Angampora – Sri Lankan Martial Art

    Manufacture of crystal lenses

Manufacture of crystal lenses

Danigala Alien Rock

Danigala Alien Rock

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts invites the world’s storytellers to discover Sri Lanka’s bountiful treasures.

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, May 23, 2022 / — With a modern history of over 3,000 years and an extraordinary prehistoric human history dating back over 125,000 years, Sri Lanka is ready and excited let the storytellers of the world descend upon its magical lands and savor its bountiful treasures. This South Asian island nation and the shining “jewel” of the Indian Ocean is now home to a diverse and thriving population of expats from around the world who are intertwined with modern Sri Lankan society and its thriving business community.

Known for its warm hospitality and idyllic natural beauty, Sri Lanka is proud to open its doors and welcome content creators from all over the world. A magical and open invitation through the recently unveiled “An Island of a Thousand Treasures” campaign awaits them to participate in and celebrate its world-renowned gastronomy, ancient traditions, cultural heritage and extraordinary people.

“Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is proud to launch the ‘Island of a Thousand Treasures’ campaign, with the support of our partners at Sri Lanka Tourism. We are excited to create a platform that supports our industry and promises to create new business opportunities for our beloved local communities, including the revival and expansion of our local arts and crafts heritage. We are committed to creating a torrent of unforgettable memories for travelers around the world, when they stay at all Cinnamon-branded properties. Our extensive distribution across Sri Lanka gives us the unique ability to offer guests a host of hotel stay options closest to the sights and experiences they want, as they explore all that our beautiful island offers. Said Christian Pertl, chief commercial officer (CCO) – Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts.

Each of the Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts branded properties offers guests the unique opportunity to discover the wide range of incredible sights and experiences that each region has in abundance. You can uncover the secrets of the ancient and deadly Sri Lankan martial art “Angampora” and learn from a generations-old master craftsman as he shapes ordinary crystals into perfect optical lenses. Discover the mysteries of the circle of white stones on the magnificent Danigala ‘Alien’ mountain and reflect on the origin of its famous and unusual astrological drawings, dance in the moonlight to the enchanting songs of the singing fish of Batticaloa or ride an elephant of Asia, even go out in search of the magnificent and elusive Sri Lankan leopard or sail alongside frolicking dolphins and titanic pods of whales.

From our valleys to our mountain peaks, from our flora to our fauna, from our rivers to our oceans, the possibilities for discovery are endless, and Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts has everything any traveler needs to carve out their own Sri Lankan adventure. -remarkable lanka and connect with the diverse and wonderful people who call it home.

The Island of a Thousand Treasures campaign is the must-have interactive digital guide, designed for content creators, influencers, tourists and adventurers to help them plan and find their own intrepid adventure in Sri Lanka.

Crafters and Crafters, Attractions, Experiences and Tours can all reach out and join Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts’ “Island of a Thousand Treasures” initiative, to become a valued partner, stakeholder and beneficiary of his success.

Whether you’re a content creator, influencer, or vacationer with a keen eye for a great story, you can get involved by sharing your trip with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts through the Island of a Thousand Treasures website or on your own. Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube channels, tagging @CinnamonHotels and #OneIslandThousandTreasures. Our esteemed panel of experts will review each entry and reward content creators with a treasure trove of amazing discounts, freebies and unique getaways, presented by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, in association with ‘Sri Lanka Tourism’ and with our creative partner ‘Dentsu Grant’.

For more details on how you or your business can be part of the ‘Island of a Thousand Treasures’ initiative, visit or follow Cinnamon Hotels on social media.

About Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is a diversified chain of hotels spanning Sri Lanka and the Maldives and a member of John Keells Holdings PLC, one of the largest publicly traded conglomerates in Sri Lanka, with diverse interests in sectors ranging from leisure, transportation, real estate, consumer food. and retail, financial services, information technology, business process operations at plantations.

This pioneering hotel chain was launched at the World Travel Market in London on November 14, 2005. Since its launch, it has been a unique experience at Cinnamon and has steadily grown to become the first choice for travelers to Sri Lanka. The Cinnamon brand offers a portfolio of hotels that are dynamic and modern, colorful and inspiring, unwaveringly hospitable and committed to meeting the varied and demanding needs of our guests.

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is the pinnacle of Sri Lankan hospitality through comfort, creativity, discovery and inspired living. Each property is designed to enhance and complement the local environment, character, culture and traditions of the area it serves. From jungle cabins to urban luxury, overwater villas in the Maldives to beach chalets in Sri Lanka, each resort is designed to take you on a memorable journey of discovery. With three City properties in Colombo, eight Resort properties around Sri Lanka and four Resorts in the Maldives, and a host of exciting new projects on the horizon, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is your trusted partner and guide to “The Jewel of the Ocean Indian”. ‘ and its timeless and fascinating ‘Emerald Isle’.

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