Aitken Spence Elevators has worked with the Pearl Group of Hotels as the exclusive elevator solutions provider for its newest unveiling – the Pearl Grand Tower Hotel. The project situated central to the commercial district of Sri Lanka enclosed by many other luxury developments and will rank among Sri Lanka’s growing tier of premium properties.
The Pearl Group of Hotels engaged with Aitken Spence Elevators, the exclusive distributor for Otis elevators in Sri Lanka, to install and maintain ten (10) Otis high-speed elevators, which serves up to 42 floors with up to 3.5 mps speed, following a rigorous selection and evaluation process.
Otis, the world’s leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, was founded over 160 years ago, and offers products and services in approximately 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Speaking on the development, Sebi Joseph, President, Otis India region commented, “As a leading presence in the elevator and people moving industry, we are always looking to enable our prestigious clientele with the best service that they can get. We are delighted to have got the opportunity to follow in line with that vision as we have done, and we look forward to doing the same in this project”
‘’It is a privilege to work with Pearl Group of Hotels for The Pearl Grand Tower Hotel. Otis is a natural choice for a prestigious project like Pearl Grand Tower Hotel because of the reliability and performance that Otis elevators promise. Pearl Group of Hotels, a reputed group, signing us on as exclusive partners speaks volumes of the trust that they have put in Otis and Aitken Spence” said Surendar Mariappan – Joint Managing Director of Aitken Spence Elevators.
As a leading global brand, Otis has continued to pioneer sustainable building concepts through its advocacy of low energy consumption elevators. The Otis SkyRise™ elevator is a high-rise gearless traction elevator heralded as a premiere high-speed elevator system, designed and engineered for the world’s most prestigious skyscrapers and high-rise residential and commercial buildings. Energy efficiency is a primary concern for high-rise developments such as the Pearl Grand Tower Hotel, and Otis elevators perform exceptionally in this area.
Otis has also incorporated its revolutionary CompassPlus™ destination management system, which uses interactive keypads and destination input in the place of traditional up-down buttons. The system acts like a virtual concierge, and gets passengers to their destinations with less waiting and fewer stops than conventional dispatching systems.
Commenting on the signing, Chairman of Pearl Group of Hotels, Adam Lebbe Mohamed Faris added, “for those needing tranquility even in the busy city of Colombo, the Pearl Grand Hotel is an ideal place to relax, unwind and experience modern luxuries and the world class hospitality we offer. With this value proposition in mind, we were keen on finding the perfect elevator solution and Otis elevators have fit the bill perfectly. As a global leader in the industry, Otis has placed itself at a position where some of the tallest, most prestigious structures in the world have chosen their services. We are happy to have made the right choice for our new project.”