Awards & Recognition

  • Ranweli Holiday Village has been rewarded with a HolidayCheck Award 2014!
  • Ranweli Holiday Village has been recognized as a 2013 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards Finalist.
  • EUSWITCH Asia Greening Hotels Awards 2013 - Ranweli Holiday Village has been adjudged the EUI SWITCH Asia Best Green Hotel, Runner Up in large Hotels (over 50 Rooms) & Boutique Hotels Category)
  • EU SWITCH Asia - Greening Hotels Awards 2013 Ranweli Holiday Village has been adjudged the EUI SWITCH Water Conservation Champion in the Large Hotels (over 50 Rooms) & Boutique Hotels Category
  • Ranweli Holiday Village has been rewarded with a HolidayCheck Award 2013!
  • Ranweli has won the Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Award 2013!
  • EU SWITCH - Asia Greening Hotels AWARDS 2012 Certificate of Merit for Energy and Water Conservation and Waste Management in the Large Hotels (over 50 rooms) & Boutique Hotels Category
  • Ranweli receives Trip Advisor Certificate for 2012
  • Ranweli was included in a recent publication and is the only Sri Lankan property included. The book "Authentic Eco Lodges" is written by Mr. Hitesh Mehta who is one of the world's leaders in sustainable landscapes and a visionary in his field.
  • Ranweli receives food safety certifications
    HACCP - Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point or HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety and pharmaceutical safety that addresses physical, chemical, and biologicalhazards as a means of prevention rather than finished product inspection.
    ISO 22000 - ISO 22000 is a standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing with food safety,
  • Ranweli Holiday Village named as one of the Top 50 Eco-Lodges of 2009 by the editors of National Geographic Adventure magazine.
  • World Tourism Organization (WTO) recognizes Ranweli Holiday Village as one of the Top 55 enterprises that promote good practices in Ecotourism globally.
  • British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow Awards : Chosen as a highly commended project in the environmental experience category out of 75 entries from 38 countries in 2004.
  • USA Today , included Ranweli in an article titled "10 great places to tread lightly on Earth" in their August 2004 issue.
  • Winner of the first annual Ecoclub Ecolodge Award - 2004.
  • Virgin Holidays Silver Award for sustainable tourism - 2004.
  • Virgin Holidays Gold Award for best Eco Friendly hotel - 2004.
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) : National award for sustainability; integration of business within the environment in 2004.
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award : The former CEO, Mr. Chandra De Silva was the recipient of this award in 1999 for introducing Sustainable Nature Tourism to Sri Lanka.
  • Sri Lanka Green Award 1998 : Presented by the Sri Lanka Environmental Journalists Forum (SLEJF) in recognition of outstanding practical achievements in the protection and improvement of the environment.

 

** WHITE-BELLIED DRONGO Dicrurus caerulescens S. Podu Kauda
24cm. White vent Forked tail BrR-All Zones. Very common.

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranweli Holiday Village has been rewarded with a HolidayCheck Award 2014!
  • Ranweli Holiday Village has been recognized as a 2013 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards Finalist.
  • EUSWITCH Asia Greening Hotels Awards 2013 - Ranweli Holiday Village has been adjudged the EUI SWITCH Asia Best Green Hotel, Runner Up in large Hotels (over 50 Rooms) & Boutique Hotels Category)
  • EU SWITCH Asia - Greening Hotels Awards 2013 Ranweli Holiday Village has been adjudged the EUI SWITCH Water Conservation Champion in the Large Hotels (over 50 Rooms) & Boutique Hotels Category
  • Ranweli Holiday Village has been rewarded with a HolidayCheck Award 2013!
  • Ranweli has won the Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Award 2013!
  • EU SWITCH - Asia Greening Hotels AWARDS 2012 Certificate of Merit for Energy and Water Conservation and Waste Management in the Large Hotels (over 50 rooms) & Boutique Hotels Category
  • Ranweli receives Trip Advisor Certificate for 2012
  • Ranweli was included in a recent publication and is the only Sri Lankan property included. The book "Authentic Eco Lodges" is written by Mr. Hitesh Mehta who is one of the world's leaders in sustainable landscapes and a visionary in his field.
  • Ranweli receives food safety certifications
    HACCP - Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point or HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety and pharmaceutical safety that addresses physical, chemical, and biologicalhazards as a means of prevention rather than finished product inspection.
    ISO 22000 - ISO 22000 is a standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing with food safety,
  • Ranweli Holiday Village named as one of the Top 50 Eco-Lodges of 2009 by the editors of National Geographic Adventure magazine.
  • World Tourism Organization (WTO) recognizes Ranweli Holiday Village as one of the Top 55 enterprises that promote good practices in Ecotourism globally.
  • British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow Awards : Chosen as a highly commended project in the environmental experience category out of 75 entries from 38 countries in 2004.
  • USA Today , included Ranweli in an article titled "10 great places to tread lightly on Earth" in their August 2004 issue.
  • Winner of the first annual Ecoclub Ecolodge Award - 2004.
  • Virgin Holidays Silver Award for sustainable tourism - 2004.
  • Virgin Holidays Gold Award for best Eco Friendly hotel - 2004.
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) : National award for sustainability; integration of business within the environment in 2004.
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award : The former CEO, Mr. Chandra De Silva was the recipient of this award in 1999 for introducing Sustainable Nature Tourism to Sri Lanka.
  • Sri Lanka Green Award 1998 : Presented by the Sri Lanka Environmental Journalists Forum (SLEJF) in recognition of outstanding practical achievements in the protection and improvement of the environment.

 

** WHITE-BELLIED DRONGO Dicrurus caerulescens S. Podu Kauda
24cm. White vent Forked tail BrR-All Zones. Very common.