Sri Lanka

  • Tourism is top forex earner for Sri Lanka

     Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Official data showed here Tuesday that Sri Lankan tourism has emerged as the second highest foreign exchange earner for the country, beating the island country’s lucrative garment industry which held this position for the past eight years since 2010.   …

  • Tourism informed to fill in the shortage in talent

     Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    As professional bodies urge the Government to impose constraint on worker migration, the regulator of the tourism industry cautioned yesterday that it is going through increasing pressure to issue additional work visas for hospitality professionals to work at international hotel …

  • Sri Lanka’s visitor arrivals rose by 6.2 percent in May

     Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Visitor arrivals in Sri Lanka increased by nearly 6.2 percent in May as compared to the same month last year with more than 129,000 tourists visiting the island nation according to statistics from the Tourism Ministry that were revealed on …

  • Sri Lanka trying hard to guarantee safety of visitors

     Thursday, April 19, 2018

    John Amaratunga, the Sri Lankan Tourism Minister has guaranteed to make sure that the safety of tourists coming to the island country and has organized extra security in various tourist hot spots, as reported by the local media on Wednesday. …

  • MD, Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau states France, UK emerging target markets for Sri Lanka

     Monday, March 26, 2018

          Travel And Tour World converses with Sutheash Balasubramaniam, Managing Director of Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau in an exclusive interaction at the ITB Berlin 2018. He is a top industry professional with high expertise, both locally and internationally …

  • Sri Lanka witnesses 19% more Chinese tourist arrivals in February

     Friday, March 9, 2018

    Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2018 continues to grow in double digits for the second consecutive month in February.   China reclaimed the leading spot as the largest tourist sourcing nation after a lapse of 18 months as per …

  • Tourists informed Kandy returning to normalcy steadily

     Friday, March 9, 2018

    The tourism authorities of Sri Lanka issued a statement on the present situation in Kandy on Thursday afternoon.   They mentioned that tourists could now be able to resume their travel plans to the hill capital and went on to …

  • Global marketing campaign for tourism promotion to be launched by Sri Lanka

     Thursday, February 22, 2018

      An official mentioned that Sri Lanka will launch a global marketing campaign starting from next month to attract more and more tourists to the country.     Felix Rodriguez, consultant to the Tourism Promotion Minister stated that Sri Lanka …

  • Sri Lanka to witness the 18th HRAWI Regional Convention

     Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) had declared that it has plans of hosting its 18th Regional Convention in Colombo in Sri Lanka.   HRAWI is ready to host the Regional Convention overseas.   It is scheduled …

  • Sri Lanka expects 4.4 lakh tourists from India

     Monday, February 5, 2018

    Officials mentioned that the growing number of tourists from India in Sri Lanka might come to 4.4 lakh this year.     The officials of the Sri Lanka Tourism stated that it is a destination for all seasons and  a …


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