Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka Tourism attracts over $950 million investments

     Wednesday, August 11, 2021

    Foreign investment is a key driver of economic growth, as is the revenue generated via tourism. As one of its primary exports, tourism remains Sri Lanka’s calling card to the world. Over the last fifteen months (March 2020-June 2021) the …

  • Sri Lanka to develop five domestic airports to boost tourism

     Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    The Sri Lanka Government will soon develop five domestic airports at Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Hingurakgoda, Koggala and Ampara to boost tourism, Tourism Minister Parana Ranatunga said. There are 10 air strips which are already being maintained by the Sri Lanka Air …

  • TUI cancels holidays until July tourism season due to green list uncertainty

     Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    TUI has cancelled more holidays until next month at the earliest amid fears that the return of trips abroad may be delayed. The tour operator has already been forced to cancel flights and holidays to many Brit hotspots in recent …

  • Marriott International is going to Open The Courtyard By Marriott Brand in Sri Lanka

     Thursday, June 10, 2021

    Marriott International signed an agreement with Colombo City Centre Partners (Private) Limited, part of the Abans Group, one of Sri Lanka’s largest conglomerates with diversified interests in retail, real-estate development, environmental management and logistics to debut the Courtyard by Marriott …

  • Sri Lanka to allow foreign tourists to travel under Biosafety Bubble

     Monday, May 17, 2021

    Dhammika Wijesinghe, Director General of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said foreign tourists visiting the island would be able to travel under the Biosafety Bubble System according to health guidelines. She said the Director General of Health and …

  • For tourism, government will look for concessionary donor funds

     Monday, May 10, 2021

    For tourism, the Government is working hard on protecting concessionary multilateral funding. Last Thursday, a new lifeline for tourism has come up for discussion with Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the President of Sri Lanka, during the meeting to evaluate the progress of …

  • Sri Lanka to have its first-ever floating resort with agro-tourism theme

     Monday, April 19, 2021

    Sri Lanka is set to experience its first-ever floating resort with an agro-tourism theme that will feature around 50 floating cabanas. The Bolagala Floating Agro Tourism Resort in Katana, located close to the Negombo tourism hub, will be the latest …

  • Sri Lanka slowly introduces bio bubble travel for foreigners

     Friday, February 19, 2021

    Sri Lanka has slowly started permitting international tourists. However, they would have to enter under “bio bubbles” during their first two weeks on arrival. From January 2021, for leisure travelers, the Southeast Asian nation has exempted the requirements for quarantine, …

  • Sri Lanka reopens its tourism relation with India

     Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    In 2021, observing the spirit of resilience and renewed hope for tourism recovery, Sri Lanka has reopened its international borders for foreign tourists world over. To mark this momentous occasion, Resplendent Ceylon greets astute Indian guests back and is working …

  • Resplendent Ceylon welcomes Indian guests back

     Friday, January 29, 2021

    Celebrating the spirit of resilience and renewed hope for the revival of travel in 2021, Sri Lanka has now reopened its borders for international travellers around the world. To mark this momentous occasion, Resplendent Ceylon welcomes discerning Indian guests back …

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