Our Heritage – Steuart Holidays and the George Steuart Group
Our Heritage Steuart Holidays – George Steuart & Co. Ltd, the oldest mercantile establishment in Sri Lanka adheres to a tradition of flawless excellence in business which has made the company flourish over the years whilst contributing towards the economical development of Sri Lanka.
Founded in 1835 by a high principled sea captain, James Steuart along with his brothers Joseph and George set up in Ceylon Merchant Bankers operating on a modest scale. Gradually and steadily the company grew from its original business into an agency house.
In 1954, George Steuart & Co.Ltd was incorporated and became a limited liability company. Over the years, the company and flourished and grown steadily with a spectrum of conglomerates in the fields of export tea, pharmaceutical distribution, travel and ticketing, airline representation, property development, freight forwarding, insurance and higher education.