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CLIMATE change does not only affect the environment, it also affects the economic growth of countries. The new High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to PNG, Mr Sosasundaram Skandakumar said this when speaking about the impact of climate change on Sri Lanka and the need to address it collectively.
Currently, Sri Lanka ranks high on global indices for vulnerability to climate change and natural disasters where it stands at fourth position in the ...
IFC'sGlobal Head of Climate Strategy and Business Development Marcene D. Mitchell was in Colombo recently and spoke to Daily FTon how Sri ...
( Ju Montreal, Sri Lanka Guardian) The International Civil Aviation ... explaining its response to the effect of aircraft engine emissions on climate change.
He attended the Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) programme of a research study conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) and ...
In Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena himself asked for and obtained the additional portfolio of environmental protection. Despite divisions and ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan businesses are likely to suffer losses from the effects of climate change with hotels vulnerable to sea level rise and ...
Sept 20, 2018 (LBO) – Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could reduce GDP and living standards, ...
The World Bank is working closely with the Government of Sri Lanka to support climate resilience and adaptation to climate change. Under the Climate ...
Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could reduce GDP and living standards, a new World Bank report ...
Sept 20, Colombo; According to a new World Bank report, rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could ...
Climate change may bring down Sri Lanka's GDP, says new World Bank ... investments and strategies to build local resilience to climate change.
ECONOMYNEXT - Climate change could decrease Sri Lankan living standards around 4.9 to 7 percent by 2050 and wipe out up to 50 billion dollars in ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka's private sector should influence the government and put the country on climate change 'war footing' to better cope with ...
Building Sri Lanka's Resilience To Climate Change ... About 19 million people in Sri Lanka today live in locations that would become moderate or ...
38-year-old Sivasidambaram Vasugi is the General Manager of one of the first cooperative-owned seed paddy processing centers in Killinochchi, ...
The Government of Sri Lanka is taking steps to adapt to climate change, having established a Climate Change Secretariat under the Mahaweli ...
Sept 25, Colombo: While Sri Lanka has reduced poverty successfully, the key concern for Sri Lanka is the vulnerability to risks arising from climate ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka's government has been advised to offer incentives like tax breaks to encourage investments only in areas safe from the ...
COLOMBO, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's vulnerability to risks arising from climate change could cost the island country 7.0 percent of GDP, a World ...
The landmark UN report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius was released in South Korea on Monday after a week-long meeting of the ...
With Sri Lanka again being devastated by floods and landslides with about 60,000 people left homeless and at least nine dead and with hurricane ...
Sri Lanka, being a tropical country, is very much vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. As the country undergoes many changes in ...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka was ranked second in a report that considers countries most affected by Climate change in the year 2017 as per ...
Sri Lanka was among the countries most affected by climate change in 2017, according to research by the NGO Germanwatch. In its report 'Global ...
Reuters – For the Midwest regions in the United States, which are key agricultural areas, an increase in crop failures is predicted because of extreme ...
This Report should be thought of as a wake up call for climate-related action in Sri Lanka where Climate Change has clearly wreaked havoc in many ...
Tourism
AirAsia plan is put to Sri Lanka's government
Nepal-Sri Lanka diplomatic relations enter 60th year
Sri Lanka PM reveals plans to set up best tourism region in South Asia in the South
Tourism authorities to call fresh bids for digital campaign
Colombo Christmas Street 2017 opens to public today
Lanka port: China's plan worries India
President Sirisena calls on the spirit of Christmas to build peace and reconciliation
Sri Lanka President to open Colombo Christmas Street 2017
'Nepal Night' to promote tourism
Second world cruise with AIDAaura starts October 7, 2018
Sri Lanka to launch biggest tourism project next year in south
Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018
Low footfall worries key tourism players
NATTA concludes sales mission in India, Sri Lanka
SriLankan Airlines triumphs at World Travel Awards Grand Final
SLTDA profiles Colombo street artists
Tourism and business exchanges moving to higher plane between Sri Lanka and Nepal
Prime Minister discusses plans to develop Ella-Wellawaya area as a tourist zone
Business opportunities prevail between Qatar and Sri Lanka
Japanese technical support for Sri Lanka to manage natural disasters
Sri Lanka to convert garbage dumps into urban parks
Sri Lanka to strengthen tourist police in 2018
Sri Lanka strengthens tourist police to enhance safety of tourists
Think tank highlights importance of tourism research
Sri Lanka records highest-ever tourist arrivals of 2.3 mln this year
Sri Lanka to strengthen tourist police in 2018
Sri Lanka records highest-ever tourist arrivals of 2.3 mln this year
India offers fully funded training programmes for Sri Lankans
India offers training programs for Sri Lankan government officials
How political interference has made SriLankan wobble
Broadway comes to Sri Lanka with the Sound of Music in February -
Maldives: Regional Impact of the Free Trade Agreement with China
Briton Found Dead In Colombo's Suburban Area
British national found dead in Colombo's suburban area
Foreign tourist arrivals to state hit negative terrain
'Foreigners Only' hotels are to be prosecuted
Central Bank gives seal of trust to tourism statistics
New Chairman, GM at Convention Bureau
How China's states are stealing a march on India's, with Buddhist tourism push
Sri Lanka to take action against 'Foreigners Only' hotels, raids to begin
Flights to Maldives booked for days near end of holidays
Sri Lanka to develop ancient Hindu temple as main pilgrimage destination
UNP, SLFP will govern country together till 2020
Eimsky emerged victorious at APICTA Awards 2017
Leaning towards Lanka
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 3.2-pct in 2017, sharply short target
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 3.2-pct in 2017, sharply short of target
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka up 3.2-pct in 2017 despite set-backs
India remains Lanka's top source of tourists in 2017
India remains Sri Lanka's top source of tourists in 2017
Tourism grows in Sri Lanka
Two cruise liners to arrive with tourists in Vizhinjam
India still Sri Lanka's top source of tourists in 2017
Sri Lanka records highest tourist arrivals in 2017
Sri Lanka's Jetwing Symphony hotels set sights on Myanmar, Indochina
Over 268000 Chinese tourists visit Sri Lanka in 2017
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals reach all time high with 2.1 million arrivals in 2017
India continues to top tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka with China coming second
Sri Lanka's largest multi-functional irrigation project to be commissioned tomorrow
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka up by 3.2 percent in 2017 despite set-backs
Sri Lanka's Digital Economic Strategy will be ready to launch in early April
SLAITO and THASL hail the upcoming promotion plan of Sri Lanka Tourism
One should not miss Kandyan cultural dance performances while touring Kandy in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka condemns 'foreigners only' policy at some resorts
SLAITO and THASL hail the upcoming promotion plan of Sri Lanka Tourism
Sri Lanka firms unable to fill vacancies amid yawning gap in salary expectations
IFC, CB partner to create Sri Lanka's first national financial inclusion strategy
Reservoir project in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: The Sound of Music for the First Time in South Asia
Central Bank gets IFC support to draw national strategy on financial inclusion
Lankan HC to UK initiates 2nd British high-powered parliamentary delegation to Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka encourages more domestic flt operators
National Financial Inclusion Strategy to be formulated
Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau Chairman asked to resign by Min. John Amaratunga (VIDEO)
Cinnamon Life partners with top entertainment firms to bring 'Sound of Music' to Sri Lanka
'Discipline is the foundation for a peaceful society'
'Discipline is the foundation for a peaceful society'
US revamps travel warning system; SL gets an okay
Pakistan Food Festival opens at Galadari Hotel Colombo -
Yala Safari SUV Limits – Off limits
Pakistan Food Festival opens in Colombo
Tourism chief ouster to affect Sri Lanka's overdue campaign launch, fears trade
Sri Lanka's Laugfs expects pure play investors after non-core spin-offs
Sri Lanka lifts ban on women buying, selling alcohol
Sri Lanka's Laugfs expects pure play investors after non-core spin-offs
Sri Lanka lifts ban on women buying, selling alcohol
Sri Lanka lifts ban on women and alcohol
Sri Lanka Lifts 38-Year Booze Ban for Women
John says 'no tension' at tourism office
Sri Lanka to set up more industries in Kandy, Hambantota, and Bingiriya to increase production
China-built railway in southern Sri Lanka starts track-laying
Sri Lanka lifts 38-year ban on women buying, selling alcohol
Sri Lanka lifts ban on alcohol sales to women
Sri Lanka lifts ban on women buying alcohol
Sri Lanka: women and alcohol ban is no more
Sri Lanka lifts 38-year ban on women buying, selling alcohol
France seeks Lankan support for World Expo bid
Sri Lanka lifts ban on women and alcohol
Tourism: Ready, steady … no go!
Sri Lanka lifts ban on alcohol sales to women
China-built railways in Sri Lanka start track-laying
Sri Lanka lifts 38-year ban on women buying, selling alcohol
China-built railways in Sri Lanka start track-laying
Industry chamber plans Lanka trip
Minister Samarawickrama Meets with World Economic Forum on the Eve of the Davos Summit
Sri Lanka eyes investment forum with WEF
Sri Lanka 2017 tourist arrivals hit record high
Sri Lanka lifts 38-yr ban on women buying, selling alcohol
Why women in Sri Lanka are banned from buying and selling alcohol?
Strengthening Sri Lankan SMEs in exports vital for development: Eran
Sri Lanka eyes to host an Investment Round Table with World Economic Forum
Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol
Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban days after it was lifted
Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban days after it was lifted
Sri Lanka lifts, then reimposes women alcohol ban
Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban, 2 days after it was lifted
Sri Lanka Supreme Court dashes Sirisena's hopes
Malik meets with WEF on eve of Davos Summit
Sri Lanka lifts decades-old ban on women buying alcohol
Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban days after it was lifted
Sri Lanka participates in Austria's largest Holiday and Travel Show Ferien - Messe Wien 2018
Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol
Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban days after it was lifted
In Sri Lanka, women can now buy buy alcohol
Union Minister RS Prasad on three-day visit to Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's services sector expands at a higher rate than manufacturing sector in December 2017
Sigiriya: The tourist destination in Sri Lanka that gives the feel of a planned ancient city and is also ...
Trade euphoria short-lived as Sri Lanka restores archaic liquor laws
Sri Lanka reinstated ban on selling alcohol to women
Sri Lanka re imposes liquor ban for women!!
Asian nation bans women from buying alcohol
Foreign Tourist Arrivals In India Hit Record High Of One Crore, Earnings Cross $27 Billion
Sri Lanka president re-imposes ban on women buying alcohol
Ban on women buying alcohol in Lanka returns
Where to Surf and Stay on Sri Lanka's South Coast
Sri Lanka's Yala National Park is the place to see leopards, but can it cope with hordes of visitors?
Instagrammers are sucking the life and soul out of travel
Sri Lanka bans selling women grog, again
ITC plans to add 5000 rooms in next 3-5 years including a property in Colombo
Sri Lanka achieves record exports in 2017
Travel safe
Sri Lanka restores ban on selling alcohol to women
A Country & Industry Analysis-Sri Lanka Healthcare 2016 – Healthcare, Healthcare Services ...
FIFA World Cup trophy to arrive in Colombo -
Trade exhibitions have tremendously helped Jaffna's growth
Liquor for women: Tourism Ministry raises fears, not cheers
New Convention Centre, increasing events in Colombo to boost tourism
Economy stabilized amid many challenges - Sri Lanka PM
S'pore to sign free trade agreement with Sri Lanka
CCC launches 'Economic + Sector Review and Outlook Report 2018'
Singapore-Sri Lanka trade pact to be signed tomorrow
IndiGo expands international footprint further with daily flights to Colombo
S'pore to sign FTA with Sri Lanka – Another CECA disaster for Singaporean PMETs?
IndiGo expands international footprint further with daily flights to Colombo
'The gateway to South Asia': Singapore businesses set up shop in Sri Lanka
S'pore firms bullish about Sri Lanka amid news of FTA
Singapore to sign free trade agreement with Sri Lanka
Singapore, Sri Lanka sign FTA, annual savings of $10m expected
Singapore and Sri Lanka sign free trade agreement
Sri Lanka, Singapore sign Free Trade Agreement
Singapore-Sri Lanka sign Free Trade Pact; Digital, tourism firms to benefit
Singapore 'very glad' that negotiations for FTA with Sri Lanka went smoothly: PM Lee
Major investments planned, says PM Lee as Singapore signs FTA with Sri Lanka
Trade pitch in Sri Lanka
Singapore, Sri Lanka ink free trade agreement
JVP mayoral candidate for Colombo Municipal Council Dr. Ranil Jayasena 'Improving quality of ...
Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement
Broad trade and investment plan to follow SL-S'pore FTA
Singapore FTA: What it means for Trade and Investment Flows
Sri Lanka, Singapore sign FTA
Singapore and Sri Lanka sign free trade agreement [Channel NewsAsia]
What it means for trade and investment flows
S'pore, Sri Lanka sign free trade pact
Sri Lanka – Singapore FTA: What it means for trade and investment flows
Sri Lanka eyes FTA with second ASEAN nation, Indonesia
Sri Lanka – Indonesia sign 3 MoU's, Explores FTA option
Ten take aways from Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement of 2018
Presidents of Sri Lanka and Indonesia meet
Facing up to realities: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement
SLAITO hands over Impactful report which proposes equitable solution to manage over-visitation at ...
Credence Genomics and India's Apollo Hospitals invest in biotechnology platform
Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest ...
Mexican minister suggests legalizing marijuana in tourist spots
Singapore, Sri Lanka Sign Free Trade Pact
SLAITO hands over impactful report on over-visitation at Yala -
SL-S'pore FTA to open trade to the East Asian region
Can we break the cycle of cultural extinction in Sri Lanka?
Chinese credit crisis shakes local travel firms
Tourism industry “No No's” John on CNN campaign
Sri Lanka seeks dry law relaxation
Sri Lanka received highest ever FDI in 2017 - BOI
Sri Lanka to expand promotional campaign
Sri Lanka achieves highest ever FDI of USD1.63bn in 2017
Singapore, Sri Lanka free trade agreement credit positive for both nations: Moody's
BOI says FDI topped US $ 1.6bn in 2017
Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA positive, expropriation protections may bring FDI: Moody's
Another First for Iconic Hill Capital Hotel
Sri Lanka receives highest ever FDI in 2017
Sri Lanka receives highest ever FDI in 2017, China tops the list
SL-S'pore FTA credit positive for both sovereigns: Moody's
Foreign couple arrested for violating visa rules
Sri Lanka Tourism to spend USD 7 lakh for digital marketing campaign in India in 2018
Sri Lanka receives highest ever FDI in 2017
Sri Lanka targets 440000 Indian arrivals in 2018
India, Lanka need to discuss fisheries issue: Envoy
Sri Lanka eyes 4.4 lakh arrivals from India in 2018
Can Sri Lanka's elephants and humans learn to live together? – in pictures
India, Lanka need to discuss fisheries issue: Envoy
Sri Lanka eyes 4.4 lakh arrivals from India in 2018
Sri Lanka eyes 4.4 lakh tourists from India in 2018: Official
Sri Lanka's trade deficit expands 8.4% in November 2017 despite double-digit growth in exports ...
Sri Lanka targets 440000 Indian arrivals this year
Sri Lanka receives highest ever FDI in 2017
Lanka's port for sale
Sri Lanka opens Indian tourists with open arms
Sri Lanka eyes 4.4 lakh arrivals from India in 2018, says official
Sri Lanka eyes 4.4 lakh tourists from India in 2018: Official
Sri Lanka notes importance of addressing fishing issue with India
StanChart forecasts slowdown in exports this year
Sri Lanka likely to witness 4.4 lakh Indian visitors in 2018
Omani envoy invites Lankan entrepreneurs to invest in Sohar Free Port Zone
Reconsider GST on tourism, skill development: startups
Jack Ma's Alibaba partners with Sri Lanka's Supreme Global Holdings
Container leaves for Sri Lanka
Jack Ma's Alibaba partners with Supreme Global Holdings to boost Sri Lanka's tourism
Boost to tourism
SL embassy in Beijing links with Alibaba's Visa Programme
3-day Sri Lankan Food Festival From Feb. 7
Urban Wetlands: Prized land, not wasteland
Think tank forum to be established for sustainable development of Sri Lanka's marine resources
Sri Lanka To Establish Think Tank Forum For Fisheries Sector
Asean: the right way ahead for India
Ambassador celebrates friendly links with Kingdom as Sri Lanka marks independence day
The making of 'Hardy boys'
CNN campaign in mid-Feb.
Celebrating a rich heritage...
Sri Lanka: On the path of harmony
Sri Lanka: A pearl in the Indian Ocean
'Several deals in pipeline to further boost Sri Lankan-Jordanian ties'
India is a very important market
Are we treating tourists in rightful manner? - EDITORIAL
China ties: Past is prologue
Sri Lanka's John Keells Colombo hotels profits fall 45-pct
Sri Lankan community marks 70th Independence Day
[Herald Interview] 'Sri Lanka sweet spot of Seoul's New Southern Policy'
IRCTC launches international tour packages
[Herald Interview] 'Sri Lanka sweet spot of Seoul's New Southern Policy'
'Youngsters believe in education rather than in violence'
Air Asia bullish about Lanka's tourism industry; wants to set up local commercial team
Three new tourist zones will be set up in Puttalam district - PM
IRCTC launches international tour packages
Adidas Official Partner for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018
Sri Lankan national day celebrated in Turkish capital
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 12.6-pct in Jan 2018, amid China plunge
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 12.6 percent in January 2018
Sri Lanka Jan tourist arrivals at record high; up 12.6pc
Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals up 12.6-pct in Jan 2018
World View: Maldives Crisis Pits India vs China in the Indian Ocean
Sri Lanka's 70th Independence Day Special Update: Singapore and Sri Lanka enter into historic ...
Sri Lankan envoy calls for boosting ties with Turkey
Sri Lanka Premier to present massive development plan for the Southern Province next month
Sri Lanka sees strong growth in tourist arrivals in January
Sri Lankan Food Festival gets under way
Sri Lankan trade bemoans illegal Chinese encroachment
Attempt to alienate Udawattakele land
Sri Lankan food festival in Karachi to celebrate Independence Day
Manchester's Media Agency Group captures Sri Lankan media campaign
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals grow 12.6 percent in January
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals rise by 12.6 pct in Jan, Chinese arrivals plunge
Sri Lanka appointment for Media Agency Group
Ethiopia looks forward to greater cooperation with Sri Lanka
Need For Greater Cooperation Between Sri Lanka, Pakistan Urged
UAE has become a 'second home' for many Sri Lankans: Envoy
Need for greater cooperation between Sri Lanka, Pak urged
Media Agency Group appointed by Sri Lankan tourism
Sri Lanka targets approximately 450000, Indian arrivals for the year 2018
Pangolin found inside freezer: Tourism authority launches inquiry
Sea of trash: Inland and overseas garbage washes up on Lanka's beaches
Love cake is in the air
Sri Lankan ambassador's party–like a UN general assembly
Aitken Spence nine-month PBT up by 14 percent
Sri Dharanee Performing Arts Theatre
Sri Lanka's Aitken Spence Hotel December profit down 29-pct
Sri Lanka participates in the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM 2018) in Israel
Scope for popularising Buddhist sites
Sri Lanka ex-strongman's party makes strong showing in polls
Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts in Sri Lanka launches Cinnamon Island Weddings
Colombo: Beyond the concrete and asphalt
Sri Lanka's first Ironman triathlon to generate US $ 3mn in tourism earnings
SriLankan Airlines expands footprint in India
CB's LTV tweaking unlikely to lift electric vehicle market
SriLankan Airlines to add five flights to India
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, current monetary policy stance is appropriate
Sri Lanka's Ceylon Beverage Holdings margins up, net down
Sri Lanka keeps policy rates unchanged in Feb
SriLankan Airlines working towards increasing frequencies from Mumbai and New Delhi
Ironman 70.3 Colombo launch
Indian tourists head to Sri Lanka, Seychelles over Maldives
Is Singapore Sri Lanka's door to East Asia?
Thailand to seek approval to sign FTA with Sri Lanka
Mövenpick Hotel Colombo hosts visiting journalists and bloggers -
Zero visitors? Let's talk SEO to change that
Gone to the birds
Tourism in Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Malaysia booming as Indian tourists cancel trip to Maldives
Why the New Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Pact Matters
What happens when you fail to pay your debt to China
Sri Lanka, Poland agree to increase air links, bilateral cooperation
My favourite musical right here in Colombo
Letters to the Editor
Tourism industry protests to PM on CNN campaign
Doha Bank CEO honored with 'Award of Excellence' by Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Tourism promotes niche products in India
Is growing Chinese presence in Sri Lanka a cause of worry for India?
Ironman not just a triathlon, it's sports tourism
Sri Lanka ready for IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo: Bolling
Paradise in limbo as state of emergency extends in Maldives
India's Sri Lanka challenge
Presbyterian Mission Agency delegation travels to Sri Lanka in fulfillment of General Assembly ...
Tea tourism: Promoting Nepali product
Sri Lanka Relations in Perspective History alive in both countries
Most popular countries for Australians to visit: 2017 ABS tourism figures
A World without international marketing?
Sri Lanka records BOP surplus of US$2.05bn in 2017
Sri Lanka December 2017 trade deficit surpasses US$ 1 billion mark despite double-digit growth in ...
SLPA Chairman calls for 'un-politicized' Maritime Promotion Bureau
Sri Lanka to launch global marketing campaign for tourism promotion
Sri Lanka records BOP surplus of US$2.05bn in 2017
Sri Lanka's external sector improve, BOP record surplus : CB
Premier Tourism and Travel Exhibition - 'Sancharaka Udawa'
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf reopens its newly refurbished BIA store
JWT duo selected to represent Sri Lanka at AdFest 2018
Record trade deficit in December despite higher exports
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf reopens its newly refurbished store at Colombo Airport
Grand Umaya Hotel Luxury setting in countryside
“Land like no other” in a trance
South African adventure brought closer to home
Sri Lanka's main tourism fair to attract more visitors
TripAdvisor's 10 best beaches in Asia for 2018; see pics
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan welcomes new F&B head
Sri Lankan business and investment promotion in Melbourne
Sri Lanka urged to tap into cruise tourism market
Sri Lanka eyes Jeddah tourist market
Textiles to lead Sri Lanka's export revival in 2018 - OBG report
SriLankan Airlines flights disrupted for third day
Sri Lanka - Thailand bilateral political consultations conclude reaffirming commitment to ...
Sril Lanka eyes Jeddah tourist market
Indian business delegation expresses interest to invest in Sri Lanka's BOI projects
Paradigm shift required to attract more women for unconventional jobs: Rosy
"Community with shared future for mankind" new hope for developing countries: Sri Lankan ...
Garments to lead Sri Lanka export growth in 2018
Eco-System Conservation Management Project
Emerging winners at HackaTrips
Ever wonder about our own wonders?
Sri Lanka's China envoy condemns Western imperialists, gloats over 'belt and road'
Prime Minister inspects Oluvil Harbor
Sri Lanka slams 'Western imperialists' as it looks towards China
Sri Lanka emerging as top wellness tourism destination among young Japanese professionals
Sri Lanka firms draw foreign funds with ethical, environmental standards: frontier investor
India, Sri Lanka join hands to boost healthcare at Medicare 2018
Air cargo deal with Sri Lanka on the horizon
Tourist arrivals unlikely to be impacted by SL state of emergency
Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after communal violence
It's safe to travel to Sri Lanka; unrest limited to some villages in Kandy district, says envoy
Sri Lanka returns to state of emergency after mob violence
Sri Lanka emergency: Indian tourists in no rush to cancel bookings
G Adventures Highlights New Female-Led Journeys
Kandy clash: Sri Lanka declares state of emergency, deploys commandos after Buddhist-Muslim ...
Lanka on the boil
State of Emergency: No immediate impact on tourism - SLTDA
Emergency in Sri Lanka enters Day 2: Opposition slams govt for inaction; police and armed forces ...
Sri Lanka participates in ASTINDO Travel Fair 2018 in Jakarta
Sri Lanka declares state of emergency; put on hold your travel plans
Alert issued after Sri Lanka declares state of emergency
Women-favoured policies, laws to entice them more to tourism jobs
Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after communal violence
HSBC Colombo Fashion Week celebrates 15 years
Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka? Travel update and advice after state of emergency declared
Sri Lanka blocks social media to curb mob attacks on Muslims
Sri Lanka should not tolerate ethnic riots
Sri Lanka blocks social media to curb mob attacks on Muslims
Tourism authorities on high alert
Sri Lanka blocks social media to curb mob attacks on Muslims
Grenade blast kills one in Sri Lanka communal violence, social media blocked
Forgotten ancient Buddha sites in Nepal long for revival by tourism
Sri Lanka blocks social media as Buddhist mobs attack mosques
Grenade blast kills one in Sri Lanka communal violence, social media blocked
Sri Lanka: an illustrious destination for Buddhist heritage tourism
Tourists defer trips to Sri Lanka as island crisis boils over
Sri Lanka blocks social media as Buddhist mobs attack mosques
Tourists defer trips to Sri Lanka as island crisis boils over
Tourists informed Kandy “fast returning to normalcy”
Sri Lanka blocks social media to curb mob attacks on Muslims
Ranjith Maddumabandara appointed new Minister of Law and Order
Sri Lanka's Tourism Authority says State of Emergency has no impact on tourism
Sri Lanka Feb 2018 tourism arrivals up 19.3-pct amid China surge
Sri Lankan communal violence: Tourism department issues statement saying situation improving in ...
