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John Bendtsen Joins Centara Ceysands Resort in Sri Lanka as GM

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Mr. John Bendtsen has been appointed as general manager of Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa in Sri Lanka.

John is Australian and has 21 years of international hospitality industry experience gained from working in Oceanic and Asia, including several general management and regional management roles at leading resorts and hotels around Australia.

He has worked at Oakwood Residence Thonglor in Bangkok, Thailand, and then he joined Centara Hotels & Resorts at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives in the position of general manager in 2010, a position he held for two years.

 Prior to being appointed as general manager of Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, John was general manager of Centara Hotels & Resorts in Mauritius.

Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka is located on the Bentota Peninsula, at the southwest of the island, with the Bentota River on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other.

The resortís arrival lounge is situated at Aluthgama, on the inland side of the river, with guests travelling across the water by barge, a journey that takes two minutes.

The resort has 165 rooms and suites, including family residences, with all the accommodations featuring views across the river, or across the beach and the ocean.

Restaurant facilities include Cafť Bem, serving Sri Lankan and international cuisines along with buffets; 360 Seafood, which specialises in locally sourced seafood; and Ceylon Club, a lounge and bar serving a full range of snacks and beverages all day.

In addition to Spa Cenvaree, which offers traditional Sri Lankan, Indian and Thai treatments, there is a fitness centre, an oceanfront swimming pool with jacuzzi and a childrenís pool, a water sports centre, and a Kidsí Club with separate zones for the youngsters and the teens.

The resortís versatile events space can accommodate a wide-ranging number of functions including meetings, incentives groups, weddings and outdoor receptions, all supported by state of the art audiovisual equipment and the facilities available at the business centre.

The resort is just a few minutes from Aluthgama railway station. Colombo is reached in less than two hours by road and Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport is 100 kilometres away from the resort.

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