“To reach the level of a leading brand with
exceptional service excellence to all
stakeholders through innovation in product,
pricing, and ethical business practices whilst
adapting to changing trends”
This Brand will totally focus on offering Tours in Sri Lanka for Foreign Visitors, for the Sri Lankan Traveler out of the Island Tours and Holidays, arranging of Cruise holidays as well as issuing airline tickets, travel insurance and assisting in visa formalities. We also facilitate the required corporate meetings overseas, booking of theatre tickets, dinner cruises, etc.
The MICE team is well focused in top logistic management in Sri Lanka, organizing exciting incentive holidays coupled with branding and Gala dinners, leadership building activity, meetings and conferences to a precise plan combined with meditation and yoga programmes.
A very passionate service, that’s extended in Sri Lanka for foreign film productions. Here again high priority is extended to Logistic Management. The data compiled with diverse locations and sites will help the client sourcing locations and sites with the minimum time spent, whilst services include the entire management of logistics and finances. Anything and everything that is required for the foreign film production will be met by our Eye to filming.
In the beginning there was a vision… and the will to transform it into reality. The unfolding pages trace our growth, from strength to strength, to our current position as an established and admired name in the corporate arena.
Over the years, we have established ourselves as a professional Destination Management Company (DMC), covering a wide range of interests and activities including
General Circuit Tours
giving a true taste of paradise, touring wide and varied parts of the island.
Soft Adventure Tours
hiking, biking, white water rafting and trekking through the hidden trails of nature as well as back roads of Sri Lanka. Also create opportunities for interactive experiences with locals.
Special Interest Tours
Bird Watching, indepth Archaeological Tours, Golfing, Photographic Tours, Whales and Dolphin watching, to name a few.
The best of a tropical beach holiday, that can cater to all seasons and entire year round being an island, taking the advantage of change of tide and weather from west to east and vice versa.
Ayurveda and Wellness
offering holistic treatments of time tested remedies for the health conscious
Heritage and Character Properties
for the high networth clients.
Wedding & Honeymoon
Sri Lankan style weddings, including ‘Poruwa’ ceremony.
to South India and the Maldives.
different types and a choice of ground transport and domestic air travel.
We cater to diverse interests of our clients – from cruises, pilgrimages, shopping tours and wildlife safaris, to snow tours such as glaciers, Arctic Cruises and the Himalayas. The entire Outbound travel requirements of our clients are handled from beginning to end, under a single package – ticketing, airport pick up, transportation, hotel accommodation, tickets at entrance to theme parks, dinner cruises, theatre bookings etc. Professional Partnerships and our connections in over 50 destinations are our clients’ assurance of an enjoyable and hassle-free holiday.
For the top-end corporate traveller, our team of dedicated staff provides an efficient and personalized service. These include cost-effective airfares, hotel accommodation, insurance, rent-a-car, airport transfers, ground transportation including train tickets, as well as maximizing benefits from frequent flyer programmes. Our good relationship built through high integrity with Diplomatic missions expedites managing visa processing.
The Outbound Travel Division has grown steadily since its incepton, enjoying good returns, as well as stability.
NKar is the Sri Lankan counterpart of a Global Corporate Travel Partnership that covers 87 countries. Our corporate passengers are assisted through the partner network FCM Travel Solutions in case of emergency situations and when support is required for any changes of plan at the other end.
Mr. Nilmin Nanayakkara, Managing Director of Nkar Travels & Tours(Pvt) Limited, is a dynamic personality with over 35 years’ experience in the Travel, Tourism & Airline Industries. He was invited to be the President of the IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka for the year 1997-1998. Served in the capacity of Vice President of the Travel Agents Association of Sri Lanka in 2001/2002 and also served on the Tourism Advisory Committee to the Minister of Tourism in the year 2007/2008. Mr Nanayakkara was elected as the President of The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) for the year 2010-2011 and re-appointed as President for the year 2011-2012.
