Abercrombie and Kent, one of the worlds’ leading high end travel firms will start operating to the Sri Lankan market effective from September, 2013. This was revealed by the firm’s CEO Mr. Ian Coghlan, when he met the Minister of Economic Development , Basil Rajapaksa in Colombo last week.
Coghlan told the Minister that Abercrombie and Kent will focus on sending high end tourists to Sri Lanka from various destinations in the world. The firm’s local partner is United Holidays (Private ) Limited.
The firm which has a global network of 63 offices in 30 countries is also planning to train selected Sri Lankan hotel staffs to meet luxury standards in the future.
Founded in 1962, Abercrombie & Kent is the world's foremost luxury travel company, delivering inspiring experiences in the world's greatest destinations through a global network of 50 offices. In year 2012 Abercrombie & Kent group of companies recorded 58% of sales from north America,16% from uk,8% from Australia and Asia.