Foreigners can use passport as curfew pass: SLTDA
PM says those who used social media to spread hate questioned
Kandy returning to normal, tourists could resume travel plans: SLTDA
Tourists caught in Sri Lanka restrictions as curfew imposed
Sri Lanka says tourism not affected by state of emergency
Riots a heavy blow to tourism, economy: Sri Lanka PM
UK updates travel advice on Sri Lanka as situation n Kandy is improving
Sri Lanka Tourism says safe for tourists to visit Kandy
Sri Lanka state of emergency: Should UK tourists stay away?
UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence as towns smoulder
Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence as towns smoulder
Curfew re-imposed in Kandy, main suspect arrested
Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence as towns smoulder
Communal clashes a major blow to Sri Lanka's tourism industry - PM
Sri Lanka: Situation improves in violence-hit Kandy district
Sri Lanka: Buddhist nationalists exploiting anti-Muslim sentiment
Foreign Office warns of social media blackout in Sri Lanka after violent clashes
Riots a heavy blow to tourism, economy, says Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe
Riots a heavy blow to tourism, economy: Sri Lanka PM
Calm slowly returns to Kandy
Sri Lanka frets tourism fallout from state of emergency
Sri Lanka shuts social medial
Kandy violence leads tourists to cancel visits
February tourist arrivals up 19% with China upsurge
Sri Lanka Arrests 10 for Anti-Muslim Violence as Towns Smolder
Kandy violence leads tourists to cancel visits
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 19.3 percent in February 2018
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals record growth in Feb. on strong rise from China
Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence as towns smoulder
Muslims pray under military protection in Sri Lanka after riots
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals grow in February
Muslims Offer Friday Prayers Under Military Protection in Sri Lanka After Riots
Muslims offer prayers in Kandy under Sri Lankan Army protection
Sri Lanka keeps Kandy curfew in place as a precaution
Suspected leader, 9 other suspects behind anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka arrested
Riots a heavy blow to tourism, economy: Sri Lanka PM
Sri Lanka shines at ITB despite Kandy unrest
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals record 19.3% growth in Feb, due to strong rise from China
Tourism Minister Wins Global Award
Unrest Deals Heavy Blow to Sri Lanka's Tourism
Sri Lanka Buddhist monks denounce anti-Muslim riots
Tight security for Friday prayers in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka orders social media networks blocked
Riots a heavy blow to tourism, economy: Sri Lanka PM
Majoritarian threat to peace in Sri Lanka
Sangakkara, Jayawardene and others condemn Sri Lanka violence
Calm returning to Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals Record Growth In Feb On Strong Rise From China
Muslims pray under military protection in Sri Lanka after riots
Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence as towns smolder
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals record growth in Feb. on strong rise from China
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals grow in February
Horrified Lankan Muslims pray under military protection
How to Prevent Next Emergency in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka issues a state of emergency, but most of the country is safe for visitors
Multi-faceted roles of women
“Wait and see” from foreign investors
Saraii Village : The Essence of Lanka
Fashion Week @15 adds a new note
Tourists cancel visits to Kandy
Performance on track, but economy still vulnerable to shocks, says IMF
Sri Lanka to probe anti-Muslim riots
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals record growth in Feb. on strong rise from China
Buddhist mobs threaten Sri Lanka's fragile ethnic peace
Sri Lanka sets foot in cruise tourism with tariff changes
Colombo celebrates International Women's Day
Kandy incidents created new international challenges: PM
Resurgence of communal strife with Govt in crisis mode
Over 230 arrested over communal clashes in Central Sri Lanka
Over 230 arrested over communal clashes in Sri Lanka
Have we learnt a lesson from Digana ?
SLTPB rolls out effective media campaign at ITB 2018
Jamaica: Cops Top Adventure, World Tourism Minister Awards
Sri Lanka wins big at the Guangzhou International Travel Fair
Anti-Muslim riots caused 'heavy blow' to Sri Lanka's economy says PM
Over 230 arrested over communal clashes in Sri Lanka
Spreading Some Love Cake Love at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts -
Longer the social media ban, greater the damage: US
New benchmark in destination marketing
Sagala wants social media unblocked
Sri Lanka to lift social media ban: minister
Sri Lanka seeks more Japanese investments at investor forum in Tokyo
Sri Lanka to lift social media ban on Friday: minister
Minister Sagala Ratnayaka criticizes ban on social media
Sri Lanka to lift Facebook, WhatsApp ban
Sri Lanka to lift social media ban, says minister
Under pressure Sri Lanka looks to end social media ban
Sri Lanka 'safe for British tourists' operators insist
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Sri Lanka lifts ban on Facebook
Sri Lanka government lifts week-long ban on Facebook
Sri Lanka lifts ban on Facebook after assurance from social media giant
Japan, Sri Lanka to boost ties in Indo-Pacific
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Three day long International Conference #Purbasa: East meets East concludes
Tourism PS honoured for growing visitor numbers
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Building the Cinnamon brand, one event at a time
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Sri Lankan Tourism Minister urges countries to lift travel advisories against Lanka
3-day Dhaka Travel Mart to begin Thursday
SL travel industry assures country back to normal
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High Commissioner of Sri Lanka met Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Tourism fair begins Thursday
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Sri Lankan tourism experts visit Queensland for 10-day study tour Mon, Mar 19, 2018, 09:58 am SL ...
3-day International Tourism Fair begins in the capital March 22
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Maldives diplomat in Sri Lanka promises emergency will end
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Limitations in tourism industry discussed at Asia/Pacific convention
Sri Lanka's ruling UNP calls 55 signature no confidence motion against PM a 'joke'
Sri Lankan President to attend Pakistan Republic Day as Chief Guest
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John thanks all industry stakeholders for support extended to manage Kandy situation
Three-member committee constituted to decide inclusion, exclusion of names from ECL
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Enchanting island
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NA Chairwoman meets Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker on IPU-138 sidelines
NA Chairwoman meets Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker on IPU-138 sidelines
Vietnam, Sri Lanka look to increase bilateral relations, trade to US$ 1 billion
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SriLankan Airlines scores a hat-trick at Golden City Gate Awards 2018
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NA Chairwoman meets Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker on IPU-138 sidelines
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Hotel industry calls on authorities to address urgent issues
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Sri Lanka targets 2.5 mln tourist arrivals in 2018
Sri Lanka seeks maritime, air links boost with Bangladesh
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China's Belt and Road initiative is a golden opportunity to national development of Sri Lanka ...
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Sri Lanka, Vietnam reaffirm commitment to further advance bilateral political & economic cooperation
Sri Lanka and Vietnam to advance bilateral political cooperation
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Hanoi (VNA) – The third Vietnam-Sri Lanka political consultation took place in Colombo on April 11, during which the two sides agreed to roll out measures to ... and all-round partnership between the two countries, Deputy Minister Quy agreed to propose an early visit by Vietnamese leaders to Sri Lanka.
The two sides also vowed to boost their ties in culture and tourism. Vietnam and Sri Lanka agreed to continue working closely together and supporting each other at regional and international forums. Sri Lanka recognised Vietnam's proposal to support Vietnam's bid to become a non-permanent member ...
Sri Lanka and Vietnam reaffirmed the commitment to further consolidate and advance bilateral political and economic cooperation during the third meeting ... programmes in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, education and training, trade and investment, culture and tourism were reviewed and discussed.
Speaking highly of the sound friendship and all-round partnership between the two countries, Quý agreed to propose an early visit by Vietnamese leaders to Sri Lanka. Nakandala said the consultation was one of the important mechanisms to boost the growth of bilateral ties and agreed to hold the fourth ...
The Third Meeting of the Sri Lanka-Vietnam Political Consultations was held today in Colombo at senior official level. ... of mutual collaboration and ongoing programmes in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, education and training, trade and investment, culture and tourism were reviewed and discussed.
Tourism in Sri Lanka is undoubtedly growing. And I'm certain that Sri Lanka can compete with other countries in this sector, as it has unique natural beauty, as well as friendly communities. The natural beauty we find here is not available in many countries. So this is a great asset. Sri Lanka moreover, has ...
Sri Lanka's ambitious 'Galle Marina' project aimed at making the Galle harbour a tourism port which was temporarily halted by the Bodu Bala Sena-led communal tensions in Aluthgama in 2014, is to be resumed soon. MTD Walkers PLC, an integrated infrastructure and engineering solutions providers ...
Earlier, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said that the entity at which the assault occurred was not registered with them and was therefore run illegally. Making a strong statement, Minister of Tourism John Amaratunga promised stern action against the Surf Bar if found guilty.
Apr 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested four suspects for assaulting a group of Dutch tourists near Surf Bar, Mirissa, last Sunday, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said. The Weligama Police and the Tourist Police Division are currently conducting investigations into the ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's fisheries ministry will start a conservation program to protect lagoon eco-systems which will boost fisheries resources and eco-tourism also introduce aquaculture, expanding incomes of fisher families. Sri Lanka's ministry of fisheries said 11 metric tonnes of fish had been ...
The destination experts at Sri Lanka & Beyond are also crafting bespoke itineraries taking in Sir Lanka and the Maldives, or India for those keen to jet north to the Subcontinent, with these combination tours allowing travellers to experience the enigmatic destinations for a unique perspective.
Managing Director of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said they were going to introduce the National Tourism Policy which would have various aspects, including promotion, awareness, branding and marketing, and it will help the government to uplift ...
But slow growth in key countries that generate foreign exchange inflows to Sri Lanka in terms of exports, tourism, remittances and FDI, could put the economy at risk. Steeper than expected global financial conditions would increase the cost of debt and make rolling over the maturing Eurobonds from ...
The external sector will continue to benefit from the GSP+ preferential access to the European Union and tourism receipts, despite the deceleration of remittances. External buffers are expected to improve, with emphasis on purchasing foreign exchange, maintaining a more market-determined exchange ...
PANAJI: Colva beach in South Goa has been selected by the Union Tourism ministry to be developed under ambitious India's Iconic Tourist Sites .... Indian arrested for visa violations in Lanka COLOMBO: An Indian national, who arrived in Sri Lanka on a tourist visa, has been arrested for allegedly doing ...
The World Bank in its latest report says that Sri Lanka's growth will be rebound in 2018 and continue to be around 4.5 percent in the medium term, driven ... External risks include disappointing growth in key countries that generate foreign exchange inflows to Sri Lanka: exports, tourism, remittances, FDI, ...
Issuing a press statement today, NTB informed that foreign tourist arrivals from the SAARC nations registered 18.1 per cent growth in the first three months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. Similarly, NTB stated that foreign tourist arrivals from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan ...
Police Media Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspects were arrested by the Weligama Police and produced in the Weligama Magistrate's Court. He said they would be produced at an identification parade. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said it would sponsor ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's police is in contact with two witnesses to an incident where a group of tourists were sexually harassed and assaulted and ... Sri Lanka's tourism minister John Amaratunga said the country's tourism development authority will bear all expenses for the victims to come back ...
Controversial 'Water Creatures Beach Guest Restaurant & Surf Bar' in Mirissa, where a group of Dutch tourists were brutally assaulted, has been shut down following an order from the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) a short while ago. Six suspects were earlier arrested by Weligama ...
Sri Lanka's tourism authorities have ordered to close the establishment where the recent sexual and physical assault of tourists occurred on April 8 in ... tourists were attacked by a group of beach boys, Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga told the Business Times this evening (Tuesday).
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka police is inquiring into the actions of an officer overseeing the area where a group of tourists were sexually harassed and assaulted at a restaurant, officials said, which may point to a 'mafia' with political connections. Sri Lanka's tourism minister John Amaratunga said police ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka police is inquiring into the actions of an officer overseeing the area where a group of tourists were brutally assaulted and sexually harassed, officials said, which may point to a 'mafia' with political connections. Sri Lanka's tourism minister John Amaratunga said police had ...
He said the tourists also have a responsibility to check with whom they associate or travel with.The minister said his ministry would inquire whether the hotels or lodges were registered with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) and that police presence on beaches was vital to avoid ...
Apart from hosts Bangladesh, national and international tourism organisations, tour operators, travel agents, tourism authority, airlines, hotels and resorts from Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bhutan, the UAE, China, Cambodia, the Maldives, and Vietnam will participate at the fair. Bangladesh Tourism ...
President of Sri Lanka Hotel Association Sanath Ukwatte says a mafia is in operation in the South with the backing of politicians and they harass tourists. Ukwatte expressed these views addressing a media conference in Colombo today (Apr. 17). The media conference was convened to disclose the ...
Apr 18, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Tourist Police is actively involved in the investigation and is assisting the Weligama police by facilitating contact with the victims in an incident where a group of tourists were sexually harassed and assaulted a few days ago. “Some of them have left the island. The police ...
Apart from hosts Bangladesh, national and international tourism organisations, tour operators, travel agents, tourism authority, airlines, hotels and resorts from Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bhutan, the UAE, China, Cambodia, the Maldives, and Vietnam will participate at the fair. The fair will remain ...
However poultry firms get demand support from the tourism sector. TAFL said in 2017 it earned revenues of 2,401 rupees down 6 percent from 2,543 million a year earlier. Profits fell to 656 million from 814 million rupees. After the 2011/2012 balance payments crisis and currency collapse, Three Acre ...
Sri Lanka yesterday pledged to protect tourists visiting the island nation as much as possible following a spate of attacks on foreigners, but stressed that the ... “We will try to protect tourists as much as possible,” Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga told a press ...
COLOMBO, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga has vowed to ensure the safety of tourists visiting the island country and has deployed additional security in tourist hot spots, local media reported Wednesday. Amaratunga told journalists that the Tourism Ministry was ...
I am certain thatthis step will draw the attention to Lord Buddha's journey and self-discovery and entice visitors from other friendly nations includingJapan, Sri Lanka, Thailand among others to visit the state and boosttourism," Jaykumar Rawal, Minister of Tourism, was quoted as sayingin the release.
Apr 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) has ordered to temporarily close the Mirissa Tourist restaurant which was involved in assaulting a tourist couple. Six suspects were arrested and remanded until April 19, in connection with the recent assault on a group of Dutch ...
Apr 18, Colombo: Weligama police have arrested a suspect in connection with an attack on five Israeli tourists with clubs at Midigama, in Weligama yesterday (17). It has been reported that a when a female tourist was surfing in the Mudugamuwa area, the surf board hit a local youth injuring his hand and ...
Apr 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga yesterday apologized to the Dutch tourists who were assaulted by a group miscreants in Mirissa on April 8 and assured them 'absolute safety' in the future. He told a news conference that his ministry was concerned about the safety of ...
... the attention of tourism authorities in the region who see great potential in developing community based cultural tourism projects and they are also talking about developing Buddhist circuit tourism as a common thread that links most of the Ganga communities is Buddhism. Again Sri Lanka could be left ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has ordered the closure of the restaurant and beach bar in Mirissa, in which several Dutch and British nationals ... Authorities of the Sri Lanka Tourism commenced investigations with regard to the place, and the authority has decided on its closure until the ...
Rewriting Sri Lanka's narrative and casting a global spotlight on the country's assets—cultural, natural, and agricultural—is. There is a tremendous upside in doing so: Countrywide, the number of visitors has jumped from fewer than 450,000 in 2009 to more than 2 million in 2016. But with the luxury hotel ...
President Sirisena speaking further said that there has been an increase in foreign investments in Sri Lanka and significant progress has been made in the tourism sector too. 'The friendly foreign policy of the Government of Sri Lanka has made it possible to achieve victories for the motherland, the ...
COLOMBO, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government will target a revenue of 4.4 billion U.S. dollars through its tourism sector this year, Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said Thursday. Sri Lankan Tourism earned a revenue of 3.9 billion dollars in 2017 and this year, the minister said earnings ...
The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) conferred the Leadership Award on Aditya Ghosh – President & Whole Time Director, IndiGo, Dr. Jyotsna Suri ... It also bagged the 'Second Star' in the same category for its brand campaign in China themed “The Spirit of China, the Story of Sri Lanka.
Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), in association with Global Vipassana Pagoda in Gorai, is looking to encourage visitors ... and self-discovery and entice visitors from other friendly nations including Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand among others to visit the state and boost tourism.”.
Minister Sagala Ratnayaka in a special meeting today instructed all hoteliers in Mirissa to strictly adhere to the registration process of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). The meeting was held in Mirissa to ensure the safety of the tourists in the area concerning the recent assault on a ...
Israeli tourists assaulted in Midigama: 4 arrested ... A week after the assault on Dutch tourists in Mirissa, four suspects were arrested yesterday by the Weligama police over another assault on a group of Israeli tourists in .... If this menace is not nipped in the bud, then say adios to tourism in Sri Lanka.
Apr 19, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today remanded 12 suspects arrested in connection with two separate incidents of assaults on foreign tourists visiting Southern beaches in the Mirissa and in Midigama areas. Matara Magistrate's Court remanded six suspects who were arrested for assaulting and ...
All hotels operating in Mirissa have been told they must register with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), Minister of Project ... held a meeting in Kamburugamuwa with the Police, relevant officials and hotel operators today on the recent incident involving a group of Dutch tourists.
... cruise ships to visit the island nation this season. Queen Elizabeth, one of the world's most famous cruise ships offering luxurious cruises around the world, docked in Port Victoria last Friday at 8am and left the same day at 8pm. Arriving in Seychelles from Colombo, Sri Lanka, the ship was carrying 990 ...
The SLTDA had implemented an online platform last year for tourism service providers to get registered much easier compared to the previous process of visiting the SLTDA office in Colombo, and Ratnayake was questioned on why the mobile unit was set up when an online service was available.
(MENAFN - Bangladesh Monitor) Dhaka : The country's three-day international tourism fair organised by Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh ... national and international tourism organizations, tour operators, travel agents, tourism authority, airlines, hotels and resorts from Thailand, Sri Lanka, ...
Asia) Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka's Transport Ministry, on Friday said it had been made obligatory for all three wheel services in the island country to fix a ... Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister, John Amaratunga welcomed the move saying this would ensure a hassle free travel for the tourists.
The Government will be strengthening the police force in tourist hotspots in a bid to contain incidents of violent attacks against travellers to these ... He pointed out that a few incidents that had occurred in the tourism industry in Sri Lanka had negatively impacted internationally and would look at ...
Apr 20, Colombo: Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka has instructed all owners and hotel operators in Mirissa to strictly adhere to the registration processes of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). The Minister gave these ...
A week after the assault on Dutch tourists in Mirissa, four suspects were arrested yesterday by the Weligama police over another assault on a group of Israeli tourists in Midigama last Sunday, Police said. They said a group of five Israel tourists was assaulted on the Midigama beach on April 15 and one ...
In 2017, the top 7 entrants were invited, with the reigning Miss England, to tour Sri Lanka. Consequently Olivia Green, 'Miss Genting Stoke' and also second runner-up to Miss England 2017, was crowned Miss Premier Ceylon 2017. Through their partnership with the Miss England Organization, Premier ...
Tourism Minister John Amaratunga appealed to victims to come forward and promised to cover the expenses of those who return to the island to help identify perpetrators. The US State Department warned last year that sexual crimes against women were on the rise in Sri Lanka. While most reported ...
President Sirisena speaking further said that there has been an increase in foreign investments in Sri Lanka and significant progress has been made in the tourism sector too. The friendly foreign policy of his government has made it possible to achieve victories for the motherland, the President added.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) had this week ordered the Water Creatures Beach Guest Restaurant & Surf Bar to be closed ... were assaulted at the Surf Bar in Mirissa on 8th April when they resisted the suspects attempting to sexually harass the women. (Colombo Gazette).
He, however, warned that women tourists should be more careful and not venture out late night as a precaution. Most Western nations issued travel advisories warning on sexual crimes against women in Sri Lanka. In 2014, a local politician near a southern resort was sentenced to 20 years in prison for ...
Sri Lanka beefs up tourism policing after attacks ... Tourism Minister John Amaratunga appealed to victims to come forward and promised to cover the expenses of those who return to the island to ... Most Western nations issued travel advisories warning on sexual crimes against women in Sri Lanka.
The Controversial 'Water Creatures Beach Guest Restaurant & Surf Bar' in Mirissa, where a group of Dutch tourists were subjected to a brutal attack has been temporarily closed down following an order of Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) on Tuesday (17). The SLTDA said that the ...
Apr 20, Colombo: The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani who arrived in Sri Lanka on Wednesday on a two-day official visit, along with his delegation met with his Sri Lankan counterpart Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the members of the Sri Lanka-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Association ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) width="350" height="168" data-recalc-dims="1" />All hotels operating in Mirissa have been told they must register with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), Minister of Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka said ...
“We will invite foreign ambassadors to visit Mirissa and brief them on the safety measures taken by the government. ... The government has now called on all tourism service providers in Mirissa to register with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, while 17 establishments constructed on the ...
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka announced Friday (Apr 20) it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists. Police chief Pujith Jayasundara said 20 new stations would be established at holiday hotspots to protect ...
The Sri Lankan government has deployed the notorious Special Task Force, in order to protect foreign tourists in the south of the island after a group were assaulted earlier this month. Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara said the move was a “temporary measure to stabilize the law and order situation” ...
The move follows the recent incident involving a group of Dutch tourists. The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) had this week ordered the Water Creatures Beach Guest Restaurant & Surf Bar to be closed following an assault on some foreign tourists. The Police had later arrested ...
The Department of Commerce with the Export Development Board, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Sri Lanka High Commission in London ensured the participation of more than 40 SMEs representing IT/BPO, Electronics, Apparel, handicraft, coconut, tourism ,Gem and Jewellery ,Maritime and Boat ...
Two groups of tourists from the Netherlands and Israel were assaulted in 2 separate incidents on 8th and 15th of April in Mirissa beach by the locals. At present 13 persons are in remand custody over the incidents. Sri Lanka Tourism also took steps to order the authorities to close down few restaurants in ...
Apr 21, Dubai: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld airline alliance, is looking to spread its wings further in the Middle East, by rolling out the red carpet to the travel trade at the 25th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM)that will open in Dubai tomorrow.
Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka's Transport Ministry, on Friday said it had been made obligatory for all three wheel services in the island country to fix a meter ... Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister, John Amaratunga welcomed the move saying this would ensure a hassle free travel for the tourists.
Mr. Anis noted the significant potential for boosting trade and economic cooperation, partnership between business circles of Turkmenistan and Sri Lanka, interaction in the field of environmental protection and tourism. In recent years, the official Ashgabat has intensified its ties with South Asia, ...
Colombo: Sri Lanka announced on Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and ... Tourism Minister John Amaratunga appealed to victims to come forward and promised to cover the expenses of those who return to the island to help ...
Colombo, Apr 20 (PTI) Sri Lanka will set up 20 new police posts and patrols at popular scenic places after several sexual attacks and violence against foreign tourists in the recent weeks, police chief said today. Inspector General Pujith Jayasundera Daud said there will also be increased patrolling at ...
Sri Lanka yesterday announced it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists. Police chief Pujith Jayasundara said 20 new stations would be established at holiday hotspots to protect visitors from touts and ...
COLOMBO, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Coast Conservation Department have decided to remove all unauthorized constructions on the coastal ... Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga said it was important to remove unauthorized tourist hotels on the coast.
Minister Madduma Bandara said the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) will also offer support to make this a reality. He said that 14 individuals had been arrested by the Police in connection with the assaults that took place in Midigama and Mirissa adding that the law will be strictly ...
Sri Lanka announced Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists. Police chief Pujith Jayasundara said 20 new stations would be established at holiday hotspots to protect visitors from touts and ...
... Regional Director (East), Indian Ministry of Tourism, Sinan Thourn, chairman PATA Cambodia Chapter, Syed G. Qadir, CEO of Adventure Escape Asia, Sampath Erapola, president of Sri Lanka Association of Bangladesh, Sunil Sharma, Director of Nepal Tourism Board, Syed Akhteruzzaman Spondon, ...
However despite the assurance given by the Sri Lanka Tourism Devolopment Authority (SLTDA) that the Kandy district has fully returned to normalcy and bans on messaging platforms (WhatsApp, Viber) and Facebook had been lifted, tourists were still skeptical about the security situation.
Travelling safe has become a concern in Sri Lanka in the wake of a few attacks on tourists that have hurt holidaymakers trying to take home a memorable stay on the isle. Accusations have been levelled against mafia groups operating in the southern area of Mirissa who are said to have been carrying ...
The reality is that while the Government complains about unfairness in media criticism of its policies, the inadequacies are showing, be it in tourism, economic policy formulation, infrastructure ... Then, what has happened to the so-called Harvard input into making Sri Lanka a better economy? Hidden ...
