Shangri-La to reopen this week after deadly attacks


Shangri-La Hotel Colombo announced that it will reopen this week following the Easter Sunday incident.

Shangri-La Colombo was one of the three hotels affected by the April 21 incident and suffered extensive damages.

While the other two hotels had reopened most of its sections the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo remained closed.

From Wednesday 12 June 6pm 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 15 June onwards.

In a press statement released on Monday, the Shangri-La Group said that it was grateful to the local authorities and the global community for their massive support and encouragement given during the past seven weeks.

In memory of, and to honour, those that lost their lives on that day, the Shangri-La Group will 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.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. -

Colombo Gazette

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