Upbeat on potential of the Australian market
Australia based - DMS Universal and its Sri Lanka travel and tourism arm – Bliss Travels recently announced that the Company hopes to build three hotels in Negombo, Uswetakeyyawa and Sigiriya banking on Sri Lanka’s fast-growing hotel industry.
“We are positive about Sri Lanka’s potential. To acquire the lands in these areas Bliss Travels has already spent US$ 108 million and we plan to invest another US$ 245 million for the hotel projects in addition to our Colombo apartment project,” Dr. Damian Fernando (PhD, MBA, B.Bus), Executive Director of DMS Universal.
DMS Universal is a private limited company incorporated and registered in Australia. Its core business is Construction and is engaged in apartment unit development in Melbourne. Its travel arm - Bliss Travels, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DMS Universal Pvt Ltd of Australia.
Bliss Travels established in 2010, is involved in airline ticketing, international hotel reservation, out bound holiday tours and travel insurance. Its Head Office is located in Little Colin Street, Melbourne Australia.
DMS universal as well known property development organization has established its name as reliable unit developer in Northern suburbs of Melbourne. So far the company has carried out nearly 10 constriction projects for the last four years.
Newest addition of DMS Universal, was initially (in 2012) named as ‘Exotic Island Pvt limited’. From this financial year, Exotic Island Pvt Limited is rebranded and re-launched for the Sri Lankan market as Bliss Travels - Sri Lanka.
Within short period of time Bliss Travels became one of leading travel agents in Melbourne due to its highly professional and friendly service.
Just after two years of inception, in 2013 Bliss Travels won Emirates’ Fastest Growing Travel Agent in Melbourne Award – jointly organize by Emirates and Orient Express Travel Group.
“Last four years through our outstanding seamless effort and unmatched services catering to specific client requirements, Bliss Travels has achieved a notable position in the industry. We have taken the challenge to break the general ideology that ‘clients do not get best service and best prices from the same place’ and we are happy to say that we were successful in breaking that myth,” said Dr. Damian Fernando (PhD, MBA, B.Bus), Executive Director of DMS Universal.
“Bliss Travels is blessed with qualified, experienced and friendly staff, waiting to offer a memorable travel experience to all our customers. We are proud of our achievements which would not have been possible without the dedication of our team; the staff of Bliss Travels. Our philosophy is simple; listen to our clients, understand their needs, deliver above expectations and consistently strive to improve our quality of service.”
Dr. Damian Fernando is the Chief Executive Officer of Bliss Travels Melbourne and Sri Lanka. Having 15 16 years Experience in Travel Trade (Sri-Lankan Airlines & Nkar Travels) & 7 years Experience as Economics, Tourism and Statistics lecturer at Victoria University Melbourne. He possesses a PhD in Tourism (Victoria University) and a MBA (Latrobe University Melbourne). Mrs. Madusha Fernando Director – Bliss TravelsDr. Damian Fernando - the Chief Executive Officer of Bliss Travels addressing the gatheringErrol Morris Manager Operations (Australia –Sri-Lanka), Dr. Damian Fernando (Chief Executive Officer of Bliss Travels), Mrs. Madusha Fernando (Director) and Assistant Manager Neelaka De MelNeelaka De Mel Assistant Manager