Focused mainly on experiences by tourists visiting a country, MyTravelResearch.com has invited nominations from across the world for the following categories – Best location; Best design, Quirkiest toilet experience; Best economic contributor; Accessible design, or Overall commitment to toilet tourism.
Interior Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara addressing the media in Colombo today said that they would be establishing 20 more Tourist Police units and identify problem areas and monitor them to keep these incidents in check. Currently, the police are conducting investigations on the cause of the ...
The Government has issued instructions to hotels in Mirissa to register with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) and the unauthorized restaurant in Mirissa at which the Dutch tourists were assaulted has been closed. The Coastal Conservation Department has also stated that all ...
DUBAI – Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a three-day promotional mission to the United Arab Emirates as part of its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka. Headed by Madubhani Perera, ...
SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the one world airline alliance, is looking to spread its wings further in the Middle East, ... SriLankan Airlines is already popular with Middle East travellers, having gained a reputation for fine service and excellent hospitality and efficient ...
He said these unauthorized structures included tourist hotels. "We will remove all of them step by step," Chandrakeerthi said. Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga said it was important to remove unauthorized tourist hotels on the coast. The tourism minister said ...
Sources at Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry said that urgent steps are being taken to mitigate the impact the recent incidents will have on the tourism sector, the Asia Pacific Daily reported. Hotels in Kandy and even in the central hills in Nuwara Eliya are suffering from the after effects of the recent violence in ...
Minister further explained that the tourism industry is dominating the service sector in and around the Mirissa area, as such the removal of such places would lead to many unemployment issues among the area residents. Minister said that it was not the unity Government's principal to let down the small ...
Apr 22, Dubai: Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a three-day promotional mission to the United Arab Emirates as part of its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka. A 33-member delegation from ...
Sri Lanka, an island country in south Asian, located to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea, has been interestingly attracting Russian tourists over the two decades. The tourism industry, apart from tea exports, is very important as it brings revenue to the national ...
(MENAFN) Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has concluded a three day visit to the UAE in a bid to foray into new markets and raise tourists' ... Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau's marketing director Madubhani Perera led a delegation from Sri Lanka's tourism and hospitality sector that met with ...
Authorities in Sri Lanka said they will boost tourist police numbers at several popular natural attractions after a recent spate of harassment and ... Tourism minister John Amaratunga appealed for tourists to come forward and report crimes and warned female travellers to exercise caution when out after ...
Visitors from Kuwait saw an increase of 14.33 per cent during last year and"Oman 5.75 per cent, a press release said. The Kerala minister held discussions with local tourism players and presented before them the significance of travelling across Kerala. He also met and held talks with Sri Lanka Tourism ...
Examples of operator projects include Explore's pledge to increase the number of women running tours, initially in Vietnam, India and Sri Lanka, by 10% and improve the rights for women in the tourism industry. So far, in 2017, it trained six female tour leaders. Another member, Africa Collection, has ...
The Kerala minister held discussions with local tourism players and presented before them the significance of travelling across Kerala. He also met and held talks with Sri Lanka Tourism Minister, John Amartunga and Maharashtra Tourism Minister, Jaykumar Rawal among others. PTI UD”. UD”.
AMN / COLOMBO. Sri Lankan government has decided to establish police posts at 20 popular tourist places in the wake of assault incidents on tourists. Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara said yesterday that they will strengthen the tourist police as soon as possible and ensure the safety ...
The Pakistani investors also agreed to invest in the construction of a state-of-the-art hospital in Sri Lanka for heart surgeries, as well as two tourist resorts and a low-cost housing complex. Minister Malik Samarawickrama, Secretary General of National Economic Council Prof. Lalith Samarakoon, and ...
"The boat building industry is one which can transform the economic landscape of the country since it is linked to vital economic activities that will grow in importance in the decades to come such as fisheries, tourism, offshore oil and gas exploration and export of boats, ships and bunkering. Therefore Sri ...
The representatives from leading companies in Pakistan informed President Sirisena that they are ready for new investments in the fields of health, housing, tourism, science and technology in Sri Lanka.Thus attention was given to the new investment opportunities in the fields of building highways and ...
A group of Pakistani investors arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday to explore investment opportunities in the island nation in the fields of health, housing, tourism, science and technology. The Pakistani delegation met President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, during which special emphasis was also given ...
Formed in 2013 to merge the diverse training units of SriLankan Airlines that had developed over more than three decades of experience of the National Carrier, SLAC is located at Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. It consists of six faculties - Travel & Tourism; Airport Services; Cargo ...
SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld airline alliance, is firmly focused on increasing its foothold in the Middle East travel market, with a concerted promotional effort at the 25th Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. Having served the sector for years, SriLankan ...
State Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal said, “I am certain that this step will draw attention to Buddha's journey and self-discovery and entice visitors from other friendly nations including Japan, Sri Lanka, and Thailand to visit the State and boost tourism.” Mr. Waghmare said, “We are pleased to create ...
Colombo, April 24 (newsin.asia) – A group of investors from Pakistan, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday have expressed interest to construct a state of the art hospital in the island country to perform heart surgeries and to build two tourism zones as well as to construct a low-cost new housing scheme.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan expected that Viet Nam and Sri Lanka will actively and effectively realize the agreements signed during the Sri Lankan PM's official visit to Viet Nam in April 2017, striving to raise the two-way trade value to US$1 billion in the upcoming time.
Shuxun also extended his official CSAE and CKIEF invite to Sri Lanka by handing over them to Minister Bathiudeen. "Yunnan Government is also keen for partnering with Sri Lanka in agro, bio-pharma, tourism sectors as well as cooperation in plant breeding and development," said Advisor Shuxun.
Significantly, 23 per cent of the total passenger count on the Middle East-Colombo sector comprises of Middle Eastern business and leisure travellers, either making a vacation trip to enjoy some of Sri Lanka's many-splendoured delights, or business visitors travelling to make deals in Colombo or other ...
The Pakistani delegation met President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, during which special emphasis was also given to building highways and oil ... The investors also expressed their interest in constructing a state-of-the-art hospital in Sri Lanka to perform heart surgeries and to build two tourism ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a press conference at Arabian Travel Market Media Center today, 23rd April, 2018 as part of their participation at Arabian Travel Market 2018 and its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA ) today raised concerns on poor regulations at the Yala sanctuary. The concerns were raised ... the reputation of Sri Lanka. “All stakeholders must unite to ensure better park management and visitor experience without further delay,” SLTDA said.
he also extended his official CSAE and CKIEF invite to Sri Lanka by handing over them to Minister Bathiudeen. Yunnan is also the closest Chinese province to Sri Lanka-and to the rest of South Asia. “Yunnan Government is also keen for partnering with Sri Lanka in agro, bio-pharma, tourism sectors as ...
SriLankan Airlines is firmly focused on increasing its foothold in the Middle East travel market with a concerted promotional effort at the 25th Arabian ... The tie-up with the Oneworld alliance has further enhanced traffic flows to the airline from their partners, making Colombo a growing transport hub.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), on Wednesday, raised concerns on poor regulations at the Yala sanctuary. The concerns were raised after a photograph circulated on social media of trucks with tourists surrounding an animal in the park. SLTDA said in a tweet that over-visitation ...
Mirissa made headlines for an unpleasant incident earlier this month and the authorities immediately reacted to it by taking actions like suspending the activities of the restaurant and removing unauthorised establishments along the Mirissa coastal belt. Hence, work is in progress to safeguard the tourism ...
Another exhibition of photos by Vietnamese people who have been in Sri Lanka will be showcased at the festival, expressing reminiscence of their time in Sri Lanka. Documentaries and a motion picture will be screened to introduce the culture and tourism of Sri Lanka to visitors. At the inauguration ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) width="247" height="428" data-recalc-dims="1" />The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA ) today raised concerns ... SLTDA said in a tweet that over-visitation and poor regulations at Yala is a long-running issue that is damaging the reputation of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga on Thursday raised concerns of interference in the implementation of the law by the ... Addressing a media briefing at the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) auditorium in Colombo, he noted, "We are doing this in ...
The Vietnamese parliamentary leader informing the Sri Lankan Speaker that the National Assembly had established the Vietnam-Sri Lanka Friendship Parliamentarians' Group, said that her Sri Lankan counterpart's visit would help deepen the friendship and traditional cooperation between the two ...
“Families from Madurai are showing a lot of interest in travelling abroad, compared to about a decade ago when it was usually groups who went on package tours. Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Sri Lanka continue to be the most sought after destinations by families as these are economical and ...
However, the SLTPB board members representing The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) and The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) had insisted the minister to fast-track the digital marketing campaign rather than implementing the CNN campaign which is considered to ...
Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators President Harith Fernando yesterday said that compared to a Rs.250,000 liquor license that small establishments should purchase annually, the quarterly fine for operating without such a license is just Rs.3,000, with the law promoting illegal but ...
Pham Van Hung, a visitor, is impressed by traditional products made by rural artisans of Sri Lanka sold at the event. “Hand-woven scarves made from bamboo yarn are so nice. I feel they have good quality as well,” said Hung. “I bought some souvenirs and scarves as gifts for my relatives”. Knowing little ...
Pham Van Hung, a visitor, is impressed by the traditional products sold at the event that were made by the rural artisans of Sri Lanka. “Hand-woven scarves made from bamboo yarn are so nice. I feel they have good quality as well,” said Hung. “I bought some souvenirs and scarves as gifts for my ...
Sri Lanka has won the bid to host the Round Table International World Meeting (RTIWM) 2018 connecting four leading hotels in Negombo from 5th to ... press briefing, Minister of Tourism and Christian Affairs John Amaratunga said that growing MICE activities such as RTIWM 2018 will help Sri Lanka to ...
Sri Lanka has won the bid to host the Round Table International World Meeting (RTIWM) 2018 connecting four leading hotels in Negombo from 5th to 9th ... Minister of Tourism and Christian Affairs John Amaratunga said that growing MICE activities such as RTIWM 2018 will help Sri Lanka to establish ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has recently held a press conference at Arabian Travel Market Media Center as part of their participation at Arabian Travel Market 2018 and its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka.
In this context, the GOSL cannot depend on other carriers to promote tourism in Sri Lanka, as most major airlines promote their own countries by way of events such as shopping festivals or formula 1 races etc. Promotion of Sri Lanka as a travel destination should be a joint effort of the Sri Lanka Tourist ...
Many foreigners have seen her blog and visited Sri Lanka particularly to make this journey. Now many tourists travel by train to their chosen destinations with the most popular routes being, Colombo – Galle , Colombo – Badulla, Colombo – Polonnaruwa, Colombo – Anuradhapura, and Colombo ...
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Mirissa remains an unfortunate incident where tourists were physically and sexually attacked at a Surf Bar on April 8 that was subsequently closed on the orders of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). In this instance the Tourism Ministry and SLTDA officials have taken immediate ...
The Sri Lanka Tourist Development Authority (SLTDA) said it would insist that tourist guesthouses and home-stay locations obtain licences. They will be given one year to bring their services up to a standard acceptable for the granting of a licence from the tourism authority. Until that time they must be ...
Meanwhile, a tug of words has occurred between another Minister and the Coast Conservation Department which had announced its intention to remove illegal structures on Sri Lanka's beaches in the wake of attacks by beach touts and operators of unauthorised bars and restaurants on tourists in ...
While Maithripala Sirisena was engaged in a Hamletian soliloquy in the balcony of his suite at the Hilton wondering whether to say or not to say that he would make a bid for a second term, things were happening in a faraway tourist hideout along the southern coast of Sri Lanka called Mirissa. Unlike the ...
When he reigned, Italian tourism investor Bruno Colombo had built a solid empire — I Viaggi del Ventaglio — well-known for organised tours and several tourist villages ... Bruno Colombo was one of the investors who had interests in Malindi and had bought the Salama Beach Hotel from an Asian family.
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has recently held a press conference at Arabian Travel Market Media Center as part of their participation at Arabian Travel Market 2018 and its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka.
In this context, the GOSL cannot depend on other carriers to promote tourism in Sri Lanka, as most major airlines promote their own countries by way of events such as shopping festivals or formula 1 races etc. Promotion of Sri Lanka as a travel destination should be a joint effort of the Sri Lanka Tourist ...
According to her, out of 30 odd countries she has visited, the journey from Kandy to Ella by train is the most scenic and beautiful in the world. Many foreigners have seen her blog and visited Sri Lanka particularly to make this journey. Now many tourists travel by train to their chosen destinations with the ...
Mirissa remains an unfortunate incident where tourists were physically and sexually attacked at a Surf Bar on April 8 that was subsequently closed on the orders of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). In this instance the Tourism Ministry and SLTDA officials have taken immediate ...
The Sri Lanka Tourist Development Authority (SLTDA) said it would insist that tourist guesthouses and home-stay locations obtain licences. They will be given one year to bring their services up to a standard acceptable for the granting of a licence from the tourism authority. Until that time they must be ...
Ever since the civil war ended in 2009, Sri Lanka's popularity as a holiday destination has been on the rise. However, while the south and west of the island has prospered with whale-watching tours, safaris, luxury resorts and backpacker accommodation, the north and east haven't gained nearly as ...
On Thursday March 29, experts from the tourism sector in Sri Lanka attended a networking event together with representatives from Wildlife Tourism Australia, Griffith University, Scope Global, and other key partners involved in the Australia Awards Sustainable Tourism Development in Sri Lanka Short ...
If you recall, almost exactly a month ago, we wrote about a long-term incubator for startups called Venture Frontier Lanka. Describing itself as a first entrepreneurship platform to focus on the complete startup lifecycle, Venture Frontier Lanka is a 4-year nationwide entrepreneurship initiative. They would ...
“It's written in opposition to the Sri Lankan state's narrative of the conflict, which aims to erase Tamil suffering, deny atrocity, and undermine the community's right to agitate for justice.” Speaking alongside Dr Seoighe was Sinthujan Varatharajah, who recited an essay examining tourism in the North-East.
... SAGT to new container shipping service · Largest aircraft lands at Sri Lanka's emptiest international airport · Sri Lanka car registrations up in March, Wagon-R leads · SriLankan Airlines says passenger, cargo revenues up amid losses · Services · Education · General Services · ICT · Marketing · Tourism ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) today said that it would launch a mobile registration campaign to register hoteliers in Mirissa this week. The SLTDA said the registration will be done according to the provisions of the SLTDA Act and said a team of SLTDA officials would visit the ...
It appeared that President Sirisena was not in favour of taking back Karunanayake who was tipped to get the tourism portfolio. However, party sources said there would be further discussions with Sirisena. Under the reshuffle involving 17 ministers, the United National Party (UNP) ministers were given ...
... 30,000 people lost their lives. Thankfully, the ever-resilient island nation has spent years integrating the country's previously isolated ethnicities and harmonising the experiences of its visitors. Sri Lanka has successfully re-established herself as a serene mecca for luxury travellers and true explorers.
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, May 1 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister, John Amaratunga, on Tuesday said his government had signed an agreement with a leading Chinese tour operator in a bid to attract more Chinese tourists to visit the island country, after a fall in numbers.
COLOMBO, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said on Tuesday that the Sri Lankan government had signed an agreement with a leading Chinese tour operator in a bid to attract more Chinese tourists to visit the island country. Amaratunga said local tour operator Green ...
The Government says it will look to attract more tourists from China and has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to promote Sri Lanka. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said that Sri Lanka feels China is the best bet to increase Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals as Chinese tourists like to visit Sri ...
COLOMBO: Anti-Muslim violence and an outbreak of dengue fever in Sri Lanka have led the government to slash its target for tourist arrivals this year after a record 2017. Tourism Promotion Minister John Amaratunga said on Tuesday that 2.5 million arrivals were expected, down from an earlier estimate ...
In Kenya, children are taken on safari in the Naboisho Conservancy to see wildlife and learn more about conservation and the environment. Experiences continue in Peru where kids will visit Machu Picchu, in Sri Lanka where they will see the ocean for the first time, in India to visit the Taj Mahal, and in ...
May 01, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has planned to attract 100,000 Chinese tourists to the country within the next 12 months and an agreement in this regard was signed in Colombo today. A Chinese and Sri Lankan company will launch this project, with an expected revenue of US $ 120 ...
Minister Amaratunga also noted that this suspension was likely to be in place until the said unauthorised constructions were removed by their owners and registrations of these places were undertaken by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). This issue arose following an attack on ...
ECONOMYNEXT - China's Yingke Travels said it was partnering Sri Lanka's Green Leaves Travels to carry 100,000 tourists to the island in the next 12 ... Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said there was potential for other Chinese tour operators to partner Sri Lankan companies to grow the ...
Sri Lanka is the first country in the region to open up its economy for greater private partnerships.” She stressed that due to all the mechanism the country has developed, it is now become one of the safest countries for investors. Apart from making it attractive for tourism, the country wants to become ...
Green Leaves Leisure (Pvt) Ltd., a subsidiary of Green Leaves Group, yesterday guaranteed to bring 16,000 additional Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka monthly for the next 10 years commencing this May, with the aim of making China the largest source market for the Sri Lankan tourism industry by year end ...
Video clippings on BOI and Sri Lanka Tourism were screened, followed by a question and answer session. Over 50 participants representing the industry and media attended the business interactive session. Corporate leaders from prominent companies such as Gazprombank, Impresario Entertainment ...
The illegal establishments identified for removal are a compliance and safety risk and have resulted in creating a dangerous and unsafe perception of Sri Lanka tourism. This is probably the worst public relations for the country at a time when the government is relying on the tourism sector to bring in ...
"However, if swift and decisive action is taken at Mirissa as publicly announced by the Minister of Law and Order to remove illegal establishments, coupled with punitive action against the culprits, it will send out a strong message to the world that Sri Lanka respects tourists and that their safety is of ...
A delegation of 51 Sri Lanka-based tourism and hospitality companies visited Arabian Travel Market in Dubai to develop tourist arrivals and demand. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a press conference at Arabian Travel Market Media Center last week as part of their ...
The government should also accelerate structural reforms to strengthen markets, improve the investment climate, boost investment promotion and introduce trade facilitation, it added. Sri Lanka secured a $1.5 billion 36-month bailout from the International Monetary Fund in June 2016 following a balance ...
Melwa Hotels and Hilton had last year signed an agreement for the development of six Hilton-branded – three Hilton and three Doubletree by Hilton — properties in Sri Lanka. The entire project is estimated to cost over $100 million. The investment from IFC will improve tourism in Sri Lanka, create jobs, ...
“The investment will increase Sri Lanka's capacity in the tourism sector, create jobs, and generate more foreign exchange,” the IFC said. ... expertise and advice as we diversify in to tourism,” said P. P Muruganandhan, Managing Director of Melwa, which is a new entrant to Sri Lanka's tourism sector.
Matsumura added that his team's arrival in Colombo is also due to the favorable impressions he received about Sri Lanka from President Maithripala Sirisena's recent visit to Japan. FSRI's is also the owner and Supreme Advisor of Japan's 3DOM Inc, supplier of one of world's best solid electrical vehicle ...
Ltd Vice General Manager Hai Feng Yuan, Tourism Minister John Amaratunga, Green Leaves Group Chairman Harindra Rodrigo and Sri Lanka Tourism ... a subsidiary of Green Leaves Group, on Tuesday guaranteed to bring 16,000 additional Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka monthly for the next 10 years, ...
Revenue fell 6 percent from a year earlier to 654.5 million rupees in the March 2018 quarter which is part of the peak tourism season, direct costs were flat at 500.5 million rupees, constricting gross profits by 21 percent to 154 million rupees. Marketing expenses rose 37 percent to 17.9 million rupees and ...
May 03, 2018 (LBO) – The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group,is investing US 27 million dollars in Melwa Hotels and Resorts Private Limited towards the development of 3 hotels across Sri Lanka. The investment will increase Sri Lanka's capacity in the tourism sector, ...
COLOMBO, May 3 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka plans to attract more tourists from the Middle East by conducting promotion campaigns, a minister here said on Thursday. Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga told Xinhua that Sri Lanka received only 35,000 tourists from ...
The Sri Lanka's largest tourism and travel fair organized by the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) was launched today under the patronage of Minister of Tourism Development, John Amaratunga at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre. Pix by Kithsiri de Mel ...
A delegation of 51 Sri Lanka-based tourism and hospitality companies visited Arabian Travel Market in Dubai to develop tourist arrivals and demand. Sri Lankan Minister of Tourism John Amaratunga, Sri Lankan Consul General – Dubai and Northern Emirates Charitha Yattagoda, Sri Lanka Tourism ...
Sri Lanka has attracted US $465 million in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), exceeding the Board of Investment (BOI) ... of FDI to the country while utilities projects have attracted US $157 million followed by manufacturing, tourism & leisure and apparel, at US $42 million, ...
Departing Fort Lauderdale for Amsterdam on January 6, Silver Whisper will become the first ever ship to visit all seven continents on a world cruise. ... The voyages depart from Mumbai or Singapore with overnight stays in Sri Lanka included, among a host of visits to other exotic destinations in the Indian ...
As a result of President's visit, the Japanese government has expressed willingness to provide assistance to projects in the fields of port development, digitalization, energy, health, tourism, infrastructure development, and marine security and the delegation at length discussed the steps need to be taken ...
However, he mentioned that Sri Lanka is still a safe destination compared to most other major tourist destinations in the region. ... “We at THASL would like to join hands with SLTDA to run workshops in key touristic areas on safety of tourists, general customer service, benefits and sensitivities of tourism”.
The 8th edition of the tourism and travel fair 'Sancharaka Udawa' was inaugurated by Tourism Minister John Amaratunga at the BMICH yesterday. The two-day event which is being organized by Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau ...
Noting that two of Sri Lanka's largest tourist markets, India and China, will account for 25% of the total global population, including the world's largest population of millennials, JLL cautioned that the opportunity cost to Sri Lanka could be high, if it fails to follow through on key initiatives and does not ...
is the enthralling theories and myths the Hinduism has, which surprises us day-to-day. There are enormous stories, plots, and facts that often spellbound us all the way to tickle the sense of curiosity about Hindu Mythology. Be it Ramayana, Mahabharata or other popularly sacred texts, every book carries ...
Round Table Sri Lanka (RTSL) has won the bid to host the Round Table International (RTI) world meeting in 2018 from September 5-9, the group's ... be visiting Wilpattu, Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Sigiriya and Dambulla as part of a tour showcasing the history, culture and natural beauty of Sri Lanka.
The Minister also noted that this suspension was likely to be in place until the said unauthorised constructions were removed by their owners and registrations of these places were undertaken by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). The unauthorised restaurant whose owner was ...
The sartorial overhaul for the long arm of the law was one of the few nuggets of information to come out of a long-winded seminar titled 'Managing Issues, Change and Reputation for the Future of Tourism in Sri Lanka' organised by advertising agency Bates Strategic Alliance and its consultancy NGage, ...
Kerala's robust tourism industry, hard hit by frequent shutdown calls by politicians, wants an end to the menace once and for all. ... “At a time when other states in India and neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka are campaigning aggressively to attract tourists, alienating travellers would have grave ...
The current mainstays of Sri Lanka's economy – are tourism, exports led garment and tea and sprinkling of manufacturing and agricultural products, agriculture with a high proportion of rice production, and remittances from Sri Lankan workers overseas (90% from the Middle East). Its chronic problem is ...
During a recent trip to Sri Lanka, we got our education in tea at the Blue field Tea Gardens in Nuwara Eliya, one of 11 tea-growing regions in the country. Taking a page from wineries, many tea estates offer public tours of fields and production facilities, and feature tasting areas, restaurants and gift shops.
Sri Lanka is looking to become the most preferred destination in Asia for GCC travellers, having received a total of 107,635 tourists from the Middle East ... As part of efforts to boost visitor numbers from the GCC, the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau hosted a press conference at the Arabian Travel ...
Sri Lanka is looking to become the most preferred destination in Asia for GCC travellers, having received a total of 107,635 tourists from the Middle ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) says some roads, which were recently opened up for construction purposes near the Yala buffer ... Kavan Ratnayaka said the SLTDA will push for stronger reforms to ensure better visitor management at Yala, Sri Lanka's most-visited wildlife park.
The report noted that the top three most popular non-European destinations for Brits “are New York, then Orlando and in third place is Colombo in Sri Lanka, with its tourism boom continuing after decades of civil war. “Manila in the Philippines, meanwhile, has also stormed into the top 10 and is now the ...
Travel Trade Maldives has announced to host the 3rd edition of TTM from 20th April 2019 to 22nd April 2019. Furthermore, Organizers Maldives Getaways will partner up with Srilankan Authorities to host the first ever Travel Trade Srilanka from the 24th April 2019 to 26th April 2019 in the capital city- ...
... Sri Lanka an array of global brands and businesses via franchise partnerships and authorised dealerships and partnerships as the group banks on higher demand for branded products from local people, whose incomes |are rising. The group is also banking on the country's booming tourism industry.
Overall, India is the top source market for tourism for SriLankan with over 3.8 lakh visiting the island nation last year, which was an 8% growth.
