Shangri-La Colombo to reopen


The Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, yesterday said it would be welcoming guests back from tomorrow onwards, after the deadly Easter Sunday bombings.

The Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, was one of the three hotels attacked on April 21 and suffered extensive damages.

While the other two hotels had reopened most of their sections, the Shangri-La remained closed. “From Wednesday, June 12, 6:00 p.m. onwards, popular dining establishments including Sapphyr Lounge, Capital Bar & Grill and Kaema Sutra at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo will reopen for service. Guests will be able to enjoy room stays and Chi, the Spa, from Saturday, June 15 onwards,” a Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo statement said.

It further said the Shangri-La Group was grateful to the local authorities and global community for their outpouring of support and messages of commendations received these past seven weeks.

The statement also said in memory of and to honour those that lost their lives on that day, the Shangri-La Group would be making an initial contribution to the Dialog Foundation – this will help provide medical assistance, counselling, scholarships and vocational training for hundreds of families in Sri Lanka, who were impacted.