Kamal Munasinghe recognised as Hospitality Sector Business Leader of the Year
Kamal Munasinghe, Area Vice President Colombo Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and General Manager, Cinnamon Grand Colombo was recognised as the Hospitality sector Business Leader of the Year at the annual CEO Awards held recently.
Veteran hotelier and industry powerhouse Kamal Munasinghe was previously the General Manager for Alila Bangsar Kuala Lumpur (a Hyatt Hotels Corporation property). Munasinghe has nearly three decades of international and local hospitality expertise in managing luxury hotel brands including several local hotels.
Some of his most notable career accomplishments have been the opening of the first-ever Alila in Malaysia; a 410-room refurbishment of the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur; and introducing the Liquid Sky Bar at Renaissance Riverside Saigon, to name a few.
His passion for giving back to communities also led him to spearhead meaningful CSR initiatives that has now won the PATA Gold Award for Community and Social Responsibility just last year.
Munasinghe was first appointed as General Manager of both Cinnamon Grand Colombo and Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo as a part of the restructuring that took place at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts post-pandemic.