He said overcrowding had been identified as a key issue concerning the Yala national park and added that the Sri Lanka Tourism Development ...
COLOMBO, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 100,000 Chinese tourists visited Sri Lanka till April this year, making China among the top three countries ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, May 8 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals recorded a 12.6 percent growth in April, when compared to the ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 12-6 percent from a year ago to 180,426 in April 2018, with strong growth from India, UK and triple ...
May 08, Colombo: First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign ... tourism sectors; and easing the visa regime between Serbia and Sri Lanka.
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka for the month of April rose 12.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 180, 429 amid higher arrivals from Asia & Pacific and ... A large Sri Lankan expatriate community lives in both Australia and Sri Lanka and they tend to visit Sri Lanka during April to celebrate Avurudu with their ...
Sri Lanka's wildlife tourism currently is in a pathetic state due to the scant regard of safari operators and lodge owners and even the tourists towards the flora and fauna of the country's wildlife sanctuaries open for tourism. According to local tourism sector stakeholder, the entry of international players like ...
However, as Sri Lanka continues to invest in the tourism industry and reach towards its vision of being identified as a place for memorable, authentic ...
Nearly 100,000 Chinese tourists visited Sri Lanka till April this year, making China among the top three countries generating the most number of tourists to the island country, statistics from the Tourism Ministry showed Tuesday. In April, 17,462 Chinese tourists arrived in Sri Lanka, making China the third ...
I am sure that links between our Singaporean businessmen and the Sri Lankan counterparts would have grown stronger after this trip to Sri Lanka. I urge all of you to take advantage of the opportunities to network, and to foster new partnership.” Last year, Sri Lanka-Singapore total bilateral trade was at ...
The latest data from the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority shows that, as of the end of April, Sri Lanka enjoyed growth of 16.1 per cent in ...
The Department of Coastal Conservation says that steps would be taken within next month to demolish the unauthorized constructions in the Weligama – Mirissa, Dehiwela - Mt. Lavinia and Negombo coastal belts. B. K. Prabath Chandrakeerthi, the Director General of the Department of Coastal ...
May 11, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's gross official reserve position had ... Earnings from tourism and workers' remittances continued their growth ...
May 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank releasing the monetary policy ... Earnings from tourism and workers' remittances continued their growth ...
May 11, Colombo: Despite a notable income from tourism and net foreign inflow to the stock market, Sri Lanka's trade deficit in February significantly ...
Sri Lanka has more imports than exports because, people in the country earn dollars from remittances and tourism which tends to widen the trade ...
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) is offering 5 nights/6 days 'Shri Ramayana Yatra-Sri Lanka Ex Delhi' tour package at a ...
Speaking at the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Sri Lanka, ... He also welcomed cooperation in various sectors of energy, tourism, ...
The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran also said: "Considering ample tourist attractions of Iran and Sri Lanka, issues of tourism and direct flights ...
Addressing the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Sri Lanka in ... He also welcomed cooperation in various sectors of energy, tourism, ...
Indians travel to Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and England to watch cricket matches, however, over the last 10 years there is a growing interest to ...
Rouhani also added that the two sides called for establishment of a direct flight between Tehran and Colombo to boost tourism. Elsewhere, the Iranian ...
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sri Lanka's president invited Iranian businesses to ... and Colombo can boost ties in various fields including energy, tourism, ...
President Sirisena, expressing his views said that the assistance of the Government of Iran is expected for the economic prosperity of Sri Lanka.
Iran and Sri Lanka signed five agreements today following talks between President Maithripala Sirisena the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani.
Part of the sales could be to travellers, whose sales are not documented ... be solved by giving a tax rebate for tourists at the airport like VAT refunds.
Mastercard and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) are offeringexciting opportunities for Indian travellers to avail the convenience of ...
Govt. responds to Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA detractors ... Business visitors will be permitted for a period of not more than 30 days for purposes such as ...
Also discussed at the meetings were the possibility of direct flights between Tehran and Colombo to facilitate tourism between the two countries.
Discounts on Flights, Hotel Stays and Shoppingset to give Indians more reasons to visit Sri Lanka. Mastercard and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions ...
The Airline's Holidaysdivision has also come up with exciting holiday packages offering tickets, hotel stay, airport transfers and excursions at a very ...
The Governor General noted that Sri Lanka was rich in the education sector and ... Enhancing cooperation in tourism, agriculture, human resources ...
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) tourism is ... It is also offering 5 nights/6 days 'Shri Ramayana Yatra-Sri Lanka Ex Delhi' ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) width="248" height="165" data-recalc-dims="1" />Iran and Sri Lanka signed five agreements today following talks ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) width="315" height="155" data-recalc-dims="1" />Mastercard and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) ...
The Premier said more job opportunities will be created following the introduction of the industrial and tourism zones. "Following the war we were not ...
For millennial-minded travellers, the recently launched Avani+ Luang ... Escape to Avani Kalutara Resort, Sri Lanka where the Kalu Ganga River ...
A new direct connection from Australia has lead to a sharp rise in Australian tourists to Maldives on Sri Lankan Airlines' new Sri Lanka-Maldives ...
Sri Lanka has expressed interest in establishing direct banking links with ... air links and tourism were among other areas discussed by both leaders.
First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic, who had paid a visit to Sri Lanka early this month, speaks about the latest ...
Odisha urges AIR Asia to operate flight to Colombo and Bangkok ... Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda told news persons here that ...
Odisha government has requested the Air Asia to operate its flight from Bhubaneswar to Colombo and Bangkok, informed Tourism Minister Ashok ...
Sri Lanka to address unemployment in the country, says its PM ... He informed about new jobs to be created in the industrial and tourism fields.
... to two international destinations — Sri Lankan capital Colombo and Thailand capital Bangkok — in the upcoming days, informed State Tourism and ...
AirAsia is planning to launch next international flights to Colombo and Bangkok from Bhubaneswar after Kuala Lumpur, Tourism and Culture Minister ...
John Amaratunge, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian ... of Understanding between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of ...
Government doctors are to stage a token strike tomorrow against the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Sri Lanka and Singapore.
IRCTC Tourism is offering a 4 Nights/5 Days 'Scenic Andaman' air tour package ... IRCTC Tourism's 'Scenic Andaman' package details ... a six-day flight tour package to Sri Lanka from Rs. 47,600, and a 10-day package tour to Gaya ...
... international flights to Colombo and Bangkok from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) Bhubaneswar after Kuala Lumpur. Tourism and Culture ...
AirAsia may launch ops to Colombo, Bangkok ... coming days, informed State Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda here on Tuesday.
According to Nepal Tourism Board, tourist arrivals surged by 45,993 or ... As per NTB, a total of 18,166 tourists from Sri Lanka and 10,945 tourists from ...
IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is offering a tour ... 29,000, and a 6-day flight tour package to Sri Lanka, among others.
While Indians have been travelling to Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and England to watch cricket matches, over the last 10 years there has also ...
He pointed out that the airport and aviation sector of Sri Lanka must adopt a strategic plan – a roadmap similar to the three-year Tourism Strategic Plan ...
Apparel and textiles are the backbone of Sri Lanka's tradable sector, representing 47% of total exports in 2016. And while industries such as tourism, ...
The Sinhalese version of the official website of the Ministry of Tourism ... and the website of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Honorary ...
( May 18, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) First in 2017, now again, this year, unknown black hat hackers team named as Tamil Eelam Cyber Force ...
Trade expansion with Sri Lanka urged ... of herbal medicine, gem and jewellery, culture, commerce and trade, science and technology and tourism.
... multi-sectoral cooperation in the fields of herbal medicine, gem and jewelry, culture, commerce and trade, science and technology and tourism. He said that Sri Lanka offers huge opportunities in gem and jewelry, rubber, garments, ...
Pakistani business chamber seeks to expand two-way trade with Sri Lanka ... May 19, Colombo: A delegation of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and ... and jewelry, culture, commerce and trade, science and technology and tourism.
... jewelry, culture, commerce & trade, science and technology and tourism. ... The ideal and friendly relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) width="294" height="184" ... of this sort will 'immensely benefit' the country's tourism industry which is on an ambitious ...
Several Sri Lankan websites including the website of the Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs have been hit by a ...
Sri Lanka is to diversify its export products considering the current demand in the export market and develop a mechanism to reach non-traditional ...
He always yearned to see Sri Lanka's Big Cat, the leopard, like its small ... with Riaz based in Sri Lanka handling in-bound high-end visitors keen on ...
Sri Lanka grappling with economic nationalism, says Eran ... “It's a dilemma in the tourism, tea, rubber and coconut industries in Sri Lanka whereas it's ...
How does animal cruelty impact on the tourism industry of a nation? In some tourist resorts in Sri Lanka, there are cruel methods of dealing with stray ...
This has resulted in further delays for a campaign prompting industry representations on the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Board to request an urgent ...
Sri Lanka's tourism authorities offer very lucrative mobile phone packages inclusive of sufficient international calling minutes and country-wide data ...
May 20, Colombo: The National Export Strategy (NES) to raise export earnings in six priority sectors including information technology, health tourism, ...
It's Goa's loss and Sri Lanka's gain as far as Telugu tourist flow to the island nation is concerned. More and more Casino-bound tourists from the ...
The pioneer in converting marine containers to usable work space in Sri Lanka, Advantis Engineering has partnered with the team behind The Box ...
... four parallel breakout sessions on Navigating the Operating Landscape – Regulations – Tax – Forex – Land, Projects in the Pipeline: PPP and Western Region Megapolis Project, Thriving from the growing Capital Markets and Plugging into opportunities: Port City, Tourism, Logistics and Agriculture.”
According to the draft plan, the future development initiatives in the corridor, such as industrial estates, cultural development zones, tourism zones, urban service centres will be concentrated on six major population centres in the corridor—Colombo Megapolis, Gampaha Metro Region, Negombo Metro ...
“We have a tie up with Ballagio Casino and SriLankan Airlines, which often come up with exciting packages with low pricing. This apart, of late, wedding tourism from India is evolving as a big industry here. The high-net-worth individuals are seen arriving here in chartered flights for family weddings,” ...
... Region Megapolis Project, Thriving from the growing Capital Markets and Plugging into opportunities: Port City, Tourism, Logistics and Agriculture.”
May 23, Colombo: Aitken Spence PLC recorded a steady financial ... The tourism sector recorded a growth of 18.2% in revenue to Rs. 28.5 billion, ...
Aitken Spence is the second largest leisure sector operator in Sri Lanka after John Keells and has a sizable portfolio of resorts in Maldives.
The summer travel season is just around the corner and you may be ... Travellers from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan enjoy travel ...
SriLankan Airlines, long in the forefront of global conservation efforts, launched a new 'Corporate Policy on the Carriage of Fauna & Flora on Board ...
SriLankan Airlines launched a new 'Corporate Policy on the Carriage of Fauna & Flora on Board SriLankan Aircraft' on May 22, 2018, to strengthen its ...
Aitken Spence is the second largest leisure sector operator in Sri Lanka after John Keells and has a sizable portfolio of resorts in the Maldives.
During the event, Mr. Imtiaz Muqbil, Executive Editor of Travel Impact ... Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (May 2017) and Institute for ...
It is often the case – particularly in a developing country such as Sri Lanka – that the tax system, primarily income tax, becomes complex over time.
Administratively, an electronic travel authorisation (ETA) scheme is in place, which ... Under the current law, for a non-citizen to work in Sri Lanka, a residence visa ... After arriving in Sri Lanka the residence visa has to be applied for.
For recreation, post the convention the HRAWI is also organizing tours for delegates in Colombo and Kandy over the next three days. Mr. Kumar De ...
“We want to display our culture and uniqueness to Chinese travelers, and the beauty and many attractions of Sri Lanka as well,” said Randima ...
COLOMBO: Derided by the international media as a “White elephant”, and as port which ships avoid, the ... He said the mega Port City project, once completed will attract tourism into Colombo city as there will be luxury hotels, ...
Sri Lanka may be a touch rough by international tourism standards, but that's entirely its charm. As an emerging destination, this South Asian island ...
Other schemes that have leveraged reduced travel times include the government initiative, led by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, ...
The theme of the convention will be Surfing the Wave of Global Tourism. ... Hotel Association of Sri Lanka, Aravinda de Silva, deputy chairman, Ideal ...
Australian travel company Intrepid has released an Adventure Tourism ... Already viewed as a destination on the rise, Sri Lanka still only sees 2.2 ...
May 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ... The tourism industry in Jaffna, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee areas ...
“Out of the nine provinces in Sri Lanka, we must remember that the poorest is the North. Other than Jaffna, this situation encompasses Kilinochchi and ...
Almost half of foreign tourists in 2017 hailed from five countries ... for visitors from India, China, United States, United Kingdom and Sri Lanka, states ...
A total of 9,40,217 foreign tourists arrived in Nepal last year and five countries -- India, China, United States, United Kingdom and Sri Lanka ...
Born in the UK, she grew up visiting Sri Lanka's largest city with her parents who, though from Jaffna, had lived in Colombo during the Civil War and ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Mirissa, a tourist hotspot in southern Sri Lanka that came into prominence with whale watching over the last decade, is getting ...
As Sri Lanka has sought to increase development and particularly tourism infrastructure, this has seen the relocation of people into areas populated by ...
'Out of the nine provinces in Sri Lanka, we must remember that the poorest is the North. Other than Jaffna, this situation encompasses Kilinochchi and ...
About 10 percent of them may be tourists. Almost half of the passengers to Colombo continue their journey to the Gulf destinations. About a quarter of ...
... added to the Colombo city by reclamation of the sea is to be released, Colombo Page reported. CHECK OUT Sri Lanka travel and tourism: 21 things ...
Five reasons why Sri Lanka needs to attract foreign direct investments ... You may have heard that Sri Lanka is intent on drumming up more foreign ... in sectors such as tourism, logistics, information technology-enabled services, and ...
The new section of the Responsible Travel website includes trips to a long list of countries, everywhere from Greece to Sri Lanka and Seychelles.
May 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka's exports peaked to historic high levels in ... earnings from tourism in March 2018 are estimated at US$ 433 million, with ...
Estimated tourism earnings rose 24.1 percent to 433 million US dollars. Sri Lanka has a current account deficit due to mostly government borrowing ...
Sri Lanka needs to up its game in developing its tourism product and entertainment offering to attract higher spending tourists, a top official of Sri ...
Jun 01, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's overall exports were up by 6.3 percent to ... Earnings from tourism increased notably in March 2018 continuing the ...
One such meeting was with the chairperson, Shanghai Tourism Administration, Xu Weiwan with a view to increase outbound traffic to Sri Lanka and ...
The Chefs' Guild of Lanka unveiled the 18th edition of Culinary Art Food Expo (CAFE) 2018 yesterday at the BMICH Colombo with Tourism ...
Minister Amaratunga invited Chairman Weiwan to visit Sri Lanka along with a delegation of tourism officials and industry experts on a fact finding tour.
... yesterday under the patronage of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga. Food companies from Sri Lanka ...
Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne was my boss there and he contributed to promoting wildlife-based tourism in Sri Lanka. Q: Were you taking photographs ...
Sri Lanka was showcased in all its splendour at the Shanghai World Travel Fair held at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre in China last week. This was ...
COLOMBO: When hospitality branding specialist QUO founder/CEO David Keen walked into the lift of the new Jaz hotel in Amsterdam on opening day ...
COLOMBO, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga recently held talks with China's tourism and airline officials to ...
Sri Lanka was showcased in all its splendour at the Shanghai World Travel Fair held at Shanghai Exhibition Centre in China last week. This was the ...
Colombo, June 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga held talks with China's tourism and airline officials to encourage more ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga held talks with China's tourism and airline officials to encourage more Chinese visitors to the island ...
Colombo: Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga held talks with China's tourism and airline officials to encourage more Chinese visitors to the ...
The Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs announced the appointment of Mr. Dehan Seneviratne as Chairman, Sri Lanka ...
Dehan Seneviratne, a veteran marketing industry personality, has been appointed as Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLT[B) with ...
The Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs announced the appointment of Mr. Dehan Seneviratne as Chairman of the Sri ...
... the trickle down and multiplier effects in the tourism sector is quite large. ... It is said that due to the high cost of construction in Sri Lanka, this index is ...
The Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Ministry ... of veteran marketer Dehan Seneviratne as the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion ...
Dehan Seneviratne, a veteran marketing industry personality, has been appointed as Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLT[B) with eff.
June 04, Colombo: The Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs announced the appointment of Mr. Dehan Seneviratne as ...
The Tourism industry has been referred to as a 'Thrust Industry' and 'Engine of Growth' by the state ad nauseam, while in reality the industry is paid ...
Tourism Promotion Minister John Amaratunga during an interview with the spoke ... The Ministers representing Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) in the ...
The big dinosaurs are calling on the Sri Lanka's tourism authorities to tighten regulations in a bid to kill the competition from a start-up ecosystem.
The Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs has appointed Dehan Seneviratne as Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion ...
Whale-watching from above is a new concept in Sri Lanka with F-Air promoting “air tourism”. The company follows the Whale and Dolphin Watching ...
The Ministry of Tourism, Sri Lanka, has extended support and blessings to the Summit, in appreciation of the initiative of the housekeepers. Minister of ...
This helps solve a critical problem, since Sri Lanka has as many as 31 people ... “Through this partnership, we want to help make travel safer, increase ...
Sri Lanka is a priority country for IFC. IFC's committed portfolio in Sri Lanka covers projects across a range of sectors, including infrastructure, tourism, ...
It is currently operational in four districts of the country including Colombo, Kandy, Gampaha and Kalutara, and claims to cater to the travel needs of ...
COLOMBO, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals grew by 6.2 percent in May, compared to the same month last year, with over 129,000 ...
The tourism industry has been referred to as a “Thrust Industry” and “Engine of Growth” by the state ad nauseam, while in reality, the industry is paid ...
IFC invests US$ 2.5 mn in Sri Lanka's ride-hailing company PickMe ... including infrastructure, tourism, renewable energy, finance, and healthcare.
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's tourism arrivals grew 6.2 percent to 129.466 in May 2018 from a year earlier with strong growth in visitors from India ...
June 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 6.2 percent in May this year compared to the same period last year, surpassing one million arrivals ...
The latest statistics released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Authority indicate that during the first five months of 2018 – from January to May, the ...
June 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said the country can overcome the challenges and reach the envisaged ...
On a hot, sunny afternoon, a group of young development professionals follows Iromi Perera around the city of Colombo on an educational tour.
My maiden visit to Sri Lanka in the last week of May of 2018 has made me fall in love with the nation. And the week-long journey across four cities of ...
While creating a relevant tourism story with sustainability at the core of this ... For more information on Swim Week Colombo, visit the official website ...
Speaking about the potential of Sri Lanka for its tourism and MICE strength, Hon'ble Consul General of Sri Lanka – Chamari Rodrigo said, “Sri Lanka ...
... government had identified promoting logistics, communication, and financial tourism as new areas in making Sri Lanka the hub of the Indian Ocean.
Stronger commercial accountability, data and technology savviness, and the ability to better influence the company culture are significant changes ...
... He previously served as Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Tourism as well ... appointed to a senior position at the Embassy of Maldives in Sri Lanka.
The 18th Regional Convention will be held in Sri Lanka from 27th June to ... “The second day will begin with a city tour paired with a lunch at a local ...
June 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea reaffirming their ... The Political Consultations follow the State Visit of President Maithripala ...
'Rumble in the Jungle' mountain biking showcasing beauty of Sri Lanka ... considerable expertise in adventure tourism events (www.lsrtravel.com).
In a move to popularize careers in the hospitality industry among youth, the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management announced it would ...
She said, “Sri Lanka is a favourite tourist destination, and we want to maintain good relations with India. I would like to welcome everyone to Sri Lanka ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority entered into a MoU with Skills for Inclusive Growth (S4IG), an initiative by the Australian Government's ...
“Although ivory was a rich form of art in ancient Sri Lanka, it should be ... out that 'museum marketing' is an integral part of modern cultural tourism.
The Chinese company involved in the Hambantota Port project has put on hold the last tranche of US$ 585 million to Sri Lanka over a dispute ...
Whale-watching-by-air is a new concept in Sri Lanka with F-Air promoting “air tourism' on the lines of a New Zealand Tourism product. Whale and ...
As for the tourism sector, there were 1,700 Qataris who visited Sri Lanka in 2016, reflecting more “potential opportunities,” Seetharaman said.
As for the tourism sector, there were 1,700 Qataris who visited Sri Lanka in 2016, reflecting more 'potential opportunities, Seetharaman said.
As for the tourism sector, there were 1,700 Qataris who visited Sri Lanka in 2016, reflecting more "potential opportunities," Seetharaman said.
Sri Lanka last week made two significant decisions impacting on its emerging tourism market, appointing a new head to its state tourism promotion ...
HONG KONG, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Big Story in partnership with Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau takes its viewers on a cinematic journey ...
Sri Lanka's second international airport, Mattala International Airport, has been left without a single scheduled flight this year after its remaining carrier ...
Colombo Court Recommits to the Planet on World Environment Day ... Colombo Court Hotel & Spa, Asia's first CarbonNeutral® hotel, renewed its ... and tourism industries follow their lead on helping protect our environment.”.
June 12, Colombo: Two new state ministers and five new deputy ministers took oaths before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential ...
Aluwihare got Tourism Development and Christian Affairs and Lucky Jayawardena was given Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community ...
Dr. Tatiana Nenova, World Bank Program Leader for Sri Lanka and ... in Sri Lanka, limiting FDI especially for smaller ventures such as in tourism. 6.
Among the club's activities this year was a 'Speechcraft' programme at the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM), where a new ...
Sri Lanka is to consider limiting new approvals for tourism projects in tourist hotspots as over visitation threatens the sustainability of the country's ...
The Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council of the Ceylon ... for further development of trade, investment and tourism between Sri Lanka ...
Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management chairman Sunil Dissanayake said the hospitality industry estimates it needs nearly 110,000 new ...
June 14, Colombo: The Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has convened a Networking ...
The High Commissioner emphasized the potential for co-operation in the hospitality and tourism sector and suggested that India and Sri Lanka could ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is developing seafront infrastructure and regulations to promote boat building and nautical tourism, Minister of ...
This island has something for everyone. That's why, when it came time for her annual mother-son bonding trip, Janine di Giovanni decided it was time ...
SLITHM, previously known as the Ceylon Hotel School and School of Tourism, is Sri Lanka's pioneer hospitality and tourism training provider.
“This Show will be the first ever marine festival in Sri Lanka organized to showcase the country's capabilities in marine tourism recreational boating ...
"This Show will be the first ever marine festival in Sri Lanka organized to showcase the country's capabilities in marine tourism recreational boating ...
Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate Eid Ul-Fitr tomorrow as the new moon has been ... June 14, 08:09 pm: Dubai has announced holiday for schools.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM), previously known as the Ceylon Hotel School & School of Tourism is Sri Lanka's ...
"Sri Lanka's rapidly growing tourism industry will see the addition of nearly 17,000 star class rooms in the next three years," Amaratunga said.
Ms Chitranganee Wagiswara discussed with the Governor, the possibility of improving co-operation between Sri Lanka and Kerala in Tourism and ...
“This show will be the first ever marine festival in Sri Lanka organised to showcase the country's capabilities in marine tourism, recreational boating ...
Fashion Week Colombo, presented by Olu Tropical Water, is back this July and will take place at Colombo's Shangri-La Hotel, showcasing swimwear ...
Nayan Sarkar, a businessman from Maheshtala, booked a family trip to Sri Lanka for Puja. "We don't have too many days to spare. The Lankan ...
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Korea and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau co-hosted the inaugural "Sri Lanka Day" cultural festival in Seoul on ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka said it is providing subsidized credit to providers of homestay accommodation to tourists, as part of proposals made in the ...
The event was organised by Parsia Communication Private Limited and supported by Sri Lanka tourism ministry. The grand finale was attended by ...
Sri Lanka developing seafront infrastructure, rules for boat building, nautical tourism Malik Sanarawickrama During 2018 Boar Show Launching ...
Sri Lanka's luxury beachfront properties are currently riding the crest of a real estate boom from both tourism as well as investment growth.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) announced the launch of a loan scheme for homestay operators across the country, in line ...
Sri Lanka, the teardrop shaped island in the Indian Ocean, is the size of ... Resplendent Ceylon is the tourism arm of Sri Lankan-owned Dilmah Tea ...
Thiruvananthapuram: Discussions with the Indian government on foreign direct investment in service, industry, technology and tourism sectors have ...
Miss Tourism SriLanka 2018, Mister Ocean SriLanka 2018, Global Charity Queen 2018 සහ The Young Beauty of SriLanka 2018 තේරීමේ තරග ඊයේ ...
With Sri Lanka pursuing an aggressive trade liberalisation and greater .... “Sri Lanka's biggest service export is tourism, but ASEAN appears to be an ...
However, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) pointed out that many international hotel chains operating in Sri Lanka have ...
By Shabiya Ali Ahlam. Sri Lanka's tourism sector that is gathering steam to become the top revenue earner for the country saw its potential and ...
