Published on : Tuesday, July 2, 2019
A group of 30 travel agents conducted the discussion with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and the Chinese travel agents who are on a tour here expressed positive feedback on Sri Lanka.
They were impressed by its culture, beauty and world-renowned hospitality and they discussed on increasing charter flights between Sri Lanka and China and more promotional activities.
According Sri Lanka’s Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs John Amaratunga the government aims to welcome more Chinese tourists to visit Sri Lanka this year as Sri Lanka was an advantageous destination for Chinese tourists in terms of cost, food and culture.
Mandarin-speaking tour guides and staff in all hotels and tourist sites across the country are present for the benefit of Chinese tourists.
More Chinese tour guides would also be invited to promote Sri Lanka. It was observed that this year Sri Lanka has received over 55,000 Chinese tourists and China is the third leading market for Sri Lanka tourism.
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