Theme Resorts & Spas (Pvt) Ltd announced the appointment of a New Regional General Manager for its properties Aliya Resort & Spa Sigiriya, Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa Passikudah & Mountbatten Bungalow Kandy. Sujeeva Basnayaka who was serving as Resort Manager for Aliya Resort & Spa Sigiriya has been entrusted with new responsibilities as regional General Manager.
An old boy of Trinity College Kandy, Sujeeva has been a part of the hospitality industry of Sri Lanka for the past 23 years, in capacities such as resident manager, operations manager and project manager. He is a Graduate of the Ceylon Hotel School & the School of Tourism Sri Lanka. A member of the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA), Sujeeva has also served as an executive committee member of CHSGA and the Negombo region representative for the association.
Theme Resorts & Spas owns & manages some of Sri Lanka’s finest resorts, offering new concepts and experiences to the hospitality industry of the country. Providing exceptional services the Theme Resorts properties; Aliya Resort & Spa Sigiriya, Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa Passikudah, Mountbatten Bungalow Kandy & Wild Trails Yala are all uniquely located in terrains of exceptionally beautiful breathtaking vistas & gives its guests the opportunity to experience distinctive themes relating to Sri Lankan life.
Under Sujeeva’s guidance the group has reached great heights within a very short period. Aliya Resort & Spa was able to win the ‘Best New Luxury Hotel Award 2014’, the ‘THASL Green Hotel Award’ & the ‘Gold Award in Green Ratings System of New Buildings’. Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa was able to win the ‘Luxury Hotel Award’ 2012 & 2013, the ‘Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Award 2015’ & the ‘Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence’ for 2012, 2013, and 2014.
The Theme Resorts properties Aliya Resort & Maalu Maalu Passikudah have also been awarded the HACCP & ISO 22000:2005 certifications on food safety systems, reiterates the Resorts’ commitment towards unparallel levels of service to its guests.