The main objective of the festival is to showcase Sri Lanka's capabilities in recreational boating and yachting , nautical tourism, boat building and ...
With a population of around 4 million, Maldives' principal activities are tourism and fishing. Maldives Fish remains a major import to Sri Lanka.
COLOMBO, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Tourism has emerged as the second highest foreign exchange earner in Sri Lanka, beating the island country's ...
This year, we are expecting 150,000 German tourists in Sri Lanka. On March 27, Germany opened a professional trade office. This will further boost ...
June 19, Colombo: Plans are afoot to start the construction of the first harbor of the four multipurpose fishing ports to be constructed with the Korean ...
In terms of how this would affect Sri Lanka, tourist arrivals from China reached 270,000, contributing to the development of the tourism sector of the ...
Culinary Art 2018, now in its 18th year, was a factor that spurred tourist arrivals, ensuring Sri Lanka was now firmly in the "must visit" grouping of ...
Sri Lanka's Economic Sentiment Remains Dull – Survey ... feel uncertain about the economy, whilst another executive highlights the tourism industry ...
This will hit tourism industry. ... In Sri Lanka almost none have them except for the front seat leading to avoidable ... I am amazed tourists come to SL.
Tourism has emerged as the second highest foreign exchange earner in Sri Lanka, beating the island country's lucrative garment industry which held ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) says a Tourist Police unit will be set up in Ella to protect tourists. Facilities will also be ...
June 20, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka is committed to further ... Minister Samaraweera said the strategic sectors such as exports, tourism, ...
Nine years into the post-war era Sri Lanka is making slow and steady ... During a recent visit, French Senator and Vice Chair of Foreign Affairs, ...
We praise the Tourist Hotel Association of Sri Lanka (THASL), Ministry of Education and the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo for taking the much-needed ...
Thailand looks set to sign a strategic partnership deal with Sri Lanka, ... jewellery, tourism, finance and information technology,” Mrs Auramon said.
June 21, Colombo: Kingdom of Bahrain, the rich Gulf country impressed by Sri ... Bahrain -the gateway to multi-billion Gulf market has called Sri Lanka's ... "We as Bahraini investors feel organic food, jewellery and tourism sectors ...
Aviareps, a global airline and tourism representative, has been appointed by Sri Lanka's leading destination management company, Aitken Spence ...
Sri Lanka Tourism has announced 4-city roadshow in India in July and August 2018. These roadshows will commence in Chandigarh (July 10) and ...
In an event full of pomp and glamour, Sanjana Hewage was crowned Miss Tourism Sri Lanka 2018. The event finale took place at the Hotel Galadari, ...
Riyadh - A young Saudi woman has been found dead in Sri Lanka as she was on a tourism trip. The 24-year-old-woman went missing for hours before ...
Sri Lanka e-bikes are SCOTT Cross-E Sub 20 bikes, while select Vietnam tours feature Giant Explore E+ bikes. The new e-bikes can be hired per tour, ...
Being an island nation, Sri Lanka owes much to its oceans, as it has become indispensable for industries such as fishing, tourism, and maritime ...
Thailand to sign a strategic partnership deal with Sri Lanka this year to ... "Sri Lanka is a potential country for Thailand to have economic cooperation ... agriculture, fisheries, jewellery, tourism, finance and information technology," ...
June 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Finance and Mass Media ... as it has become indispensable for industries such as fishing, tourism, and ...
June 21, 2018 (LBO) – Colombo Stock Exchange listed Anilana released financial results for the quarter and the year ended March 31, 2018. The loss ...
Already Sri Lanka is attracting tourists looking for such experiences, and positioning Sri Lanka as a destination for this form of experience is essential ...
Sri Lanka Prime Minister pledges to strengthen local businesses ... June 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today pledging ... to provide more jobs from the industrial, tourism, supplies and services sectors.
The Swim and Resort Edition of the Fashion Week in Colombo, which is ... Already Sri Lanka is attracting tourists looking for such experiences, and ...
Sri Lanka is aiming for a tourism revenue of $4 billion this year, which would be a record high for the sector. To achieve that, the island's tourism ...
Tourism promotion officials are in talks with airlines aimed at attracting more travellers while working jointly with tour operators. Sri Lanka Tourism ...
ECONOMYNEXT - A credit support schemed under Enterprise Sri Lanka, will provide an extra 10 percent concession for small enterprises started by ...
The event was organised under the joint auspices of Persia Communication Private Limited and supported by Sri Lanka tourism ministry. The grand ...
Norwegian State Secretary for Development Cooperation, Jens Frølich Holte, concluded a three-day visit to Sri Lanka on Saturday 23 June 2018.
June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the country will be taken forward by getting foreign investments and ...
Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has signed as the Official Partner of Travel Trade Sri Lanka (TTSL) for the first travel trade show in Sri Lanka ...
“If you look at it our tourism has really started to peak in the last two-three years, and now Sri Lanka is a hot destination – and that's without the ...
Sri Lanka's listed entities reported some strong growth in earnings for the quarter ended in March (1Q18), as the traditional leading sectors continue to ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka's High Commissioner in New Delhi Chitranganee Wagiswara has highlighted investment and tourism opportunities in ...
ECONOMYNEXT – The Australian government has helped train mid-career professionals in Sri Lanka's state and corporate tourism sector on ...
Sri Lanka is increasingly becoming a destination for budget travellers, with the island nation failing to attract high-spending tourists due to a lack of a ...
COLOMBO, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government aims to transform the southern city of Galle into ...
Flag carrier SriLankan Airlines is offering travellers from the Middle East the opportunity to explore the wide variety of Sri Lanka's abundant wildlife and ...
Sri Lanka has launched a major tourism promotion campaign on CNN, a global television network. Minister of Tourism Development and Christian ...
He said Galle's new development plan with the aim of promoting tourism will be implemented while preserving and protecting the precious World ...
The People's Daily newspaper of China selected Sri Lanka as the top global safety destination for women travellers in 2018, in a recently concluded ...
“A major chunk of the tourist inflow to Kerala thus has gone to Sri Lanka, and the rest to Bosnia, Maldives, Azerbaijan and Turkey. The medical tourists ...
June 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that marketing to a 22 million within the country cannot gain momentum in ...
A group of representatives from Sri Lanka's tourism sector have completed their post-course workshop to conclude an Australia Awards Short Course ...
Since India's economy is growing at a fast rate, with around 300 million middle class, the tourism sector of Sri Lanka is seeing prospects with the ever ...
As you may be aware, brand Sri Lanka is under attack with growth dropping to ... The six key pivots of nation brand building in a country are – tourism, ...
According to the Sri Lanka Tourist Development Authority's (SLTDA) map of “Tourist Attractions” at the time of writing this post, the only attraction in the ...
June 28, Colombo: While Sri Lanka s external sector strengthened in April ... In April 2018, tourist arrivals increased notably by 12.6 percent and ...
Despite being a relatively small island, Sri Lanka can be seen and experienced via scenic seaplane tours, picturesque climbs through the winding ...
Eco Team, Sri Lanka's pioneering adventure sport and tourism company is currently facilitating a personalized cycling tour for 13 cycling enthusiasts ...
Sri Lanka is also faced with high unemployment among youth. ... the expectations of employers, have left key industries like tourism feeling the pinch.
Sri Lanka to enhance bilateral relations with Macedonia ... The Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Germany Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi, concurrently ... the two countries, particularly in the fields of culture, trade, investment and tourism.
Students of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) won nine medals at the Culinary Art – Food Expo 2018 which was held ...
The much anticipated global and digital campaigns to promote Sri Lanka as a tourist destination, will kick off almost at the same time between August ...
July 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Export Development Board (EDB) says the National Export Strategy (NES), developed by private and public ...
But tourism and export markets were doing well he said. Under a new tax law that came into effect this year, exports will now be taxed at 40 percent ...
Jul 02, 2018 (LBO) – The Private Sector Tourism Skills Committee (TSC) launched Tourism Workforce Competitiveness Road-map in collaboration ...
Sri Lanka improves ranking on JLL's Global Transparency Index ... growth sectors such as tourism and the pursuit of international trade agreements.
Sri Lanka Tourism and Hospitality Workforce Competitiveness Roadmap 2018-2023, devised by a skills development committee made up of key ...
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) Tourism is offering a tour package of four nights and five days to Colombo, Kandy and ...
... and visit several cities in India and Sri Lanka to Phuket in Thailand and ... The Best of India & Sri Lanka passes through Muscat, one of the Middle ...
Private Sector Tourism Skills Committee (TSC) launched to facilitate skills ... tourism industry to take on the challenge of demonstrating to Sri Lanka's ...
Known as "Shri Ramayana Yatra-Sri Lanka" tour, the package lets tourists witness the significant places associated with Ramayana, an Indian epic, ...
Tourism is big business in Sri Lanka so I was very fortunate to be one of 30 accepted into the very popular Hospitality Program at Sri Lanka Institute of ...
Noting that this roadmap draws extensively on the available research, particularly Sri Lanka Tourism Strategic Plan 2017-2020 that SLTDA produced, ...
COLOMBO, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has recorded a growth of 15.3 percent in tourist arrivals during the first half of 2018 compared to the same ...
We like to partner with Sri Lanka in trade and in tourism sectors," he said. He said the UAE was keen to complete the APPI with Sri Lanka as early as ...
We are a leading Arabian investor in Sri Lanka. We like to partner with Sri Lanka in trade and in tourism sectors," he said. He said the UAE was keen ...
We are a leading Arabian investor in Sri Lanka. We like to partner with Sri Lanka in trade and in tourism sectors in investment projects. We are very ...
Buoyed by higher tourist arrivals from India and China, Sri Lanka's total tourist arrivals during the month of June rose 19 percent year-on-year (YoY) to ...
IPS highlights urgent policy reforms needed to transform Sri Lanka's ... Another important industry in the private sector is tourism, which has been ...
We are a leading Arabian investor in Sri Lanka. We would like to partner with Sri Lanka in trade and in investment projects in tourism sectors. We are ...
Addressing at the bell-ringing ceremony held at the Colombo Stock ... In terms of the tourism industry, Perera stressed that more liberalisation is ...
The total number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during June reached 146,828, latest data released by the Government said yesterday, posting a growth ...
More than 3.8 lakh Indian tourists visited Sri Lanka in 2016, according to tourism ministry data. "India is the top international market for the island ...
The Sri Lanka delegation comprised of Minister Amaratunga, Senior Advisor to the Minister, Felix Rodrigo and Director General, Sri Lanka Tourism ...
Dining and nightlife brand Cé La Vi struts into Colombo ... “The growth of the tourism sector and the rapid expansion of the city's high end infrastructure ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal has halted the construction of tourist facilities on a small islet in the east coast after an environmental ...
Sri Lanka has recorded a growth of 15.3 percent in tourist arrivals during the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year, statistics from the ...
... the Envoy said that the UAE was ready to partner with Sri Lanka for the further development of bilateral relations in the areas of trade and tourism.
Cumulative tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka up to June 2018 had increased to 1,164,647 tourists for the first six months of this year recording a 15.3% ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 19 percent to 146,828 in June 2018 from a year earlier, with double digit growth from India, China ...
If you're planning to travel to Vietnam, the country's government has ... Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand, while another of the ...
India has topped the list of Sri Lanka's source markets for inbound tourism with nearly 33,000 tourists from the country arriving the island nation in the ...
COLOMBO, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew by 18.7 percent in June, compared to the same period last year, a minister ...
Sri Lanka movie 'The Frozen Fire' to enter mainstream category of Oscars 2019 ... promoting co-production movie ventures as well as tourism destinations. ... Both governments (India and Sri Lanka) should come forward to tap the ...
Earnings from tourism and workers' remittances continued their positive growth momentum so far during the year. Tightening global financial ...
Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew by 18.7 percent in June, compared to the same period last year, a minister here said on Thursday. Tourism ...
Sallitivu Islet, significant for rich biodiversity, is located in the Batticaloa district in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka. It is approximately 275 metres in ...
The second semester students of Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) Department at Sharnbasva University are travelling to Sri Lanka ...
India to send officials on paid Nepal tour ... government employees to Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka to boost tourism in the region, it has not ...
Sri Lanka's tourism industry has not been able to attract a sufficient number of female employees as there is a negative perception among the public ...
A Twitter entry and dream wedding in Sri Lanka ... it sat well with their adventurous personalities and would mark their first trip to the Asian continent.
Indian govt officials will be eligible to visit Nepal on LTC ... for government employees to Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka to boost tourism in the ...
From Ayodhya to Colombo via Rameshwaram, Indian Railways plans to launch a special tourist train on the Ramayana circuit covering the locations ...
Jul 8, 2018-Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has started promoting Nepal ... employees to Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka to boost tourism in the ...
The train will run from Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) to Colombo (Sri Lanka) via ... Colombo. They will also travel to Ramboda, Nuwara Elliya, and Chilaw.
The Indian Railways is planning to launch a tourist train service covering ... Those who want to travel to Sri Lanka will be flown to Colombo from ...
With an ambitious aim to promote religious tourism, the Indian Railways is all set to launch a special tourist train linking key site in Ramayana.
It makes no sense for foreign investors to land in Colombo & travel all the way to Hambantota for approvals. The present Government laughed at the ...
The state tourism department has found that foreigners' traffic to its website ... tourism campaigns by various Asian countries, including Sri Lanka, ...
If Mattala airport is well marketed and incentivised by Sri Lanka's tourism ... If it earlier bristled over Chinese submarines “dropping in” on Colombo ...
In the joint meeting with Mr. Pramod Kumar, Minister, Tourism Department, Bihar and the officials from Sri Lanka Tourism Board, discussion about a ...
The demand for Colombo has increased because of travellers booking connecting flights to destinations to which there are no flights from Chennai ...
Travellers who are interested to go to Sri Lanka have to travel to Colombo from Chennai by flight though. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism ...
Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways plans to introduce a special tourist train which will cover all the places from Ayodhya to Colombo via Rameshwaram ...
Those who want to travel to Sri Lanka and visit places named in the Ramayana will then be transferred to Chennai, from where they can take a flight to ...
The event saw the presence of 13 countries including Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with six Kathmandu ...
The train, which will be called Sri Ramayana Express, would travel from Ayodhya to Colombo via Rameshwaram, an HT report said. The special train ...
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon launch a guided tour themed around the mythological epic Ramayan.
Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF), the oldest and one of the biggest travel trade ... Sutheash Balasubramaniam, Managing Director, Sri Lanka Tourism ...
Consequentially, almost everything points to the fact that if Mattala airport is well marketed and incentivised by Sri Lanka's tourism authorities, it may ...
Between November 2010 and March 2018, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority had approved 2.9 billion US dollars of hotels. About 1.65 ...
Pilgrims keen on making a trip to Sri Lanka can take a flight to Colombo from Chennai. News has it that the train shall be named Sri Ramayana ...
Named as Shri Ramayana Yatra-Sri Lanka, the pilgrimage circuit will have two travel components - one each in India and Sri Lanka. After leaving ...
Named as Shri Ramayana Yatra-Sri Lanka, the pilgrimage circuit will have two travel components – one each in India and Sri Lanka. After leaving ...
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will run a ... IRCTC presently offers five-night and six-day Sri Lanka tour package at a cost ...
Chandigarh, Jul 10 (PTI) Sri Lanka is expecting a healthy growth in the number of Indian tourists arrivals this year as the island nation is out to woo ...
"Priced at Rs 15,120 per person, the tour package will is going to be a favourite pick for the tourists aspiring for the same. The Sri Lanka leg of the tour ...
According to the Ministry, the Indian Rail Tourism and Catering Corp ... IRCTC presently offers five-night/six-day Sri Lanka tour package at a cost ...
The special tourist train will offer a 16-day tour package -- one in India and the other in Sri Lanka. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism ...
Sri Lanka is expecting a healthy growth in the number of Indian tourists arrivals this year as the island nation is out to woo travellers even from smaller ...
In the Lonely Planet's ranking, the country is ahead of such traditional and "promoted" areas as Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China ...
Tourists prefer travelling to our neighbouring countries such as Sri Lanka, Bhutan or even Thailand over India because these nations have lower taxes ...
Sri Lanka has the skilled medical workforce to start medical tourism big time. We also have the tourism attractions to capture the hearts of all medical ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism roadshow in Chandigarh, organized by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), has concluded on a high note with ...
IRCTC presently offers 5-night/6-day Sri Lanka tour package at a cost starting from Rs 47,600 per person. The tour package will cover destinations like ...
Sri Lanka and Thailand first began considering an FTA in 2016, when Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak made an official visit to the island ...
Authorised tour guides in Sigiriya expressed concern about constant ... said the police would investigate the alleged assault on a Sri Lanka tour guide.
Sri Lanka is expecting a healthy growth in the number of Indian tourists arrivals this year, as the island nation is out to woo travellers even from smaller ...
The Sri Lanka leg of the tour will be charged separately. The passengers opting for the Sri Lanka leg can take a flight to Colombo from Chennai.
After visiting Rameshwaram, interested persons will be able to take a flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, where they will be visiting ...
This part of the tour will be charged separately. The Sri Lanka trip will include a 5-night/6-days tour package starting from Rs 47,600 per person.
New Delhi, Jul 11: Indian Railways will introduce a special tourist train in November this year. The train will take the passengers on a tour to places ...
The special tourist train will carry nearly 800 passengers and would offer a 16-day tour package, one in India and another in Sri Lanka. The unique ...
July 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka today launched the long-term development ... region with eco-friendly industrial zones, agricultural zones and tourism.
Sri Lanka has to increasingly concentrate on reducing her debt burden and ... through exports (both merchandise and service exports) and tourism.
While Sri Lanka attracted around two million visitors to the country in 2017, Myanmar welcomed 3.4 million tourists into the country with revenue ...
Sri Lanka launched the development of Trincomalee port with the ... develop 1363 sq km in Trincomalee into a centre for tourism, leisure and exports.
Addressing the event, the Prime Minister said that the vision to develop Sri Lanka into a commercial and tourism hub in the Indian Ocean would be ...
Its hybrid arrangement will now offer duty-free goods to travelers in airports, ... Soon it will work with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority to ...
Sri Lanka is to have a third International Airport that will be constructed in ... “Trincomalee would be re-positioned as the 'Eastern Tourism Hub with ...
Sri Lanka to hang drug criminals, replicate Philippines 'success' ... Sri Lanka announced Wednesday it would start hanging drug criminals, ending ... by former Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo to the media company of her brother, Ben ...
The worker remittances to Sri Lanka rebounded during the first five months, while the earnings from tourism continued to grow, as the two current ...
The purpose of the visit is to further strengthen the bilateral relations between Thailand and Sri Lanka to the level of Strategic Economic Partnership ...
Sri Lanka to construct third international airport in eastern region ... vision to develop Sri Lanka into a commercial and tourism hub in the Indian Ocean.
"When you look back at Sri Lanka's history, we were a hub in the Indian ... It would also be re-positioned as the Eastern Tourism Hub and made into an ...
Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha has arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit. The Thai Prime Minister and his group of 40 ...
I also see opportunities in the development of tourism. This is an area where France has considerable experience and in 2020 our country will attract ...
ECONOMYNEXT- Most Indian and Western tourists visiting Sri Lanka are satisfied with their stays in hotels, according to the latest airport survey done ...
Sri Lanka plans third international airport in eastern region ... Trincomalee would also be re-positioned as the Eastern Tourism Hub, by increasing ...
With nearly 25 per cent of the total passengers on the Middle East-Sri Lanka sector comprising of Middle East business and leisure travellers, the ...
Sri Lanka is to have a third International Airport that will be constructed in ... Trincomalee would be re-positioned as the 'Eastern Tourism Hub with ...
Sri Lanka and Thailand first began considering an FTA in 2016, when ... enterprise development and a joint programme on tourism for 2016-18.
Of the overall FDI that was coming a lot of money was now going into tourism. Manufacturing was still growing, he said. "Sri Lanka used to be one of ...
Indai will soon launch a train tiled 'Sri Ramayana Express' that would travel from Ayodhya to Colombo via Rameshwaram, a recent report in Indian ...
The Thailand Prime Minister also invited President Sirisena to visit his ... The Thailand Prime Minister is visiting Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by ...
Indian Railways has announced a special tourist train 'Shri Ramayana Express', covering all places from Ayodhya to Colombo via Rameshwaram, ...
State visit to Sri Lanka. The Prime Minister of Thailand was warmly received by President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, and accorded an ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka and Thailand has inked a memorandum of on strategic economic partnership, with Thailand during a visit of Prime ...
State Minister of Foreign Affairs paid an official visit to San Salvador from 6 -9 July 2018 to represent Sri Lanka in the first session of bilateral political ...
The Indian Railways is planning to run a unique tourist train called Sri ... Those interested in the Sri Lanka leg can opt to travel to Colombo from ...
"It also has to be seen in connection with the FTAs that Sri Lanka has ... for future expansion of tourism, trade and investment from France to Sri Lanka, ...
As Buddhism is prominent in both Thailand and Sri Lanka, both leaders also agreed to promote religious tourism as well as cultural cooperation.
COLOMBO, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka and Thailand have agreed to implement a joint tourism promotion programme to take the Buddhist heritage ...
Official Visit of His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
July 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka today announced that it is moving the ... local medicine system it supports our wellness and medical tourism development ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participating with a large delegation as the partner country, while Bahrain is the feature country. China, Dubai ...
July 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has reiterated to the visiting Prime Minister of Thailand General Prayut Chan-o-cha that Sri ...
July 13, Colombo: The President of Sri Lanka and Prime Minister of ... on Thursday during the Thailand Prime Minister's official visit to Sri Lanka from ...
The State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake paid an official visit to El Salvador from 6 -9 July to represent Sri Lanka at the first session ...
... Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Commerce, Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and the National ...
Sri Lanka and Thailand sighed four agreements this week during the two-day official visit to Sri Lanka by Thai Prime Minister General Prayut ...
In a major boost to Sri Lankan folk medicine tradition, Sri Lanka yesterday ... continued efforts to develop wellness tourism goals of Sri Lanka.”.
In a major boost to Sri Lankan folk medicine tradition, Sri Lanka announced that it ... continued efforts to develop wellness tourism goals of Sri Lanka”.
One of the biggest highlights of TTF in Hyderabad is Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participating with a large delegation as the Partner Country.
The destinations located in Sri Lanka are included as well for full experience. It is 16 days/ 15 nights long tour. The tour covers destinations including ...
This was the first visit to Sri Lanka of PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. It is expected to boost bilateral collaboration in trade and investment, technology, ...
Sri Lanka's traditional medicines to be protected under int'l intellectual ... COLOMBO, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its ... it supports our wellness and medical tourism development as well," Minister ...
Chinese tourists, including children, helping wash an elephant at a Buddhist temple in Aluthgama. China is Sri Lanka's second largest tourism source ...
Sri Lanka's first ever dedicated performing arts theatre for cultural entertainment for tourists is gearing up for a musical and dance celebration of Sri ...
COLOMBO, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its ... Sri Lanka's very own indigenous medical practice is centuries old, and ... it supports our wellness and medical tourism development as well," Minister ...
Colombo, Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk ... Sri Lanka's very own indigenous medical practice is centuries old and ... It would also ensure the government's continued efforts to develop medical tourism.
In a forum conducted for Sri Lanka's leading travel agents, organized jointly by China's national air carrier Air China and the Travel Agents Association ...
July 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Export Development Board (EDB) says the National Export Strategy (NES), developed by private and public ...
Sri Lanka has been the trending destination on everyone's lips recently. And it's easy to see why — in comparison to most tourist-clad places like Bali ...
Due to open in 2019, InterContinental Colombo will feature 307 rooms including 47 suites. This iconic development will be spread across 480,000 sq.
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participated with a large delegation as the Partner Country and Bahrain was the Feature Country. India, China ...
Sri Lanka has outperformed in the latest Hinrich Foundation Sustainable ... The report highlighted that tourism's share of total exports increased from ...
“There is a dire need to diversify the Sri Lanka tourism product and experience offering. Several exotic Asian destinations such as Bali have done this ...
REUTERS – A fusillade of volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday (July 16), injuring at least 22 people in ...
Signing of the MOU was initiated by Her Excellency Chulamanee Chartsuwan, Ambassador for Thailand in Sri Lanka as a result of a discussion held ...
July 17, Colombo: A Thai delegation consisting of 35 leading entrepreneurs from the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok visited Sri Lanka as part ...
This was the largest-ever overseas tour Stallions embarked on after many successful tours to England, Australia, Oman, Dubai and Sri Lanka.
“We are already building a port at Chabahar in Iran and have offers for two more from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka that are being pursued,” said Nitin ...
The island nation has seen a jump in tourism since its civil war ended in 2009. According to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, in the first ...
Doha: Qatar's leading cricket academy, Stallions Cricket Academy concluded a very successful second tour to Sri Lanka yesterday. Stallions played ...
Exports from Sri Lanka to Thailand amounts to US $ 53 million during 2017 compared to US $ 34 million in 2016. Imports from Thailand amounts to US ...
