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Shangri-La's Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka Announces Moshi Perera As General Manager

Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka is delighted to announce that Moshi Perera has been appointed as the hotel’s new General Manager. Set to join the team this month, Perera will be responsible for the management of the 300-room property, including twenty-one exclusive suites, and will oversee all operations and teams within the hotel. Perera will continue to establish Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa as one of the leading luxury hotels in the country, following its opening in June 2016.

Perera has over twenty years’ experience in the hospitality industry and has worked across the globe from London to the UAE for some of the world’s leading hospitality brands. Perera joins the Shangri-La brand for the first time having recently worked as Cluster General Manager for Fairmont, The Norfolk & Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Kenya which saw Perera develop the brand in East Africa and lead operational activities. Prior to this, Perera was General Manager in Kazakhstan, Zurich and Egypt with Hyatt International.

Perera’s attention for detail, hands on management approach and wealth of experience means that he will be an invaluable addition to the Shangri-La’s Hambantota team. Commenting on his appointment, General Manager, Moshi Perera enthuses:

“I am delighted to be working with the team here at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa. It’s certainly an exciting time to be in Sri Lanka with the dramatic rise in tourism the country has seen over the past few years and I’m proud to be a part of this key change. I’m looking forward to showcasing a new level of service to guests and to making their experience of Hambantota even more memorable.”

Set beside the Indian Ocean and framed by swaying king coconut trees, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa is located on Sri Lanka’s ancient Spice Route, along the island’s lush, unspoiled Southern coastline. With 145 acres of tropical gardens, there is ample space at this striking property for guests to unwind within the spectacular surroundings, and make full use of the impressive facilities. Notable include CHI Ayurveda Spa, three swimming pools and a unique Artisan Village celebrating local arts and crafts and an array of al fresco dining options. It is also the only resort with an 18-hole golf course in Sri Lanka. Designed by internationally acclaimed Golf Architect Rodney Wright, it offers world-class facilities, a recently launched golf membership programme and the hosting of regional and international golf tournaments.

For more information and reservation: Tel: +94 47 7 888 888, slht@shangrila.com or visit www.shangri-la.com/hambantota/shangrila

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit www.shangri-la.com.