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Aitken Spence Hotels’ refocused expansion

Aitken Spence Hotels built some iconic Sri Lankan resorts in the 1990’s before shifting attention to expanding overseas. Since the long conflict ended here, Spence’s hotel unit has refocused on growing its Sri Lankan business. Its challenge is to maintain shareholder returns as it grows its inventory by 50%
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The vinyl resurgence

How people listen to music has changed more in the last five years than in the fifty years previously. So what’s behind the comeback of a century-old way of listening to music?
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Inside Colombo’s Super-Prime Real-Estate

Chandaka de Soysa is the top estate agent for Sri Lanka’s super prime real estate. Colombo’s wealthiest often seek his advice about prospects. With supply plentiful, we ask him if the prime and super-prime apartment market is frothy?