COLOMBO (Xinhua) – Sri Lanka and Thailand have agreed to implement a joint tourism promotion programme to take the Buddhist heritage of both ...
The HRAWI had held the three-day convention in Sri Lanka with the ... two nations while also learning and promoting global tourism's best practices.
Themed 'Surfing The Wave Of Global Tourism' the Association's maiden international convention was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka and was flagged off ...
... Abu Dhabi, UAE; Hong Kong Tourism Board; Jetwing Hotels Ltd, Sri Lanka; Kerala Tourism, India; Local Alike, Thailand; Marianas Visitors Authority; ...
I must first congratulate the Sri Lanka Tourist Development Authority (SLTDA) before I criticise it. Just a few days after the publication of my article in ...
268,952 Chinese tourists came to Sri Lanka in 2017, which is a continuation of the two countries' thousand years of connections through Buddhism.
Some matters related to tourism, importing of gem stones for value addition and ... The Minister pointed out that, compared to other countries, Sri Lanka had a ... Under Enterprise Sri Lanka loans can be obtained till Rs. 750 million.
The leaders of Georgia and Sri Lanka pay attention on strengthening ... considering on developing the ties in the fields of agriculture and tourism.
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a three day visit to Georgia to the participate in the Open Government Partnership Global ...
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a three day visit to Georgia to the participate in the Open Govt Partnership Global Summit in ...
July 19, Tbilisi: The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a three day visit to Georgia to participate in the Open Government Partnership ...
COLOMBO: Foreigners are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an outcry abroad over the strongman president's crackdown on ...
ECONOMYNEXT – A new home-stay project in Sri Lanka's remote southeast coast with Australian support is offering employment opportunities for ...
July 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe ... spices and concentrates; wellness tourism; processed food and beverages; boat ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka will investigate reports of tourists being harassed at immigration control, tourism minister John Amaratunga said.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management, more commonly known as the Ceylon Hotel School, is the only state-owned hospitality ...
Mr. Robert Hauck, General Manager and Area Vice President of The Galle Face Hotel invited Mr. Kavan Ratnayaka, Chairman - Sri Lanka Tourism ...
The 20th edition of the Hotel Show Colombo 2018 – organized by the ... Picture shows Tourism Minister John Amaratunga making inquiries about ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's merchandise exports rose 9.8 percent from a year earlier to 841 million dollars in May and tourism grew 6.2 percent to ...
The 'Hotel Show-Colombo'exhibition was launched by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga at ...
COLOMBO, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said his government is looking at easing the air traffic system ...
"We decided to take part because several others from the industry [tourism] are taking part. We thought it would give us a good exposure," Al Shaali's ...
The theme of the three-day meet was Surfing The Wave Of Global Tourism, and its objective was to share the hospitality cultures of the two nations, ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau is starting campaigns to promote the island during the off-season with the first one to be ...
Indian Railways has announced a special tourist train 'Shri Ramayana Express', covering all places from Ayodhya to Rameshwaram. The train will run ...
Electric tuk tuks manufactured in Sri Lanka ready by 2020 ... The first batch of electric three wheelers manufactured in Sri Lanka will be ready by ... transportation as well, and is increasingly popular in the tourism industry,” he said.
The worker remittances to Sri Lanka have declined during May, though the earnings from tourism have continued to grow, providing a cushion to the ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has started implementing mandatory star ratings, with over two dozen tourist hotels being awarded stars at a ceremony in ...
HighRise general manager Mohamed Shamin spoke with Avas Online stating Sri Lanka's prime tourism promoter association will be collaborating ...
COLOMBO, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Tourism Promotion Bureau will soon launch mega campaigns in China, India and the Middle East to ...
Rohantha is the only person in Sri Lanka to be Chairman of Sri Lanka's Export Development Board and Sri Lanka Tourism the top two revenue ...
Dr. Athukorala being the former chairman of Sri Lanka Tourist Board and Sri Lanka Tourism whilst also having the experience of handling Maldives for ...
Sri Lanka's maritime sector master plan nears completion ... Claiming it to be a key milestone for the local tourism sector, Samarasinghe is confident ...
She was highly optimistic that Sri Lanka was moving in the right direction to .... I visited the Port of Colombo and I have seen with my own eyes the ...
July 25, Colombo: For the first time in Sri Lanka a tourist-friendly three-wheeler service will be introduced under a new program with tuk-tuk drives ...
July 25, Colombo: A delegation of 12 members of the Sri Lankan parliament headed by the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has left for Cairo, Egypt on ...
Yala wild life park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. As a valuable tourist attraction, it is important to protect this national ...
Over tourism is a familiar theme in Sri Lanka, with popular hotspots like Yala National Park and Sigiriya facing challenges related to overcrowding and ...
The growing number of Chinese tourists traveling to Sri Lanka has been on the rise these past two years. Whether Sri Lanka can ever become a truly ...
The Yala National Park is a renowned wildlife park in southeast Sri Lanka, which attracts a large number of international and national visitors and is ...
Much has been talked about, and discussed about Sri Lanka's tourism boom, and the impending human resource shortfall that the industry will have to ...
Colombo, July 24 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka's Finance Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, on Tuesday said the island would soon have 'tourist friendly ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) will launch Sri Lanka's first-ever tourist-friendly tuk tuk service on July 30, 2018, at Galle Face ...
Sri Lanka is the only four-star rated country in the top 10. GlobalData says it “is expected to experience fast growth in the future”. Sri Lanka's tourist ...
July 26, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that it is the ... Later, the President made an observational visit to the Ganegama ...
To explain Singapore's size, Sri Lanka is 90 times larger than Singapore. Singapore has no natural tourist attractions yet it draws in 10 million tourists ...
Global Wildlife Tourism Market Report, Trends, Size, Share, Analysis, ... in Australia, America, Africa, Canada, Indonesia, Maldives and Sri Lanka.
The Premier's remarks came just days before the state's industry regulator, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, awarded star classifications ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga this week called the “grumbling Colombo hoteliers” to re-commence ...
I visited Sri Lanka some years ago and saw a mountain in the North Colombo area near Kelani river. It was really a surprising point to me as I never ...
The special tour of Sri Lanka will cover major tourist attractions including the places associated with the great epic Ramayana. Passengers will depart ...
Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) is hosting yet another sale for citizens, and this time it is offering a Raksha Bandha ...
An all-inclusive tour package to Sri Lanka based on 'Pilgrimage & Leisure' theme comprises of 5 nights and 6 days stay. It will cover Negombo beach, ...
A Telangana Tourism official said the new State is trying to diversify its ... Sri Lanka, the partner country at the IITM this year, is set to offer a spiritual ...
Sri Lanka, the partner country at the IITM this year, is set to offer a spiritual and in-depth knowledge of the Ramayana heritage. It will provide an ...
Sri Lanka launches a new border management strategy ... July 28, Colombo: The Sri Lankan National Border Management Committee (NBMC) ... and goods as a result of rapidly rising trade and tourism, a revitalized economy, and ...
To woo tourists: John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism, Sri Lanka, launching the website of 'Ramayana Yatra' in Bengaluru on Saturday.
With close to four lakh Indians having visited Sri Lanka in 2017 alone, the island nation is hoping to double this number by educating its biggest ...
Sri Lanka Tourism is planning to attract golf enthusiasts to visit the country while touring the different regions where they could play their favourite sport ...
Mr. Jinyuan expressed his optimism in Sri Lanka's potential for massive ... Mr. Jinyuan also visited the Kotte Raja Maha Viharaya, Parliamentary ...
Indian Railways' commercial wing Indian Railways Catering & Tourism ... irresistible offer for the citizens to celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Sri Lanka.
July 29, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will introduce a tourist-friendly three-wheeler service for the first time in Sri Lanka tomorrow ...
UAE, Sri Lanka Discuss Cooperation In Tourism Sector ... COLOMBO, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 29th Jul, 2018) Ahmad Ali Al Mualla, ...
Sri Lanka PM announces plans for massive development of East ... July 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today announced ... steps have been taken to develop tourism industry in the Eastern province.
The Eastern Province is to undergo major development to boost tourism in the area, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said ... (Colombo Gazette).
Iceland, Japan, Hungary, Sri Lanka and Chile have been listed as the top five fastest growing tourism markets in the world for the period between ...
Major development planned for the East - Sri Lanka PM ... One step is to develop the tourism industry in this area but the main issue is the difficulty in ...
COLOMBO, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka will see 36 new cinemas opening in ... of regional film festivals, which would also boost the tourism industry.
Tiens founder Jinyuan had told reporters that he met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe during his visit to Sri Lanka and the meeting went very well.
New tour package offer by IRCTC: This Raksha Bandhan, you can celebrate the special occasion with your loved ones in Sri Lanka as the e-ticketing ...
COLOMBO, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has been ranked as the fourth fastest growing tourism market in the world by GlobalData, a London-based ...
Sri Lanka's first ever tourist-friendly tuk tuk service was launched at Galle Face Green in Colombo today under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil ...
Sri Lanka launched a tourist-friendly tuk tuk service at Galle Face Green in Colombo today under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil ...
COLOMBO, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government on Monday issued certificates, approved by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority ...
India, Nepal to jointly promote Ramayana, Buddhist tourism circuits ... first trans-national tourist circuit to promote tourism in Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan government on Monday issued certificates, approved by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), to over 750 tuk tuk ...
July 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Monday evening launched the country's first ever tourist-friendly Tuk-Tuk service ...
The main objective of the Business Council is the further expansion of trade, investment and tourism between Sri Lanka and the Greater Mekong: ...
Sri Lanka's three-wheelers are notorious for causing road traffic deaths. The Sirisena-Wickremesinghe regime put into service 750 “tourist-friendly'' tuk ...
Kolkata, Jul 31 (PTI) Sri Lanka is aiming for a growth of 20 per cent in international tourist arrivals to about 2.4 million in the current 2018-19 fiscal.
"In FY18, the number of international travellers in Sri Lanka was two million and this year, we expect it to become 2.4 million," Sri Lanka Convention ...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is in Sri Lanka on an official visit, met with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday ...
Sri Lanka is betting big on Indian visitors as the island nation is expecting a 20 per cent growth in arrival of travellers to 2.4 million in the current year, ...
Continuing his meetings with senior Sri Lankan officials in Colombo, visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with the Speaker of ...
Sri Lanka is looking at a near 20 per cent rise in travellers from India during ... According to Kumar De Silva, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Convention ...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe introduced Sri Lanka's first ever tourist-friendly three-wheeler service in Colombo on ...
A top Australian tourism expert outlined that establishing 'one voice' for the industry would be a game changer for Sri Lanka, while highlighting key ...
to attract visitors navigating the Indian Ocean to visit Sri Lanka or to use repairing/ refuelling services (based on international regulatory standards).
COLOMBO (Xinhua) – Sri Lanka has launched a tourist-friendly tuk tuk service which initially will cover the capital and later be extended to cover the ...
Three associations representing airlines, hotels and DMCs – along with Sri Lanka's Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) – are banding together to ...
Saman Perera, the General Manager of Fairway Colombo was adjudged by the CMO Asia Awards 2018 as the Best General Manager in the Colombo ...
India will set up soon a tourism office in Beijing in a bid to attract more ... "Sri Lanka and Maldives have attracted large numbers of Chinese tourists ...
Sri Lanka calls for IORA to transform from catalyst to engine of growth ... Speaking at the inaugural session, Sri Lanka's head of delegation Saroja ... on Disaster Risk Management and Tourism and Cultural Exchanges of IORA.
Aug 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says government's plan to develop tourism is successful with the investments in ...
Sri Lanka calls for IORA to transform from catalyst to engine of growth ... on Disaster Risk Management and Tourism and Cultural Exchanges of IORA.
Much hype is created these days with respect to arrival of visitors from overseas to Sri Lanka, a paradise as mentioned by many departing visitors.
A roadshow was conducted here on Wednesday by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) to showcase the tourism potential of the island ...
Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga said that he will be sending officials from the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority to Mannar to ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Lao Peoples Democratic Republic will provide visa on arrival to travelers from Sri Lanka from August 01, 2018 the foreign ministry ...
... be allowed to purchase shares in SriLankan, as they would benefit from the prevailing economic conditions and the tourism development to follow.
Dnata Travel is offering a range of excellent value packages to help ... discounts and recharge your batteries on the endless beaches of Sri Lanka, ...
COLOMBO, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government will develop the former war-torn northern district of Mannar into a tourism hub by ...
The Fairway Colombo Cultural Show turned out to be yet another whopping success as it ... John Amaratunga - Minister of Tourism and Christian Religious Affairs and Hon. ... Fairway Colombo Event Calendar at the Hospital Street.
Once in the Pacific, the Seven Seas Mariner will travel south along the ... Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Oman, the UAE, Jordan and Egypt.
Sri Lanka is a fast-growing holiday hotspot, thanks to its stunning beaches, surf spots, and national parks. But for the country's captive elephants, this ...
As China rushes to invest in more ports in Sri Lanka, India views with ... Plans are also afoot for the conversion of Galle Harbour into a tourism port.
... Capital at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Regaining Sri Lanka Tourism Steering Committee, an industry policymaking ...
The international animal rights organisation PETA has urged tourists to avoid Sri Lanka's elephant attractions, including the famous state-run ...
The Mannar district is to be developed into a tourism hub, according to Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister, Xinhua reports. The Minister said that officials ...
COLOMBO, 3 August 2018: Travel bloggers worldwide will convene for their annual gig at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts 30 October. TBC Asia claims to ...
Supporting the current account, earnings from tourism and workers' remittances continued to increase so far during the year. The recently introduced ...
Tourists have been urged to boycott events and rides using elephants in Sri Lanka. The animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of ...
Coimbatore: More than 100 travel agencies from in and around the district attended a roadshow conducted by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion ...
The island country of Sri Lanka comes again to the leading Moscow tourism fair, OTDYKH Leisure, ready to show to industry professionals and public ...
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and proud member of ... travellers, for its in-flight service, hospitality and connections to Colombo ...
Sri Lanka lacks skilled workers, need for improvements ... such sectors like tourism, construction, technology, etc. which is the supply side problem and ...
Much hype is created these days with respect to the arrival of visitors from overseas to Sri Lanka, a country seen as paradise by many visitors.
He noted that this is aimed at encouraging more people to visit Sri Lanka as immigration is “creating chaos” for visitors to the country. Plans are ...
Tourism revenue was experiencing -10% decline which gives us an ... Chairman Sri Lanka Export Development Board and Sri Lanka Tourism and has ...
He said that Hilton was entrenching itself as a brand that was deeply committed to the long-term sustainability of Sri Lanka's tourism industry while ...
Colombo: Indian tourists visiting Sri Lanka may soon be exempted from visa requirement as the government is mulling granting visa -free entry to ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Aug 7 (newsin.asia) - Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka rose six percent to 217,829 in July from a year earlier, with India, ...
COLOMBO, Aug 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 7th Aug, 2018 ) :Over 163,000 Chinese tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka from January to ...
Galle Face, an iconic hotel in Sri Lanka and part of Singapore-based group Louis T Collection, has named Robert C. Hauck as its new general ...
Aug 07, Colombo: Sri Lankan film "Bhavatharana", directed by Devinda D. Kongahage won the "Most Outstanding Film" Award under international ...
Buoyed by higher tourist arrivals from India and Europe, Sri Lanka's total tourist arrivals during the month of July rose 6 percent year-on-year (YoY) to ...
Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA) is proposing a ... duty on gold imports could adversely affect earnings from the tourism industry.
The total number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during July 2018 was 217,829, compared to July last year, there is a growth of 6 % when the arrivals ...
Sri Lanka has appointed a task force to study the possibility of granting visa free entry for tourists from countries like India and China. India and China ...
Over 163,000 Chinese tourists visited Sri Lanka from January to July this year, making China the second largest market for Sri Lanka tourism, statistics ...
63 remarkable women from Sri Lanka and Maldives recognized with Gold and Silver ... “Participation by women in Sri Lanka's economy, which is 35.8%, .... Perera, Director of Marketing at the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.
Sri Lanka's national mobile service provider, Mobitel, partnered with LDR Technologies to launch LocoMole Sri Lanka, the first-ever digital technology ...
COLOMBO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to conduct a feasibility study to construct an airport in the ...
Sri Lanka' tourism industry suffered a massive slump during the civial war in the country. However, in the recent years, the beautiful island nation has ...
The plush mangroves in Western Sri Lanka have provided families with ... Story was made possible by Sri Lanka Tourism: http://www.srilanka.travel/.
COLOMBO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — The Sri Lankan cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to conduct a feasibility study to construct an airport in the ...
Sri Lanka is studying the possibilities of granting visa free entry to visitors from countries such as India and China. Sri Lanka's tourism minister John ...
( August 9, 2018, New Delhi, Sri Lanka Guardian) In a landmark event, ... but also enhance trade, tourism and bring socio-economic development.
The Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA) is proposing a ... on gold imports could adversely affect the earnings from the tourism industry.
... and for many years the travel and tourism industry has been asking for direct air link between the main international airport in Colombo and Kandy.
The Sri Lankan government will conduct a feasibility study to construct an airport in Kandy in order to increase tourism in the area. The cabinet ...
Airbnb, the home stay revolutionary company, on Thursday signed up with Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to establish 40 new ...
Sri Lanka operator Mobitel has partnered with LDR Technologies to launch LocoMole Sri Lanka, a digital technology platform for tourism and location ...
63 remarkable women from Sri Lanka and Maldives recognized with Gold and Silver ... At the same time, Sri Lanka's own Bollywood hit-maker Jacqueline .... Perera, Director of Marketing at the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.
Airbnb and the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), the national tourism ministry, today announced a strategic partnership to launch ...
Global hospitality services provider Airbnb has signed-up with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to provide tourists with local and ...
During Insider Journeys' “Taste of Sri Lanka” itinerary, travelers explore the emerging destination with jeep safaris and a climb to see the Sigiriya Rock ...
KMPG Sri Lanka remains bullish on Sri Lanka's luxury real estate market as ... increasing housing requirement, surge in tourism and growth in household and ... According to KPMG, Sri Lanka's super luxury apartments are currently ...
Airbnb, the world's largest accommodation provider, yesterday entered into a strategic partnership with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority ...
Leading Dutch Archaeologist Oscar Hefting was in Sri Lanka recently to visit the Dutch heritage sites in the country and discuss measures for their ...
Government of Sri Lanka ( GoSL ) aims for a predictable trade promoting trade –led ... As representatives of Boat Building and Nautical tourism sector I ...
Aug 10, Colombo: Minister of Finance and Mass Media and Information ... The Minister noted that income from tourism has risen to US$ 4 billion.
There's no better place than Sri Lanka. The island is beautiful with picturesque landscapes. With the oceanic view and the perfect climatic conditions, ...
Indian tourists visiting Sri Lanka might soon be exempted from the hassle of visa requirement. Sri Lankan Government is mulling to grant visa-free ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has announced it will officially open the Travel Industry Exhibition with a celebration of traditional dance, ...
New Delhi: Here comes music for the ears of Indian tourists visiting Sri Lanka who might soon be exempted from the hassle of visa requirement with ...
Sri Lanka does not include revenue generated from the tourism industry to the export figures unlike some other countries. Today, Sri Lanka's export ...
Trincomalee will become Sri Lanka's 'Eastern Gateway' and will be remodelled as a hub for tourism, exports and logistics under a master plan for the ...
As recent tourism statistics have shown signs of optimism, Sri Lanka is well on track to attract a record 2.5 million tourists by the end of this year ...
Sri Lanka's trade deficit will widen as the economy picks up, more foreign investments come in, tourism earnings go up and the government borrows ...
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has directed all finance companies in the country to consider the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority's (SLTDA) ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's central bank has directed finance companies not to give loans to borrowers in tourism related businesses unless they ...
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) Tourism is ... a tour package of four nights and five days to Colombo, Kandy and Nuwara ...
... National Geographic Journeys, see gadventures.com. For info on Sri Lanka, see srilanka.travel. * We flew Turkish Airlines to Istanbul, then Colombo ...
The IGP made this assurance during a meeting held with the Chairman and senior officials of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) ...
The Central Bank has directed all finance companies in the country to consider the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority's (SLTDA) licence as a ...
The decision was taken after discussions with the Chairman and senior officials of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), Xinhua ...
Yahapalana set up the Colombo Cultural Hub Trust (CCHT) in February ... The event was sponsored by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and ...
Aug 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's police Chief meeting with tourism officials has assured to establish 25 new tourist police stations across the country to ...
Meanwhile the group's tourism business which has resorts in Sri Lanka, Maldives, India and Oman reported an operating loss of Rs. 72 million for the ...
COLOMBO, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police(IGP), Pujith Jayasundara, on Monday assured that 25 new tourist police posts ...
In discussions with the Chairman and senior officials of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), Jayasundara said the police would ...
Where? While only 3,200 tigers remain in the wild today, 70% of them live in India, so a trip there offers clients the best chance of seeing one.
The decision was taken after discussions with the Chairman and senior officials of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). He said a ...
Sri Lanka's inspector general of police Pujith Jayasundara today said 25 new police posts will be set up covering all main tourist spots across the ...
Sri Lanka's inspector general of Police Pujith Jayasundara said on Monday that 25 new police posts will be set up covering all main the tourist spots ...
With 206,337 tourists visiting Sri Lanka during the first six months of 2018, India continues to be the leading contributor to the country's inbound ...
Colombo: Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara on Monday said 25 new police posts will be set up covering all the main tourist ...
Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera has directed the country's tourist police personnel to learn international languages ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority yesterday announced the relaunch of the annual Sri Lanka Tourism Awards, which is scheduled to be ...
Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga yesterday said the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with ...
COLOMBO, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police(IGP), Pujith Jayasundara, on Monday assured that 25 new tourist police posts ...
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) Sri lanka's Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara on Monday said 25 new police posts will be set up covering all ...
At 136,294, the next highest number of arrivals were from China, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said. “We have to understand ...
( August 14, 2018, Montreal, Sri Lanka Guardian) In 2014 The Organization for Economic ... Around 35% of international tourists travelled by air.
... money is invested in Sri Lanka, the trade and current account deficit are likely to expand. Even higher tourism receipts will drive the trade deficit.
The reopening of Yosemite National Park can't come soon enough for Douglas Shaw. The 20-day closure during peak tourist season at one of the ...
Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police (IGP) has instructed the police personnel deployed at tourist spots to learn Hindi, Chinese and other foreign ...
Aug 14, Colombo: Nine Sri Lankan entrepreneurs have been honored with Asia ... Joining the event held on August 10th were Minister Tourism Development, ... of International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka Dinesh Weerakkody.
Sri Lanka is banking heavily on tourism revenues and has initiated a number of steps to attract more tourists to the island nation, the Indian Express ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Aug 14 (newsin.asia) - The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with Alibaba's ...
COLOMBO: The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with Alibaba's travel arm Fliggy to bring 1,000 travellers weekly ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Monday announced the relaunch of the annual Sri Lanka Tourism Awards, which is scheduled ...
The key initiative required on the development of the tourism industry is to increase the awareness level of Sri Lanka as a tourist destination in the ...
Fernando, who represents the Badulla District, expressed an urgent need for regulation through the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority ...
"This seems to confirm the available empirical evidence that more and more tourists are moving into accommodation in boutique hotels, hostels and ...
Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara on Monday (August 13) had told Tourist Police officials that they should learn ...
The tourism and aviation segment of the group saw revenues grow 16 percent to 792.4 million rupees. The segment reported a loss of 140.2 million ...
COLOMBO, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba's ...
COLOMBO -- The Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will ink an agreement with China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba's travel arm, Fliggy, ...
Despite a fall in formal sector occupancy, tourist spending increased to ... Sri Lanka earned 3.9 billion US dollars in foreign exchange from tourism in ...
Sri Lanka will launch the long-delayed six-month digital marketing campaign in top source markets in Europe—the United Kingdom, Germany and ...
After the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) called for tenders to carry out a digital advertising campaign in five countries, India China, ...
On Tuesday 21 August, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau will officially open the Travel Industry Exhibition in a cultural celebration of traditional ...
I had always wanted to teach in Sri Lanka. Before moving here, I'd visited many times to spend holidays with family and friends, and was always ...
... processed foods, pharmaceuticals and tourism for Sri Lankan investors. "We hope to encourage a second wave of investments from Sri Lanka," ...
COLOMBO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares extended losses for a ... levies on several sectors including telecom, vehicle imports and tourism.
... and tourism for Sri Lankan investors. "We hope to encourage a second wave of investments from Sri Lanka," Bangladesh Investment Development ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's price floor on graded hotels has not yet been removed, tourism Minister John Amaratunga said amid reports that the ...
Sri Lanka preparing to host CITES conference next year ... Aug 17, Colombo: Preparations are underway for Sri Lanka to host the 18th Session of the ... tourism promotion, and cultural diplomacy, and also promote Sri Lanka as a ...