In the year 2010 he was the youngest member in the Industry to be presented with a ‘Legend Award’ by IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka in recognition of his contribution to the Industry. Mr Nanayakkara has been serving as a Board Member of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau since 2010, appointed by the Minister of Economic Development. He holds a responsible portfolio on the Board
Chairman of NKar Travels & Tours (Pvt) Limited, is former Chairman of the Private Tea Factory Owners Association and a past Director of the Sri Lanka Tea Board. He also held the position of Managing Director, Devagiri Plantations Limited for a period of 40 years and of Iddamaldeniya Estates Limited for 16 Years.
MRS. WASANTHA NANAYAKKARA
Attorney at Law, is a former Deputy Commissioner of the Inland Revenue Department of Sri Lanka. Currently she is involved in the Human Rights Commission.
MRS, MANOSHRI NANAYAKKARA
is the Managing Partner of Y N Printers, which is synonymous with modern printing technology in Sri Lanka.
MRS. SWARNA MEEGAMA
A Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colombo, is the Group Secretary and Coordinator.
MRS. RANJANI TENNAKOON
Director and Board Member.
MRS. LANKA PANDITHARATNE
Director and Board Member.
MRS. DHARMA GAMMAMPILA
a Lawyer by profession, is the Director HR & Legal for Devagiri and NKar Group of Companies, She serves as non-executive member of the Board of Directors of People’s Bank of Sri Lanka.
has a doctorate in Organic Agriculture, and an MPhil (Sri Lanka) and a B.Sc. (Calif) in Agriculture. He is the former Minister of Agricultural Technology and Crop Productivity. Presently, he is the Managing Director of Devagiri Plantations Limited and Iddamaldeniya Estates Limited.
MR ASANGA NANAYAKKARA
is a Production Engineer (M.I.E,, M.I.E,T.). Also an entrepreneur managing a fleet of Motor Coaches for tourist transportation. He is also the Director Accounts and Administration of Devagiri Plantations Limited and Iddamaldeniya Estates Limited.
DEVAGIRI GROUP (PVT) LIMITED
Devagiri Group (Pvt) Limited established in 1948, is situated in the South of Sri Lanka and owns 550 acres of tea and rubber. The Group owns one of the largest and most sophisticated tea factories with a capacity of 100,000 kgs per month. The rubber factory produces a large volume of smoked rubber sheets.
IDDAMALDENIYA ESTATES LIMITED
Iddamaldeniya Estates Limited was bought over by Devagiri Group in 1997. Since then the factory has been fully overhauled and refurbished from time to time and the factory now has a capacity of producing 50,000 kgs of made tea per month. Iddamaldeniya is yet another modernized tea factory in the low grown plantations.
DEVAGIRI HOTELS (PVT) LIMITED
The Group ventured into the hotel sector in 1983, with the establishment of Hotel Club Lanka, a Tourist Beach Resort at Ahangama on the Southern coast. This 33-roomed hotel in 2005 did a name change to ‘Insight Resort’ with a change of product and the trend. This property is well accepted as a good 3* quality product by all partnering tour operators. The property also extends conference facilities for small groups. Plans are underway to construct another 22 rooms to make the resort to be a 55 roomed property.
Corporate Head Ofﬁce NKAR Travels & Tours (Pvt) Ltd
45, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka.
Telephone – (+94 11) 2564584
Fax – (+94 11) 2564587
Email – email@example.com
Company Secretaries Devagiri coordinating ofﬁce,
No 179/1, Nawala Road,
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
Telephone – +94 11 2819256
Fax – +94 11 2769405
Auditors BDO Partners City Ofﬁce,
126 2/1,2nd Floor,
Sir Baron Jayathilake Mawatha,
Colombo 01, Sri Lanka.
Telephone – +94 11 2422970
Fax – +94 11 2439889
Email – bdocityofﬁce@bdo.lk
Bankers Peoples Bank, Corporate Division
35, ANCL Building.
D. R. Wijewardena Mw,
Colombo 10, Sri Lanka
Telephone – +94112302651
Fax – +94112331887