22 January, 2019
Galle Face Hotel, Colombo

About THINC Sri Lanka

Hotelivate is pleased to announce the 3rd Edition of Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka scheduled to be held on 22 January, 2019, at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. The conference will commence with an Opening Cocktail Reception Hosted by Shangri-La Group on 21 January 2019 at Kaema Sutra, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

This biennial conference emphasizes on the country's strong tourism potential by showcasing its growth and investment opportunities, while also addressing some of the critical challenges in the region. The event aims at attracting global attention to Sri Lanka and creating unparalleled value for all industry stakeholders with business interests in the country. The last two editions of the conference were very well received, bringing together close to 170 industry stakeholders, business leaders and key decision-makers from across 14 nations.

This year the program will feature a series of Keynotes by subject matter experts, Interviews with industry stalwarts, and a number of engaging Panel Discussions. Notable speakers at this year’s events include prominent leaders such as Binod Chaudhary, Chairman, CG Corp Global, John Flood, President and CEO, Archipelago International, Hishan Singhawansa, EVP and Sector Head Leisure Resort Hotels - Sri Lanka and Maldives, John Keells Group, Dilip Rajakarier, Chief Executive Officer, Minor Hotel Group & COO, Minor International and Thilan Wijesinghe, Chairman, National Agency for Public Private Partnership - Sri Lanka, to name of few.

The organizing committee thanks all speakers, sponsors, supporter and delegates for their continued support, and looks forward to welcoming you at the THINC Sri Lanka 2019!

Come THINC Sri Lanka with us!

2019 Notable Speakers

Who should attend?

  •  Owners
  •  Operators
  •  Real Estate Developers
  •  Investors
  •  Lenders
  •  Financial Advisors
  •  Investment Bankers
  •  Investment Fund Representatives
  •  Real Estate and Financial Intermediaries
  •  Architects, Designers and Planners
  •  Legal Advisors and Specialist Consultants
  •  Hotel Chain and Management Company Executives
  •  Hotel and Tourism Industry Entrepreneurs
  •  Government Agencies (Tourism, Planning and Investment)
  •  Public and Private Hotel, Tourism, and Convention Agencies

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International Delegates


Sponsor & Partners


Owners, Investors & Developers

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      Contact us


      For more information on THINC Sri Lanka, please contact:

      Swarn Jaitly
      Email: swarn@hotelivate.com
      Tel: +91 124 461 6000 ext. 25

      Jashan Dhaliwal
      Email: jashan@hotelivate.com
      Tel: +91 124 461 6000 ext. 63