We spoke to Dr. Ranjith Abeywardene, former Ayurvedic Advisor to the Tourism Ministry and Tourism Promotion Bureau, to find out why fat deposits in ...
Sri Lanka's tourism industry, which was once heavily scarred by a 30-year civil conflict, has become one of the leading industries after it was dubbed ...
South Asia has exported about $210 billion worth services, while Sri Lanka has exported $8 billion worth of services in the areas of tourism, trade, ...
The Government is set to take a fresh look at the East Container Terminal and Bandaranaike Quay in the Colombo Port by improving its infrastructure, ...
Sri Lanka is expected to launch its much awaited global tourism promotion campaign in November this year at the World Travel Mart in London.
Imran Khan sees need to galvanize bilateral relations with Sri Lanka ... including political, economic, defence and tourism, Radio Pakistan reported.
Confident of resilience built by strong postwar growth, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority yesterday stuck to removing a nine-year-old ...
Pakistan: PM Khan Says Need To 'Galvanize' Ties With Sri Lanka ... relations in all spheres including political, economic, defence and tourism. He also conveyed good wishes for the continued progress of Sri Lanka and its people.
The case in Sri Lanka is no different. Photographs of these women continue to feature in advertising not only for tea, but for luxury tourism and ...
Sri Lanka has strong alliance with China based on Government, investor relations and tourism. The 'Belt and Road Initiative' by China will open more ...
A new country branding for Sri Lanka Tourism will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London in November 2018, Minister of Tourism ...
Aug 21, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Tourism's the new country branding will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London in November 2018.
Sri Lanka is an island country surround by the Indian Ocean. In the past five years it was ranked as one the top 10 travel destinations, according to ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka's new country branding for tourism, focusing on diversity of attractions, will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in ...
Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera is on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka. The visit is expected to enhance the defense cooperation between the ...
The new branding and marketing campaign of Sri Lanka tourism will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London in November in a bid to ...
(Colombo) REUTERS: Sri Lankan shares extended losses into an eighth ... levies on several sectors including telecom, vehicle imports and tourism.
The new country branding for Sri Lanka Tourism will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London in November this year, Tourism and ...
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COLOMBO, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Tourism Minister John Amaratunga on Wednesday said the government hoped to attract at least 3 million ...
Tourism Minister K J Alphons will preside over the inaugural function, ... South Korea, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK, ...
Maga Yachts plying from Europe to Far East and to places like Pukhet in Thailand may also make a stop in Sri Lanka,giving a boost to tourism .
Potentially paving the way for regulation in the non-hotel accommodation space in Sri Lanka, Airbnb and the state-owned Sri Lanka Tourism ...
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said boutique hotels would be a key segment in the future for Sri Lanka's tourism industry in ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, August 22: Wu Tianqi, a Chinese university student, wanted to come to Sri Lanka as a tourist to explore and drink ...
"Buddhist tourism is a growing sector and the international conference here will help us ... Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Bhutan among others. Organised by the Tourism Ministry and the Maharashtra Tourism ...
Tourism nudge to promote sites associated with Gautam Buddha ... and Sri Lanka, who are participating in the conclave, will visit the Buddhist sites.
... a delegation of ministers from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, who are participating in the conclave, will visit the Buddhist sites.
The group will be received by an English speaking local guide at Colombo Airport in Sri Lanka, who will then accompany them for the entire tour.
One of them is a 5-day long Sri Lanka tour starting at Rs 48,500. It should be noted that the special tour will take you to the all places associated with ...
The President also launched the Ministry of Tourism website on important ... Indonesia, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka are participating in the conclave.
COLOMBO, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Wu Tianqi, a Chinese university student, originally planned to come to Sri Lanka this year as a tourist just to admire the ...
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to boost Odisha tourism, authorities are planning to start flights from Bhubaneswar to international destinations like Dubai and ...
The plans are being made for flight operations to Dubai and Colombo from the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) shortly, informed Tourism ...
Aug 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), in collaboration with the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney organized Sri ...
Sri Lanka's ambitious 'Galle Marina' project aimed at making the Galle harbour a tourism port is likely to be undertaken by a consortium comprising ...
Meanwhile, Kussi Amma Sera is back in action from her holiday in the ... Sri Lanka was once famous as a coconut exporter but today due to many ...
Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga told the Business Times on Wednesday that it was not his business to work on a new branding.
A much sought-after choice amongst Sri Lanka travellers to the region, this beachfront property is an ideal coastal haven for a romantic hideaway or a ...
... a three day concert held on the 7th, 8th and 9th of September 2018 at the Auditorium of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Kollupitiya.
The company is headed by Nihal Perera, a former Director of Sri Lanka Tourism, and a pioneer and legend in the travel industry ably supported by ...
To boost Odisha tourism, the authorities are planning to start flights from Bhubaneswar to international destinations like Dubai and Colombo.
Aug 26, Colombo: To raise awareness on current and future investment ... Today, Singapore ranks as Sri Lanka's 8th largest trading partner, and at ... and tourism sectors, while the IT sector had also shown improved potential with ...
The emergency meeting by City Hotels followed Sri Lanka Tourism announcing moves to do away with the Minimum Room Rate, first introduced nine ...
He further explained how most of Sri Lanka's FDI had been generated through the telecommunication, manufacturing, and tourism sectors, while the IT ...
With Sri Lanka experiencing a significant growth in infrastructure development coupled with increasing tourist arrivals, the local office of Anhui Shui'an ...
Exports were mainly driven by strong industrial exports, particularly garmets and textiles, and seafood, as well as earnings from tourism while ...
Aug 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade deficit in June 2018 widened ... notably by 19 percent and accordingly, earnings from tourism in June 2018 are ...
President Maithripala Sirisena will lead the Sri Lanka Delegation to the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and ...
Aug 28, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will lead the Sri ... President Sirisena will be visiting Lumbini on 01 September, and on 02 ...
Travel in Asia is growing, as the company rolls out a new Trekking & Safari Tour in Nepal and a Biking Tour in Sri Lanka. Safari tourism in Africa is also ...
Despite submitting a proposal for funding purposes on the new country branding for Sri Lanka Tourism,which will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart ...
Senior KP minister Atif Khan sought tourism portfolio by choice ... Many countries including Thailand, Nepal and Sri Lanka depend on tourism for job ...
Senior minister Atif says he sought tourism portfolio by choice ... Many countries including Thailand, Nepal and Sri Lanka depend on tourism for job ...
Minimum rates may also contribute to tourists leaving Colombo as fast as possible for new hotspots which offer more activity at competitive rates.
Worker remittances to Sri Lanka dropped by 11.4 percent to US $ 524 million ... As worker remittances and tourism earnings amid other service inflows ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Time, a US-based magazine, has named Sri Lanka's Santani Wellness Resort & Spa, health oriented hotel on a mountain top, ...
A high-level delegation from the Korean Ministry of Fisheries had visited Sri Lanka to conduct a feasibility study free of charge and Korea will also ...
Asia) Colombo, Aug 29 (newsin.asia) - The Sri Lankan government is reviewing a proposal to re-introduce the 'visa free entry policy' for travelers from ...
It comprises seven countries lying in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal -- Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and ...
From left: Colombo City Hotels' Association Chairman Shanthi Kumar, ... Chaminda Gunawardane, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Chairman ...
By Harshana Sellahewa. Sri Lanka will see the arrival of 2.5 million tourists this year amid the amplified efforts to promote Sri Lanka's tourism product ...
Aug 30, Colombo: Realizing its large potential for the development of Adventure Tourism which is an emerging sector with possibilities of future ...
Aug 30, Kathmandu: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today called upon the leaders of the states in the Bay of Bengal Region to take collective ...
Briefing the leaders about Sri Lanka's achievements, he said that during the last three and a half years, democracy, human rights, rule of law and ...
Under Enterprise Sri Lanka, the 'Jaya Isura' scheme is applicable to SMEs ... floriculture, horticulture, light engineering, printing, tourism, handicrafts, ...
COMBank reaches Rs. 10 b in SME lending under 'Enterprise Sri Lanka' ... floriculture, horticulture, light engineering, printing, tourism, handicrafts, ...
Aug 31, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has received ... floriculture, horticulture, light engineering, printing, tourism, handicrafts, apparel, IT, ...
President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the Nepal Sri Lanka Trade, Tourism, and Investment Conference held in Katmandu today(31).
Colombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka and its financial and cultural centre. It is the main tourist hub from which travellers start their journeys across ...
President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the Nepal-Sri Lanka Trade, Tourism, and Investment Conference held in Katmandu on Friday (31).
The visiting delegates were also accompanied by Nepal's tourism minister, Rabindra Adhikari, provincial chief Umakanta Jha, ... (Colombo Gazette) ...
... put together by the choir and will be staged from September 7-9 at the auditorium of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Kollupitiya .
Top world scrabblers at Sri Lanka international open ... Phoenix Industries and the event is also supported by Sri Lanka Tourism and Pyramid Wilmar.
Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the country taking a cue from Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia which ...
Indian tourists arrivals have gone up by 15% since the beginning of this year, with 237,369 arrivals recorded up to July. Sri Lanka Tourism now aims to ...
With three, 18-hole golf courses, including two in the hill country and an old-established one in Colombo, Sri Lanka presents an exciting challenge for ...
“We consider Sri Lanka to be an important market and this is a market ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to ...
This was the specialty of the Enterprise Sri Lanka exhibition. ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the country ...
Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the ... The launch of JASTECA (Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural ...
Q: Colombo is not yet a fashion hub compared with other Asian cities. .... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to ...
SAKS Analytics, a subsidiary of one of Sri Lanka's largest and oldest ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the ...
The Sri Lanka Accreditation Board (SLAB), the national accreditation ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to ...
It was conducted by the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority to ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the ...
It was organised by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL). ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the ...
As a sponsor of this year's Kite festival, visitors to the Tiara Rollo ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the ...
Sri Lanka does not include revenue generated from the tourism industry to the export figure unlike some other countries. Today Sri Lanka's export ...
“This market size has presented great opportunities for Sri Lanka. ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to the ...
Royal Ceramics Lanka, Sri Lanka's premier manufacturer of the finest ... Sri Lanka Tourism should target at least around 10 million foreign visitors to ...
Nepal and Sri Lanka today signed two memoranda of understanding during bilateral talks between President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and visiting Sri ...
Sept 02, Kathmandu: Leaders of Sri Lanka and Nepal agreed to work in ... President Sirisena visited Nepal to attend the 4th Summit of the Bay of ...
Home away from home, Sri Lanka is a reminiscent of Vizag's dune-lined ... Getting There: Travel from Vizag to Colombo in two hours in a SriLankan ...
SriLankan Airlines achieved another milestone in Sri Lanka's corporate sector when it launched an Employee Assistance Centre (EAC), which offers ...
Aaradhana', a musical program produced by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), came to life on the Rupavahini channel with the ...
India's diversified giant ITC Group on Friday expressed growing optimism on Sri Lanka unveiling its first ever overseas project, the luxurious The ...
Tourism Australia and the Federal Government have taken the wrapper off a fresh $10 million campaign for the South and South east Asian markets ...
In the first 7 months of 2018, Vietnam welcomed 9.08 million tourists, up 25 percent from a year earlier with 1.9 million coming in July alone. Sri Lanka ...
He admitted that excessive airport fees are being passed on to airline ticket prices to Sri Lanka, making the country less attractive for potential tourists.
Sept 02, Colombo: The reconstruction of the Bibile to Chenkaladi segment of the Badulla Chenkaladi Road commenced yesterday under the ...
The KTA Sri Lanka event is taking place in Kalpitiya from the 4 – 8 September 2018 – sponsored by Sri Lanka Tourism http://www.srilanka.travel/ .
“The interest in tourism to the Northern Province, particularly to the Jaffna Peninsula, has spurred the construction of hotels in the province in recent ...
Sri Lanka has been actively seeking to improve ties with Saudi Arabia for the last several years, particularly in the tourism sector. In 2017, more than ...
The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme 'Inspiring Tourism ... Sri Lanka; Ms JC Wong, PATA Young Tourism Professional Ambassador; Ms ...
Sept 03, Colombo: The Northern Province has benefited from investment as a result of the efforts of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka. The BOI ...
President Maithripala Sirisena concluded a two- day bilateral visit to Nepal yesterday announcing Sri Lanka's readiness to support the implementation ...
Sri Lanka has expressed readiness to support the implementation of the ... President Maithripala Sirisena also visited the Secretariat of the South ...
Last week Sri Lanka saw six heavy weights give their views on Sri Lanka which was .... There is almost Rs. 5-6 billion lying idle in the tourism account.
What has the Foreign Ministry, the Board of Investment, Sri Lanka Tourism, Export Development Board done to reach out to the million high net worth ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Sri Lanka has expressed readiness to ... a 'Buddhist Circuit' as an initiative to boost tourism between the countries, and ...
He then outlined Sri Lanka's post war tourism boom and the focus on more sustainable products and services development that was now taking place.
The nine-hour flights will boost inbound tourism from Russia to Sri Lanka. The Aeroflot flights will be a major boost for tourism and business travel to ...
Hilton Colombo won “Sri Lanka's Leading Business Hotel award for the second consecutive year at the World Travel Awards 2018 held in Hong Kong.
Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga reported the government is exploring plans to decrease airport fees, including aircraft landing and ...
The nine-hour flights will boost inbound tourism from Russia to Sri Lanka and will also be a major boost for business travel to the island country, the ...
Meanwhile the company notes that amidst Sri Lanka's tourism and leisure sector's excellent performance and the number of tourist arrivals to the ...
SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance was awarded two prestigious titles at the World Travel ...
Sept 04, Colombo: Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot will re-launch regular ... The nine-hour flights will boost inbound tourism from Russia to Sri Lanka and ...
Tourist arrivals from China are likely to see significant growth following an assurance from provincial tourism authorities in China, Sri Lanka's Tourism ...
COLOMBO, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry said on Tuesday that tourist arrivals from China was likely to see a significant growth ...
Sept 04, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance was awarded two prestigious titles at ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka are likely to see big growth after an assurance from tourism authorities in Zhejiang Province ...
Currently, Sri Lanka's tourism model aims to paint tourism as an exchange; through which tourists are given authentic and iconic experiences. In return ...
The nine-hour flight is expected to boost inbound tourism from Russia to Sri Lanka as it will obviate the need for transit in a third country. Aeroflot ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry said on Tuesday that tourist arrivals from China was likely to see ...
ECONOMYNEXT – Havas Media India Private Ltd., part of France's Havas group, and US-based Ionic Media Institution have won a contract for digital ...
According to sources, the officials responsible for the subject in the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has been delaying the issuing of ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 4.9 percent from a year earlier to 200,359 in August 2018, helped by strong arrivals from Australia ...
Sept 06, 2018 (LBO) – Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka were up five percent to 200,359 in August 2018 from a year earlier, official data showed. This month ...
Sept 06, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Cabinet of ministers have given the go ahead for a Global Level Tourism Development Project to promote tourism, ...
COLOMBO, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Over 1.5 million tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka between January to August, recording a 4.9 percent growth when ...
Sept 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 4.9 percent in August this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri ...
Tourism accounts for nearly 5% of Sri Lanka's $ 87 billion economy. In March, the Government declared a state of emergency in the central district of ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Authority reported (06-Sep-2018) visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka for Aug-2018. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 200,359 ...
Sri Lanka crossed the 200, 000 tourist arrival mark for a single month again as arrivals in August rose 4.9 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 200, 359, the ...
Having just completed a five-year work-study diploma at the Sri Lanka Hotel and Tourism School at the time, Thanuj says he was looking for a ...
Other judges included Managing Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Sutheash Balasubramaniam, FCMA, CGMA, President's Counsel, Dr.
"Tourists will prefer destination like Vietnam, Thailand and Sri Lanka. There is also a provision of refund of GST on goods purchased, which is not the ...
Sept 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has stressed to strictly implement the law against the abusive procedure of ragging in ...
With three, 18-hole golf courses, including two in the hill country and an old-established one in Colombo, Sri Lanka... 'Sri Lanka Tourism should raise ...
“Such restrictions on tourism and allied sectors in the State will result in other popular destinations like Goa, Jaipur, and Colombo stealing the march in ...
The dual Kitesurfing competition was conducted by KTA Sri Lanka with the sponsorship of Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry with over 70 kiteriders from 13 ...
In keeping with the government's aim of developing Sri Lanka's boat ... Sri Lanka too should think about this seriously as the next phase of tourism will ...
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka from China are likely to see significant growth following an assurance from provincial tourism authorities in China.
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) AMMAN — Sri Lanka seeks to further develop its ties with the Kingdom in trade, investments and tourism, said Sri Lankan ...
Sept 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka seeks to enhance its bilateral ties with Jordan in trade, investments and tourism, according to the Sri Lankan ambassador ...
Hence tourists are getting attracted to the region. Gangtok-Darjeeling packages are selling well among domestic destinations, while Sri Lanka, ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority's (SLTDA) action plan for Kuchchaveli won the first place for the best sustainable tourism action plan at the ...
Ambassador Bartorell said the significant increase of the arrival of Italian tourists to Sri Lanka and vice versa also showed the close rapport between ...
Officials added that with China also being an important market for Sri Lanka Tourism, the country was bracing for a large influx of up market Chinese ...
Officials added that with China being an important market for Sri Lanka tourism, the country was bracing for a large influx of Chinese visitors and ...
Sri Lanka provides opportunities in trade, investment and tourism, which is becoming a key driver in economic relations between the two countries.”
Showcasing Sri Lanka as a 'must visit' tourist destination, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau successfully concluded their three city road show ...
In June 2017, the EXIM Bank of India and the Government of Sri Lanka ... in road congestion, as well as supporting tourism, reported dailynews.lk.
HNB Plc was recognized as one of Sri Lanka's top ten 'Most Admired ... Ravi Abeysuriya, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Managing Director, ...
Trains can be busy and notoriously late (albeit picturesque) and travelling by bus in Sri Lanka is akin to a game of Russian roulette. With this in mind, ...
NDO/VNA – The Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Sri Lanka have agreed to ... which he said is the most effective way to develop trade and tourism.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc noting that a large number of Vietnamese tourists are expecting to visit Sri Lanka, explained that direct air links ...
ECONOMYNEXT – The new value added tax (VAT) refund scheme for tourists could help draw investments by international retailers to Sri Lanka as ...
Sri Lanka Tourism, in collaboration with industry stakeholders, yesterday launched 'Island Escapes', a new travel campaign to promote the country as ...
Sri Lanka will launch an island wide off season marketing campaign, targeting specific countries, Minister of Tourism and Christian Affairs John ...
Sri Lanka has introduced in the 2018 budget proposal, a procedure for the re-payment of 15% VAT to foreign tourists on departure, for goods ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has 'temporarily' lifted minimum prices on Colombo hotel rooms to boost off-season arrivals for two months, Tourism ...
Malaysia based Malindo Airlines, Malaysian Airlines and Air Asia are among popular airlines used for travel between Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
HÀ NỘI — The Prime Ministers of Việt Nam and Sri Lanka have agreed to ... which he said is the most effective way to develop trade and tourism.
Lawlessness in the country has a disturbing impact on tourism in Sri Lanka as the news of crimes committed on the tourists spreads in the world like ...
“Today most tourists tend to bypass Colombo for attractions outside of the capital city. But with the opportunity for VAT free shopping, tourists will have ...
The success of this program would help Sri Lanka Tourism to launch their second stage from May to August next year. The campaign strategy includes ...
Sri Lanka Tourism has upped its tourist arrivals target to three million from 2.5 million this year, while eyeing four million tourist arrivals next year as the ...
Sri Lanka has similar potential to exploit such opportunities, particularly considering its significant tourism assets over above shopping and retail.
... Awards Evaluation Committee Chairman Ravi Abeysuriya, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Managing Director, Sutheash Balasubramaniam, ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Sept 12 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry has launched a new travel campaign to promote the island as ...
Sept 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tuesday (11) opened a special counter at the departure terminal of the Bandaranaike International Airport to return the ...
COLOMBO, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry has launched a new travel campaign to promote the island as a "year round" tourist ...
5 and he showed just why during Sri Lanka's victorious 1997 Asia Cup. ... He also served as deputy minister for tourism and President of Sri Lanka ...
Sri Lanka, Indonesia to launch a strategy to secure a fair portion of the European ... Sept 12, Colombo: Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Sri Lankan ... also exchanged ideas on promoting tourism between the two countries and ...
Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga will award the agreements ... In addition, the Minister said the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau ...
Sri Lanka's position as a tourist destination will be further consolidated with the newly set industry targets, which include four million tourist arrivals, ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga stated the country is targeting the arrival of four million tourists p/a by 2020, which will drive USD7 ...
Sri Lanka Tourism has upped the tourist arrival target to three million arrivals from 2.5 million this year, while eyeing four million tourist arrivals next ...
Tourism is also a most implicit sector. Within the last five years, Chinese tourist arrival to Sri Lanka has grown by 300 percent. It is a really drastic ...
Upcoming large scale modern retail formats a long term positive for the tourism sector. Infrastructure projects such as the Colombo International ...
Of the top 10 nations that visited Sri Lanka during August this year, the number of Australian visitors has increased more than any other country since ...
Sri Lanka scholars assist to plan development of all sectors within the next 12 ... Sept 14, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has sought the Ideas of ... A Detailed discussion was held on technology, tourism, water conservation, ...
Colombo (AsiaNews) – The Sri Lanka-Italy Business Council (SLIBC) ... The number of Italians visiting Sri Lanka rose from 24,293 in 2016 to 31,428 in ...
Sept 15, Colombo: The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow, in partnership with Anex Tour, a leading tour operator in Russia, has organized an ...
The Malaysian Minister was overwhelmed by the truly Sri Lankan ambiance created at the Extravaganza promoting Sri Lanka's 8 tourism themes in ...
PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation of tourism leaders in ... Professor Martin Barth, President and CEO of the World Tourism Forum ... ITB Berlin, and Dmitri Cooray, Manager Operations, Jetwing Hotels, Sri Lanka.
The sixth edition of the Sri Lanka Boat Show 2018 will be held from October 26 ... It could concentrate on water related activities to attract more tourists.
Sri Lanka needs to make progress in the area of implementation of ... The Sri Lanka Tourism aims at luring around three million visitors this year, ...
Chairman and CEO, KPMG India, Arun M. Kumar (left) who was the keynote speaker at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 last week, with ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism aims at luring around three million visitors this year, supported by the off-season promotional campaign that gets off the ground ...
A recent survey reveals that 96 percent of the travellers to Sri Lanka had positive results of their stay and felt welcomed in the country, 84 percent ...
Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman joins Sri Lanka's central bank governor Dr ... hospitality, oil and gas, infrastructure, tourism, and Trade Services.
Qatar and Sri Lanka have witnessed a surge in diplomatic relations in the last ... hospitality, oil and gas, infrastructure, tourism, and Trade Services.
Destination Sri Lanka – Hotels & Places 2018 is an all new concept by Prasad Abu Bakr in familiarizing the public with various hotel properties and ...
Qatar-Sri Lanka economic ties enter defining moment ... the bilateral relations between Qatar and Sri Lanka in terms of trade, investment, tourism and ...
COLOMBO, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry has launched a new travel campaign to promote the island as a “year round” tourist ...
Comparing other popular Asian tourist destinations, the report noted that Sri Lanka remains an underperforming destination. According to statistics of ...
The passengers joined the excursions including a site seeing tour in and around the City of Colombo and also a visit to the Independence Square and ...
... in the Nomura analysis, the short term external debt to exports ratio includes goods only. Services, including tourism, and remittances are excluded.
In 2016 H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka visited Austria, leading a high ranking economic and ...
To explore the potential of Punjab Tourism in its full strength, the state ... The Congress leader said as some countries like Sri Lanka, Bali, Thailand ...
"We are working with bloggers, writers and influencers to promote lesser known attractions," Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Managing Director ...
Thailand will host the second Thai-Sri Lanka FTA negotiations from today ... interest to invest in Sri Lanka's tourism industry, according to Auramon.
Besides statue, he will provide all the photos of MGR's visit to Sri Lanka along with actress Saroja Devi to build a photo exhibition in the memorial.
Thailand says FTA with Sri Lanka to be finalised by 2020 ... services as Thai investors have a growing interest to invest in Sri Lanka's tourism industry.
Had it not been for a severe outbreak of Hemileia vastatrix in the 1870s, today's visitors to Sri Lanka would be booking sightseeing tours to the coffee ...
This collaboration between Cinnamon TBC Asia and Leveza is a partnership to promote travel and tourism in Sri Lanka in a new light. The Cinnamon ...
With the entrance of Sun Aqua group to Sri Lanka, it has helped the Sri Lankan Tourism to expand its horizons to international standards and build ...
... country, and that the airport would be developed in partnership with Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Fund and Civil Aviation Authority instead.
Sri Lanka's Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva informed the ... However, it will be developed in partnership with the Tourism Development ...
Sri Lanka's high potential for tourism – and in particular luxury tourism – has spearheaded some major infrastructure projects such as Colombo ...
