|We believe that forging strategic
partnerships is foresighted and sound corporate policy. Join
Aitken Spence in exciting global ventures in up-market tourism,
advanced logistic services and infrastructure development
In Travel, our relationship with TUI, the largest integrated
tourism group in the world, has grown from strength to strength
and is now a Joint Venture. As the longest standing GSA in
the Singapore Airlines network, we have represented Singapore
Airlines in Sri Lanka since their debut in 1974.
One of the top three express companies both worldwide and
in Sri Lanka, TNT International Express has been collaborating
with the Aitken Spence Group in the Logistics sector for the
past 26 years.
The world’s leading insurance company providing specialist
insurance services, has consistently placed its confidence
in Aitken Spence. Lloyd’s of London is present in all leading
ports of the world and Aitken Spence has been their agent
In the Power sector too, the Company is associated with leading
names in development, such as Caterpillar Power Ventures of
USA, CDC Globeleq UK, Wartsila Finland OY and Banaras House
In an inspiring recent enterprise within the Hotels sector,
Six Senses Spas, one of the world’s leading spa chains, have
opened their spas in leading Aitken Spence Hotels, Heritance
Kandalama, the Tea Factory and a spa complex proposed at Heritance
Ahungalla on a pioneering joint-management basis. Ramada International
has signed a franchise agreement with us to brand one of our
beach properties under their name with management done by
Giving us more global credence, OTIS appointed Aitken Spence as their sole agent in 1989. Otis Elevator Co., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, is the world's
largest manufacturer, installer and maintainer of elevators,
escalators, moving walkways and other people-moving systems.
|UTC is the 20th largest manufacturer in
the U.S., which is present in over 4000 locations in 62 countries.
We are responsible for distribution of all OTIS products in
Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
In Financial Services too, our corporate standing has been
recognised as principal agents in Sri Lanka for Western Union
Money Transfer, the leading provider in global money transfer
services. Western Union with its affiliates operate through
a network of more than 305,000 agent locations in over 200
countries and territories.
We feel privileged to be associated with some of the world’s
largest shipping lines. In a new enterprise in South Africa,
we ventured into the field of efficiency improvement and port
management services in Durban, the busiest port in Africa
and operated by Transnet, the biggest player in the Southern
African transport arena. We are considering similar ventures
with several port operators internationally.