World Tourism Day celebration at Jetwing Lighthouse hotel
The Sri Lanka hotels chain, Jetwing, has been celebrating World Tourism Day at Jetwing Lighthouse with this year's "Tourism and Biodiversity" theme and the help of the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa.
Jetwing, the Sri Lanka hotels chain, celebrated World Tourism Day with the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa, under this year's theme, "Tourism and Biodiversity."
The special celebrations took place at Jetwing Lighthouse in Galle amid natural surroundings comprising palm trees and landscaped gardens, where Dr. Godahewa took part in a tree planting activity which was part of the Jetwing Eternal Earth Project.
The luxury all inclusive Indian Ocean resort is just one of Jetwing's eco-friendly Sri Lanka hotels and it situated on a hilltop upon 7 acres of beautiful grounds. The hotel features 60 rooms and three suites each featuring decor and furnishings reflecting the city of Galle's history and authentic design.
The secluded hotel offers tranquil and eco-friendly Sri Lanka holidays and a range of top end facilities for its visitors, whilst maintaining sustainable development.
Guests can choose from a selection of gourmet restaurants featuring exquisite local and international dishes, and breathtaking views looking out over the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.
Facilities at the luxury resort include a pampering spa, two swimming pools, a children's' swimming pool, flood-lit tennis courts, squash, table tennis, a fully-equipped gymnasium and relaxing yoga sessions.
Tourists can take excursions to the Galle Fort or shopping markets; the thriving wildlife of three nearby rainforests; and the historic village temple. Jetwing Lighthouse is also a fantastic place to spot the spectacular blue and sperm whales or enjoy hiking along the beautiful nature trails.
The Jetwing Eternal Earth Project (JEEP) enables the hotel company to implement environmental initiatives, which demonstrates its commitment to the environment through education. The JEEP initiative at Jetwing Huna Falls allows guests to offset carbon footprints and donate the money to much-needed causes.
Jetwing Hotels owns and operates a series of award-winning hotels across the island nation of Sri Lanka, specialising in promoting sustainable tourism and supporting environmental developments.
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