Oakwood has expanded its portfolio of serviced
apartments in Sri Lanka.
Scheduled to open in early 2016, Oakwood
Apartments Colombo is located in the prime residential area of
The 78 fully furnished and fully equipped
apartments comprise of 12 studio apartments and 66 one-bedroom
apartments. Facilities include a restaurant and bar, swimming pool
and fitness center. The property will be available to both long
and short-term stays.
Tilome Nanayakkara has been appointed as
general manager of the new property.
"We are truly excited
to open another Oakwood-branded property in Colombo and to be
extending our brand of accommodation offering to meet the needs of
travelers to Sri Lanka," said
Dean Schreiber, managing director of
Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd. "At the same time, we welcome Tilome to
the Oakwood family. With her years of experience in sales and operations, and her depth of knowledge of the local environment,
she brings invaluable expertise to meet the expectations of our
business owners, who are key to our growth as we seek to extend
our footprint and bring the Oakwood brand to greater heights."
Tilome Nanayakkara joins Oakwood from the
Global Towers Hotel in Colombo where she has been general manager
Starting her career with Taj Hotels in 1990 as a sales
manager, Nanayakkara joined Global Towers Hotel in 1995 in sales.
She was promoted to executive assistant manager in 2007, then to
general manager in 2008.
Nanayakkara holds a diploma in
Sales & Marketing from British Council Colombo 3. In addition to
English, she also speaks Sinhalese.
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