Sunshine goes for bungalow tourism
Alternate stay from hotels:
Sunshine Travels, a subsidiary of Sunshine Holdings Ltd, one of the
leading investment conglomerates in Sri Lanka, are further expanding
their business in the hotels segment with substantial investments
towards innovative new developments.
The refurbished bungalow
The company aims to offer an unique holiday experience through their
newly launched umbrella brand Mandira Bungalows, which will feature
colonial style boutique bungalows in several locations around the island
most with some historical significance.
Mandira Bungalows introduces the unique concept of boutique bungalows
with an investment of Rs 30 million in upgrading the two Mandira
Bungalows that are currently in operations, Sunshine Travels and Tours
Operations Director, Infiyaz Mohomed Ali told Daily News Business.
“There is a huge potential for this type of bungalows. Many tourists
are seeking an alternate stay from regular hotel stay. Thus, the company
has refurbished and re-launched Mandira Strathdon Bungalow and Mandira
Dickoya Bungalow. We are hoping to have total of 15 bungalows within the
next year,” he said. The company is expanding their horizons in the
hospitality industry by establishing boutique bungalows across the
Owned and managed by Watawala Plantations, Strathdon and Dickoya
bungalows were built in the early 1900’s in the style of that era to
provide a comfortable and somewhat familiar home from home to ‘planters’
who presided over the estates.