Executive House Keeper, Unawatuna Beach Resorts (Pvt) Ltd.
Thissa joined UBRPL in 2013 after working for some of the largest hotel groups operating in Sri Lanka and the Middle East, including the UK’s intercontinental Group (IHG) and Dubai’s Jumeirah Group. Thissa was part of the opening team of Jumeirah Dubai, the first 7-star class hotel in the world. Thissa started his career in 1983 as a Room Boy at the Intercontinental Colombo, and he progressed through the IHG management training to become a trainer himself. From working exclusively for large luxury hotels in 2019, he moved to the luxury villa sector and was a part of the opening team at Cocoon Resort, Induruwa, a Sri Lankan beach area.
Unawatuna Beach Resort is widely respected for its excellent Housekeeping Department, the cleanliness of its rooms and facilities, and the friendly service of its room boys, all a quiet testament to Thissa’s abilities.