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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

Confifi gears to cater Muslim Travellers

By Quintus Perera - Asian Tribune

Colombo, 18 February, (Asiantribune.com): Confifi Group of Hotels with its three Beruwela coastline hotels – Eden Resort and Spa, Riverina Hotel and Club Palm Garden have become popular destination among both Sri Lankans and resident expatriates and in their expanding clientele there is a growing segment of Muslim travelers.

In a bid to cater the Muslim travelers in their best traditional way Confifi Group among other things recently introduced special facilities as the Quiblah direction marked in every resort bedroom. A copy of the Holy Quran is placed in the bedrooms booked by Muslim guests and is also available at the hotel’s reception on request.

All three hotels - Eden Resort & Spa, Riverina Hotel and Club Palm Garden – also have an exclusive Prayer Room with Prayer Mats. Furthermore all Confifi hotels abstain from serving pork products in their menus and are strict to ensure that all other kinds of fresh meats are Halal and procured only from Halal certified suppliers.

Tony Maheswaran, Director/General Manager - Marketing & Sales, Confifi Group said that Muslims today form an integral part of the Sri Lankan and international community . Since they at Confifi have a tradition of catering to the diverse needs of their multi-ethnic and multi-religious clientele, they thought it fit to introduce some special features to cater to the unique needs of these patrons.

"Recognising the multi-ethnic and multi-religious individuality of both our patrons and staff, we have always placed great importance onThey also give special emphasis in celebrating national events with cultural and religious importance in Sri Lanka.

Christmas, the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Vesak, Independence Day are some examples. With their new facilities and the growing number of Muslim travellers, Confifi Group is well groomed to gain 'Preferred Destination' status among such travelers in the future", Maheswaran added.

- Asian Tribune -

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