Our Story

We will always be the Hospitality Trendsetter

Our Story

Whittalls Travels is among the most storied names in the storied island of Sri Lanka. Since 1993, Whittalls Travels has been in the business of creating one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime experiences for the Kuoni traveller - curated and handpicked by our Travel Experts, our holiday itineraries are designed to give every traveller to our island a unique slice of Sri Lankan wanderlust.Today, our team designs holidays for everyone from solo travellers and honeymooners to group holidays and business travel. Our team - based at the Bandaranaike International Airport and selected resorts across the island - and our collective of award-winning guides and chauffeurs, truly embody Sri Lankan hospitality; their mission is nothing less than our customers’ utmost satisfaction.


We will always be the Hospitality Trendsetter

Why choose us?
  • US$ 3 million client insurance cover
  • Highly trained Travel Experts
  • Pool of qualified and highly experienced chauffeurs
  • National Tourist Board certified Tourist Guides
  • Modern transport fleet
  • ISO 90001 & ISO 140001 Quality certified
  • Destination management Company with a disaster recovery protocol
  • Value chain built through longstanding partnerships
  • End to End Customer Service Support - 24/7
  • Member of John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka's largest conglomerate
Travel Experts

Shannelle Tillekeratne fell in love with travel and the travel sector thanks to her mother. Today, while reading for her Masters’ in Travel Economics and Hospitality Management, she enjoys connecting with visitors to Sri Lanka looking for that one-off experience. Her knowledge of the country combined with a keen understanding of the different mindsets of travellers, makes her a valuable resource for clients.

Shannelle Tillekeratne


Vimukshi started her career path in tourism soon after graduating. She is an adventurer and a wildlife fanatic which has long been her main motivation for travelling. She loves to get away from the city at every opportunity she gets to explore different people, nature and landscapes. She understands the importance of delivery of service at each point of the process and ensures that every client is well looked after.

Vimukshi Dodangoda

Dilini Wickramaratne is a foodie and traveller who is continuously astounded by Sri Lanka's ability to surprise even its citizens. She has travelled the island thoroughly - whether it is the best beaches, the most insightful cultural points-of-interest, or Sri Lanka's wildlife, Dilini is your girl. She looks forward to sharing her passion for Sri Lanka, and making your dream Sri Lankan holiday come true.

Dilini Wickramaratne

Chirath Wijeweera’s passion for travel was influenced by his father who is a hotelier. While he is currently reading his Bachelor’s Degree in Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management he spends his spare time travelling his motherland and taking pictures and documenting his voyages via videos. Chirath looks forward to sharing his passion, stories and insights of Sri Lanka with you.

Chirath Wijeweera

Best Destination Loyal Partner (Foreign) Tour Operator

Best Destination Loyal Partner (Foreign) Tour Operator

Best Destination Loyal Partner (Conventional Category)

 Certificate of Achievement in recognition of Outstanding Performance and Customer Satisfaction by Kuoni

3rd Prize was presented to Whittalls Travels by our Dutch agent Shoestring

High Achiever award was presented to Whittalls Travels (for achieving high CSQ and NPS scores) by Kuoni

Destination Loyal Partner - Whittall Boustad (Travel) Ltd.

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