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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2422

Colombo Hilton commences 2008 on a pleasant note

By Quintus Perera - Asian Tribune

Colombo, 12 January, (Asiantribune.com): Colombo Hilton commenced 2008 felicitating the first 21 babies born on January 1, at the Castle Street Maternity Hospital, as part of their on-going festivities to mark the 21st Anniversary of the Hotel.Ms. Gigi De Silva, Marketing Communications Manager, Hilton Colombo along with Ms F Hanna with her baby first born in 2008 at 12.04 am at Castle Street Maternity Hospital and the hamper presented.Ms. Gigi De Silva, Marketing Communications Manager, Hilton Colombo along with Ms F Hanna with her baby first born in 2008 at 12.04 am at Castle Street Maternity Hospital and the hamper presented.

The first baby, a girl, among the 21 babies was given birth by the mother, F Hanna of Malwana at 12.04 am on First January. Hampers were gifted to the mothers of these 21 babies presented on 2nd January at the bedside in the Hospital Wards and the gift baskets included essentials for new-born, including such items like baby lotions, cologne, soap, bibs, feeding bnottle, napkins etc.

Dr Wimal Karandagoda, Director, Castle Street Maternity Hospital, appreciated the timely gesture and said that Castle Street Maternity Hospital become one of the best hospitals in Sri Lanka and also has received international acclamation.

William Costley, General Manager, Hilton Colombo has commented that the events to felicitate their 21st anniversary have been unique and ground breaking for Sri Lankan Tourism. He said that they had a number of events since they launched their 21st year in the country and decided to kick off the New Year in an auspicious note by felicitating the first 21 babies born this year at the Castle Street Maternity Hospital.

Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,800 hotels and 480,000 rooms in 76 countries and territories, including 100,000 team members worldwide.

The Hilton Family of hotels adheres to founder Conrad Hilton's philosophy that it has been and continued to be, their responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.

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