Published on : Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a mega promotional campaign in Thailand to attract tourists from short-haul markets after seeing a sharp decline in arrivals following the Easter Sunday attacks that claimed over 300 lives, which created mayhem in travel and tourism industry.
It is according to the Tourism Ministry of Sri Lanka, this tourism campaign will kick off in Thailand with the participation of 20 Sri Lanka destination management companies promoting the island country’s scenic locations and food at two separate travel events. These promotional programmes are being carried out on the strength of security assurances given by the defense authorities that all necessary precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of both national and international tourists.
It said Thailand, which shares a close relationship with Sri Lanka especially through Buddhism, has been selected as the first country to carry out the new series of promotional campaigns.