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EXPOLANKA HOLDINGS PLC
INTEGRATED ANNUAL REPORT 2021/22
As Sri Lanka's travel industry moves towards more
significant consolidation with smaller players exiting
the market over the longer term, I believe it will allow
more prominent players to gain captive market share.
Classic Travel will continue to focus on maintaining
the highest customer service standards and building
on its core strength of being the most reliable travel
This is only the start of our journey, and I sincerely
believe that the Expo Group has much more to
achieve over the next several years as we surge
ahead with our growth plans. We will continue
our growth journey focusing on developing our
infrastructure, further strengthening our competencies,
expanding into new markets, deploying our
technology competencies, and attracting the right
resources across the organization to deliver solid and
sustainable returns to all our stakeholders.
I would like to thank the Board for their insight, vision,
and leadership in enabling the Expo Group to deliver
its best-ever performance to date amid a pandemic. I
would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Akira Oyama
for his service as a Director of Expolanka Holdings
PLC and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
I also extend a warm welcome to Mr. Bokuto
Yamauchi to the Board of Expolanka Holdings PLC.
Let me also take this opportunity to thank all our
leadership teams and our employees worldwide
who have worked tirelessly under challenging
conditions with sincere dedication and commitment.
I am immensely proud of how you have risen to the
challenge to do what is needed to support your
respective companies in these unprecedented
I am equally grateful for the ongoing support received
from our customers, business partners, and
shareholders. This past year has only strengthened
our ties which I hope will pave the way for us to work
together to meet our stakeholder commitments while
always being conscious of the environmental and our
commitment to social responsibility.
Executive Director and Group CEO