hall Arrangements and the Book Stalls and name list of the participate book shops.
The Mostly expected the Colombo International Book fair 2012 have started today 18th September 2012.
The event will be held in BMICH till 26th September 2012 to benefits all the book lovers, its an great opportunity for srilankan to obtain best book collections at an affordable prices and with special discounts.
The King’s Prison Cell in Colombo is one of the historical icons for Srilankan and Foreign tourist who visits to Colombo.
The King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Prison Cell is located near to world Trade center and Opposite to the Bank of Ceylon Headquarters. (Inside Ceylinco Group Headquarters land)
Sir Wickrama Rajasinghe, last king of Kandy (1798 to 1815) was surrendered to Sir. Robert Brownrigg, the British governor for the coastal areas of the island on 118th February 1815. After a successful invasion to the hill country, the King Sir Wickrama Rajasinghe was brought to Colombo and Temporary imprisoned in this specific Chamber within the palace near the south gateway to Galle in Colombo Fort.
The Ex King, His Queen and the others were taken to the Shop H.M.S Cornwallis under the supervision of Capt. O. Brine and Depart t Vellore in Madras on 24th January 1816, where he lived as a Prisoner of war and Died on 30th January 1832.