Hilton will soon plant a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Sri Lanka’s Weerawila, bringing its current hotel pipeline in the country to seven.
Slated to start operations in 1Q2018, the 140-room DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila is located on the banks of Lake Weerawila in the town of Tissamaharama, within Hambantota district. It is also near to the Weerawila Bird Sanctuary, a nesting ground for hundreds of diverse bird species.
(From left) KDU Group’s Thushan Upasena, Susantha Pointo, and Saman Upasena; Hilton’s William Costley, and Kieran Bestall; and KDU Group’s Deelaka Upasena
According to Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, the Weerawila hotel will mark the upscale brand’s fourth upcoming property in Sri Lanka.
DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila will be managed by KDU Adventures, a subsidiary of KDU Group.