Manager Public Relations, Unawatuna Beach Resorts (Pvt) Ltd, (UBR)
Sampath hails from Galle Sri Lanka, an old boy of one of the top schools in the South, mahinda College. After obtaining his Hospitality Diploma at Ceylon Hotel School in 1995, he chose Front Office Operations. He progressed from small hotels to the 5-star Galadari Hotel in Colombo as a Management Trainee in Reception. Sampath progressed in his career and by 2009 he was selected to move to Dubai as Assistant Front Office Manager at The Radisson SAS Resort & Spa. Responsible for managing a large team of different nationalities in Dubai, he taught himself German, Hindi, Arabic, Urdu and Russian to add to his English and native Sinhala. Marriage brought him and his family back to Sri Lanka in 2013, where he has been responsible for the Front Office operations and Public Relations at Unawatuna Beach Resort ever since. Sampath is the public face of the hotel and his customer relations skills are unsurpassed.