Negotiations on a Thailand-Sri Lanka free trade agreement (FTA) would be ... Sri Lanka is Thailand's fourth-largest trading partner in South Asia. ... as Thai investors have a growing interest to invest in Sri Lanka's tourism industry, ...
Sri Lankan civil aviation minister said that the airport would be developed in partnership with the Tourism Development Fund and the Civil Aviation ...
Sep 20, 2018-. Foreign tourist arrivals to Nepal jumped 18.8 percent to 87,679 in August, largely due to strong growth from India, China and Sri Lanka.
Colombo, Sep 20 (UNI) Sri Lanka has decided against giving control of Palaly Airport to India just days after the state-run Airport Authority of India ...
When Danny Faure took over as the President of Seychelles one of his first visits was to India. For India, Seychelles though a small island nation holds ...
Sept 21, Colombo: The Central Bank announced that its annually published "Sri Lanka Socio-Economic Data - 2018"data folder is now available for ...
To boost further the image of Sri Lanka as a safe and secure tourist destination where people live in harmony. To promote Sri Lanka as an ideal ...
“In Sri Lanka, surfing was only considered a tourism development activity, enough to get the tourists to visit the country. But when this Olympic moment ...
High Commissioner of Seychelles Conrad Mederic addressing the event stated that during the Seychelles President's visit to Sri Lanka in 2017, the ...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said that Sri Lanka's economy is not properly ... Sri Lanka cannot remain competitive in the goods that the country is ... tourism, processed foods and beverages, boat building and electrical and ...
Maldives main source of income is tourism, where also Chinese tourists have become a key driver taking over from the traditional European visitors.
There are places with a story, and there are places that tell a story. Sigiriya in Sri Lanka is a bit of both, and you might as well have a hard time ...
In the post war arena Sri Lanka has also followed the world trends in tourism, and in fact performed much better, with a CAGR of close to 20% over the ...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said that Sri Lanka's economy is not properly ... While Sri Lanka is still mainly exporting garments and traditional ... tourism, processed foods and beverages, boat building and electrical and ...
“One of the solutions to fill the gap is to organise road shows in Sri Lanka to promote tourism and attract tourists. The airlines can also reduce its ...
In the post-war arena Sri Lanka has also followed the world trends in tourism, and in fact performed much better, with a CAGR of close to 20% over the ...
Since the Civil Aviation Authority and Sri Lanka Tourism had agreed to fund the upgrade of the Palaly Airport runway to facilitate the landing of A320 ...
This appointment will further enhance Sri Lanka's economic ties with Monaco, specifically in upscaling the tourism market by sharing expertise and ...
With Sri Lanka's tourism industry now flourishing, we want to create a brand that respects the past while looking ahead to the future,” said Hauck.
Cinnamon Lodge Habarana was recently recognized by the World Travel Awards as Sri Lanka's Leading Family Resort at the Asia and Australasia ...
Sponsored by the Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry, along with support from the kite schools from the Kalpitiya Windsports Club, the KTA Sri Lanka had ...
AP Tourism is willing to conduct a road show in Sri Lanka to showcase our product to Sri Lankan outbound tour operators and encourage them to sell ...
“As per statistics, around 4 lakh Buddhists from Sri Lanka come to India every year to visit Bodhgaya in Bihar, but although Visakhapatnam has many ...
The Seychelles' President Danny Faure undertook his first official visit to Sri Lanka in February last year when he invited Sirisena to visit the island ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) ... Destination partner â€' Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Hospitality partner â€' Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, ...
The remarks were made by Beijing's Ambassador to Colombo Cheng ... According to official figures, 260,000 Chinese tourists arrived in Sri Lanka in ...
He said tourism had also expanded between the two countries in recent years, with China now becoming Sri Lanka's second largest source of tourists.
... Dedduwa integrated tourism development project, Colombo Port cruise terminal, renewable energy park in Pooneryn, Barge mounted power plant ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Chairman Kavan Ratnataka promised to fast track measures to develop tourism in the province in a holistic ...
World Tourism Day celebrated in Jaffna ... in Jaffna yesterday with a series of events hosted by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) ...
Victoria Marketing representative for Singapore Tourism Board ... With Sri Lanka's tourism industry now flourishing, we want to create a brand that ...
Sri Lanka briefed Portugal on Sri Lanka's journey towards achieving ... explore the potential for joint investment and partnership in the tourism sector.
The Tourism Minister further stated that the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) would soon open up a sub office in Jaffna to expedite ...
He said tourism had also expanded between the two countries in recent years with China now becoming Sri Lanka's second largest source of tourists.
Sri Lanka briefed Portugal on Sri Lanka's journey towards achieving ... and Portugal would be a catalyst to attract Portuguese tourists to Sri Lanka.
... Awards Evaluation Committee Chairman Ravi Abeysuriya, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Managing Director Sutheash Balasubramaniam, ...
“Having actively engaged in the very first edition of IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo. We at Hayleys Tours consider it a true privilege to be supporting such a ...
... the Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, the Chairman BOI, the Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), the Technical Advisor ...
In terms of foreign exchange inflows, although Sri Lanka's earnings from tourism in the first half of this year had improved by a sharp 15.3% to US$ 2.1 ...
... the Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister; the Chairman, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka; the Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority; ...
Jaffna celebrated World Tourism Day recently. ... Sivagnanasothy and Director General of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) P.U. ...
Colombo (News1st): Hummanaya, ranked among the top tourism destinations in the South of our country is a rare geological experience. However ...
KOCHI: The wellness tourism in Kerala is fast-losing out to Sri Lanka and other places that are promoting their traditional wellness therapy for tourists.
"Removal of the minimum room price by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority will further exacerbate price competition in the industry affecting ...
... would radically transform the land use patterns on Sri Lanka's plantations. ... whose picture adorns many tea packs designed for the tourist market.
Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake has called for a joint marketing strategy to promote Sri Lanka or the Ceylon brand to market the ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Herzegovina is firmly placing itself on the map in global tourism markets, leaving behind its conflict-ridden past.
... utilising funds from both the Civil Aviation Authority Sri Lanka (CAASL) and the Tourism Development Fund, CAASL CEO H.M.C. Nimalsiri told Daily ...
Even though services related inflows such as tourism performed notably and the financial account of the Balance of Payments (BOP) strengthened ...
Under this tourism project, five tourism routes are designed to follow the royal ... The prestigious invitees from 28 countries includes Kenya, Sri Lanka, ...
The return flight (Colombo – Vizag) had poor occupancy. The State government should have taken a cue from the Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion ...
They come from all across the world, from Sri Lanka and India to Spain, South Africa, the UK and the USA. Some work globally, while others are ...
Asia) Colombo, Oct 2 (newsin.asia) - The Miss World Organisation is ... Chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Dehan Seneviratne.
Sri Lanka being considered as host for Miss World pageant ... Chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Dehan Seneviratne was also ...
... Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in Seychelles next week (8th to 10th October, 2018)on his first State Visit ...
Oct 02, Victoria: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in Seychelles next week on his first State Visit from 8th to 10th October, the ...
... the Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, the Chairman, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, the Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, ...
Key officials of the Miss World Organization, including the reigning Miss World, arrived in Sri Lanka on 30 September on an exploration visit of the ...
Key officials of the Miss World Organization including the Reigning Miss World arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday 30th September on an exploration visit ...
The talks are expected to concentrate on health, education, tourism, ... Seychelles and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka established ...
... Faure in March last year, during President Faure's working visit to Sri Lanka. ... The talks are expected to concentrate on health, education, tourism, ...
The visiting delegation also included Roving Ambassador of Finland for South Asia, concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka, Harri Kamarainen.
The current trend within the tourism industry in Sri Lanka is leaning towards bespoke tourism, which hints at growing opportunities and challenges for ...
Miss India 2017 Manushi Chillar, who went on to become Miss World 2017 is currently in Sri Lanka. She recently met with the Minister of Tourism ...
The travel outfitter Black Tomato launched Tasting Notes, a series of ... 17 to 25, travelers can join Mr. Thamma in Sri Lanka to visit food markets, spice ...
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar is all smiles as she is clicked with John Amaratunga, Honourable Minister of Tourism Development in Sri Lanka.
Colombo, Oct 4 (UNI) Sri Lanka and Finland held their first Bilateral ... cyber security, climate change and mitigation, forestry, defense, tourism and the ...
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake his first state visit to Seychelles next week to strengthen diplomatic and tourism ties between ...
Oct 04, Colombo: At a pre-budget conference held today in Colombo under the patronage of State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne, ...
The existing regulations on extending Sri Lankan online visa facility would be relaxed to encourage tourists, an official of the Immigration and ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Authority reported (04-Oct-2018) visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka for Sep-2018. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 149,087 ...
Oct 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 2.8 percent in September this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the ...
Asia Pacific continued to be the largest source of tourist traffic to Sri Lanka with 47 percent of the total traffic during September. Europe accounted for ...
Sri Lanka has announced that it has experienced a growth of 11.6 per cent in visitors so far for 2018 when compared to the previous year's figures.
Latest data outlines that as at 30th September 2018, 1,731,922 tourists had visited Sri Lanka for this year which is a 11.6% growth over last year when ...
ECONOMYNEXT - State-run SriLankan Airlines plats to find a joint venture partner by end 2018 and will resume flight to Europe, Tourism Minister ...
The Sri Lanka Campaign has re-launched its ethical tourism campaign for those who visit Sri Lanka and the Tamil homeland, reflecting ongoing ...
COLOMBO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew by 3.5 percent in September with the arrival of 19,600 tourists, compared to the ...
Tourism is high-end and it has some of the most spectacular lodges. However ... On The Go's Wild About Sri Lanka small-group trip squeezes in Yala, ...
The other members of SWIAC are: Economic Advisor to the President, Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, Chairmen of the BOI, Sri Lanka Tourism ...
The total number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during September reached 149,087, posting a 2.8% year-on-year growth, while pushing cumulative ...
The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) joined forces with the Seychelles High Commissioner for Sri Lanka, Mr. Conrad Mederic, in celebrating the ...
Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew by 3.5 percent in September with the arrival of 19,600 tourists, compared to the 18,900 tourists who arrived ...
... is competitive, and tourism has also grown, especially outside the capital Colombo, where there are no state mandated price floors on hotel rooms.
The Sri Lanka delegation headed by Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade, Malik Samarawickrama, concluded a fruitful visit ...
The sixth edition of the Sri Lanka Boat Show 2018 will be held from October ... Its growth will boost inward tourism and will enhance investments in ...
COLOMBO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew by 3.5 percent in September with the arrival of 19,600 tourists, compared to ...
Oct 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has left for Seychelles for a three-day official visit from October 8 -10. The President has left ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga reported Sri Lanka's Cabinet is "determined" to find a new JV partner for SriLankan Airlines by the end ...
Sri Lankan President commences visit to Seychelles ... The President's visit is aimed at gaining new benefits to Sri Lanka by further enhancing the ...
Oct 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade deficit in July 2018 widened significantly in ... In July 2018, tourist arrivals increased moderately by 6 percent and ...
If you go beyond urban areas of Sri Lanka, you know the people are very ... Closing the gap will not only enhance but also help diversify Sri Lanka's trade,” ... as tourism, healthcare and education, often depend on air travel services.
Claiming that no Government had taken any efforts to develop and promote Sri Lanka as a medical tourism hub, she insisted authorities should ...
Next Hotel Colombo and Kafnu Colombo will open their doors in third ... in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), ...
... and Sri Lanka on matter of trade and investment, air links, health, fisheries, maritime security, defense, education, tourism, energy and legal affairs.
Following a multi-agency pitch, Havas Media India partnering with their local partner in Sri Lanka, agxa Pvt. Ltd., won the digital media mandate of Sri ...
Oct 09, Victoria: Sri Lanka and Seychelles have agreed to enhance ... health, fisheries, maritime security, defense, education, tourism, energy and ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has appointed Havas Media India to take care of its digital media mandate in India following a ...
Havas Media India has bagged Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau's digital media mandate. The account was won post a multi-agency pitch. Havas ...
The leaders of the both countries agreed to take forward the strong relations between the Sri Lanka and Seychelles in the fields of trade and tourism.
MUMBAI: Following a multi-agency pitch, Havas Media India has won the digital media mandate of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) in ...
Oct 09, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's external sector recorded a moderate performance in July 2018. The trade deficit continued to widen in July 2018 ...
Expressing his views further President Faure said the visit of the Sri Lankan ... Cooperation between Seychelles and Sri Lanka have developed in ...
The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena arrived yesterday on his first State visit, accompanied by ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka and the Seychelles have agreed to develop trade and tourism relations between the two countries during a two-day visit ...
... resorts, circuit bungalows and hotels operated by the Sri Lanka Tourism Board were not up to the required standard and should be refurbished.
Recognising the importance of this year's theme, Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said with Sri Lanka recently becoming a Vice President of the ...
Whilst Sri Lanka Tourism struggles, our neighbours have launched many such campaigns attracting the top dollar tourists into the country while Sri ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) is the authoritative government body responsible for handling all marketing and promotional activities ...
Samaraweera said while the rupee falling had so far not pushed up consumer prices, and exporters, tourism operators and foreign guest workers can ...
Meanwhile, earnings from tourism— the other current account stabiliser in Sri Lanka's fragile external account—generated earnings of US $ 404 ...
Wigneswaran seeks support to boost tourism in North ... support to develop the sector, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said in a ...
THE SIXTH Boat Show and Boating Festival Sri Lanka 2018, a biennial event, jointly organised by Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), Boat ...
The two leaders agreed to take forward the strong relations between Sri Lanka and Seychelles in the fields of trade and tourism. During the bilateral ...
The gazette for minimum room rates scheme for five-star hotels in Colombo had expired on March 31, 2018. The Tourism and Christian Religious ...
The long ethnic conflict affected tourism industry in Sri Lanka adversely and tourists' arrivals declined enormously but since the end of the conflict in ...
Sirisena undertook an observation tour of the Seychelles Maritime Academy, managed by the Sri Lanka International Maritime and Engineering ...
Oct 11, Colombo: As part of its comprehensive plans to develop tourism in the Northern Province, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority ...
ECONOMYNEXT- A government minister last week said that the benefit of tourism does not trickle down to Sri Lanka's small businesses and ...
ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka's Higher Education Minister said that the benefits of tourism does not trickle down to small businesses and communities, ...
Contrary to claims that Sri Lanka's military is holding to land in the war torn ... “The use of the land for tourism or agriculture points to the real interest ...
Audits cover a cross section of industry sectors, such as tourism, important for small island states, as well as telecommunications, mining and ...
The main mode of public transportation in Colombo are trains and buses, but if you are a tourist and it's your first time, you ...
The trade talks had focused on a wide range of cooperation in areas such as agriculture, financial services, industry, investments, labour, and tourism.
Russia, which maintains traditionally friendly relations with Sri Lanka, ... agriculture and tourism, President Vladimir Putin has said on Thursday.
Press release from Mr.Vittorio Coco regarding project to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Sri Lanka in Tourism ...
ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka's wellness industry is looking to shake off a bad reputation in order to attract tourists and hire people who are wary of the ...
Oct 12, Colombo: Venora Lanka Power Panels (Pvt.) Ltd., manufacturer of power ... available for tourism, trade and foreign investments in Sri Lanka.
The Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani has been invited to visit Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry ...
The second session of Kuwait-Sri Lanka Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) ... labour and manpower, industry, tourism, agriculture and development.
"At the second session of the Kuwait-Sri Lanka Joint Ministerial Committee ... The number of tourist arrival from Kuwait stood around 4,300 in 2017.
The tourism industry in Sri Lanka has much growth potential and there should be a collective effort to take important decisions by the hoteliers ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), as part of its comprehensive plans to develop tourism in the Northern Province, opened the ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) put a huge focus on Jaffna recently by organising a series of programs to coincide with World ...
The 20-year-old Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at the Bandaranaike International Airport operated by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau was ...
If Sri Lanka removed its trade barriers and invested in better connectivity, the ... The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), as part of its ...
Sri Lanka's capital assets as far as the tourism industry is concerned, are its location and weather. The island's hospitality, food, and friendly people ...
ECONOMYNEXT - A campaign to boost off-season tourist traffic to Sri Lanka branded 'Island Escapes' launched in mid-September has drawin over a ...
Oct 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that ... The Premier further said that during his last visit to Norway, his primary ...
Buddhism arrived in Sri Lanka after the Buddha's visit in 300 BC, while the Portuguese arrived in the 15th century, bringing with them cantiga ballads, ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Oct 15 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka's off season tourism campaign has attracted a large number of tourists to the ...
ICT4SIDS has announced plans for MiniLanka Heritage Park – an eco-friendly, miniature theme park project that will boost sustainable tourism in Sri ...
COLOMBO, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's off-season tourism campaign has attracted a large number of tourists to the island country with over 1,000 ...
The Hotels' Association of Sri Lanka (THASL), with a plan to develop more ... The occasion is one which will serve to showcase the country's tourism ...
“The 1% TDL collecting authority, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), has given us an assurance that the current system will ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) yesterday confirmed it was all set to launch the much-awaited digital campaign by the end of this ...
Oct 16, Colombo: World Bank says recent fiscal and monetary policy ... effects of the reinstatement of GSP+, while tourism and remittances support the ...
South African Tourism has appointed Mitalee Karmarkar as the head of Marketing and Communications: ... The Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka ...
Sri Lanka's key government officials, academics, scientists, and business leaders will participate in the discussions, and a 3- day field visit will follow.
The concept, named Genesis by SkyStyle Co-Founders Max Pardo and Lucas Colombo, represents the company's debut in BBJ MAX design.
Pakistan High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat has ... The portal offers photos and videos on various tourism destinations in ...
On the occasion, the High Commissioner said that the new website will become a one-stop gateway for visitors to Pakistan with essential information ...
Oct 16, Colombo: According to the Sri Lanka Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) released by the Census and Statistics Department, the industrial ...
Promoting tourism sector: The tourism industry of Sri Lanka is already experiencing a boom and the government targets to achieve 4.5 million tourist ...
Sri Lanka's key government officials, academics, scientists and business leaders will participate in the discussions and a three-day field visit will follow ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) Chairman Dehan Seneviratne said the new brand identity will be launched at the World Travel Mart ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) has raised concerns over a public notice displayed by the Community Police Unit in ...
Cinnamon Air (www.cinnamonair.com), Sri Lanka's premier domestic airline, gears up to meet the demand for domestic air travel this Winter (Northern ...
Sri Lanka on Wednesday promised to revoke a rogue bikini ban raising eyebrows at a popular seaside resort, as the authorities urged tourists to wear ...
Sri Lanka does not allow visitors in revealing clothing — including men in shorts — to visit Buddhist temples and other religious sites, but beaches are ...
Oct 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said it is concerned about a widely circulated picture of a notice, displayed by the ...
Sri Lanka does not allow visitors in revealing clothing -- including men in shorts -- to visit Buddhist temples and other religious sites, but beaches are ...
The signs erected by local police at Habaraduwa Beach, about 130 kilometres south of the capital Colombo, depicted a pair of western women in ...
Prothom Alo: What is the purpose of your maiden visit as the trade minister of Sri Lanka? Malik Samarawickrama: The apparel industry of Sri Lanka is ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority said Wednesday that the signs, which depicted two women wearing bikinis, along with a large red 'X' ...
Mangala Samaraweera told a retail forum in Colombo, Thursday. ... launched at the Bandaranaike International Airport to upsurge retail tourism.”.
“We have great potential in the tourism industry so we will to treat you as an ... “The Tourism Development Minister asked me if it's Sri Lanka first or ...
Putting forward key priority requests for tourism, the Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) this week called on the Government to recognise the ...
Prime Minister said that to develop tourism in Sri Lanka, they need to fly in tourists for lower airfare and also have more domestic airports. “We have ...
Intrepid has released its travel trend forecast for the coming year, with ... Sri Lanka is tipped to be the hottest place for a food tour in 2019 – quite ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) yesterday said the Authority was concerned about the displayed notice by the Community ...
Services which includes, information technology, tourism and even exports of labour. Capital will generally flow to where returns are high, and access ...
... fisheries, export manufacturing, renewable energy, IT and tourism. ... Samaraweera was addressing Sri Lanka Retail Forum 2018, organised by the ...
The Cabinet approval had been granted to award a Rs.314 million-contract to J. Walter Thompson Institute to promote Tourism in Sri Lanka. Tourism ...
In recent days, Croatian tourism has been presented at several major ... and creative agencies specializing in outbound tourism from India, Sri Lanka, ...
Over one hundred senior executives from the travel and tourism industry, ... The forum saw some creative ideas being raised to help Sri Lanka more ...
India has assured Sri Lanka of completing development projects on time, ... Visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Saturday met ...
Oct 21, Colombo: The Cabinet has previously granted approval to implement a wide advertising program to promote Sri Lanka as an attractive tourist ...
It was discovered by Sri Lanka's International Ramayan Research Center and the Ministry of Tourism here. Let us know more about this cave, how did ...
SRI LANKA TOURISM DEPARTMENT REMOVING 'INAPPROPRIATE' BIKINI SIGNS. Others could somewhat identify with the Eiffel Tower's “pose,” ...
AirAsia will begin direct flights from Bangkok to Colombo in mid-December to serve people seeking religious and cultural experiences in the South ...
However, for a country like Sri Lanka, where noticeable social and regional ... Sri Lanka has tremendous potential for tourism with its geographical ...
Santisuk Klongchaiya, chief executive at Thai AirAsia, said Sri Lanka has many alluring and new travel experiences for Thai visitors. The airline has ...
Travellers from Sri Lanka who wish to explore beyond Bangkok can enjoy a convenient Fly-Thru service with just a single-time baggage check-in from ...
Prepare yourself for endless beaches, oodles of elephants and awe-inspiring rainforests because Sri Lanka has been named the top destination to ...
The travel firm's top country is Sri Lanka, even though a spike in violence against Muslims led to a state of emergency being declared in March 2018.
Sri Lanka claimed the top spot in its list of countries to visit in 2019, with Germany and Zimbabwe just behind, while Italy's Piedmont, the Catskills in the ...
Sri Lanka claimed the top spot in the Lonely Planet's best travel destinations list of countries to visit in 2019, with Germany and Zimbabwe just behind, ...
Improved train services mean it's easier than ever to explore Sri Lanka but campaigners warn a surge in tourism could ruin its natural beauty.
Tourist visits to Sri Lanka have increased dramatically since the end of the 26-year conflict, from 447,890 in 2009 to an all time high of 2.1 million last ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Oct 23 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka has claimed the top spot in the world's leading travel guide, the 'Lonely Planet' as ...
COLOMBO, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has claimed the top spot in the world's leading travel guide, the Lonely Planet as the best travel destination in ...
Oct 23, Colombo: The investment promotion agency of Sri Lanka, the Board of Investment has played a vital role in promoting and developing the ...
Oct 23, Colombo: The Seventh Session of the Sri Lanka-South Africa ... on further strengthening political relations through exchange of high level visits ...
Sri Lanka is revealed as the number one country to visit for 2019, with the travel guide citing the island's “mix of religions and cultures, its timeless ...
Popular travel guide Lonely Planet yesterday officially named Sri Lanka the number one country to travel to in 2019, citing a growing number of ...
Sri Lanka has been selected as the number one country in the world for travellers to visit in the coming year by world leading travel authority, Lonely ...
There's a new island of sun, sand and surf taking the world by storm - Sri Lanka. The island country has been rapidly rising up the tourism charts since ...
Sri Lanka has been named the number one country to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet in their annual Best in Travel awards. The main draw cards for the ...
AKIPRESS.COM - Almost 10 years after the end of its civil war, Sri Lanka has been named the best country in the world to visit in 2019 by Lonely ...
VIJAYAWADA: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) is introducing two international packages between Hyderabad- ...
Just a four-hour flight away, Sri Lanka is the number one country to visit for next year, Lonely Planet says, because "there's now more than ever for ...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Almost 10 years after the end of its civil war, Sri Lanka has been named as the best country in the world to visit in 2019 by ...
He said, travel products had hugely evolved in Sri Lanka, and now include diverse opportunities beyond mere beach holidays, from eco-tourism and ...
Prominent travel magazine 'Lonely Planet' naming Sri Lanka as the No.1 travel destination for 2019 is a victory of the Sri Lankan tourist industry, ...
Many visitors who converged at the Sri Lanka pavilion commented on the value-added products on display. The SMEs from Sri Lanka represented a ...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday lauded Sri Lanka being named as the top destination to visit in 2019 in the Lonely Planet 'Best in ...
Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga yesterday offered his support to Colombo hoteliers to recommence nightclub operations to retain ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will make a fresh allocation of $ 350,000 for a marketing campaign to be launched from January next ...
Even during the height of the war, they brought in tourists to the country and pumped in the ... So, where do all these tourists who visit Sri Lanka stay?
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka has been named the best country in the world to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Better transport links, new hotels ...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed satisfaction in Sri Lanka being named as the Top Destination for 2019 by The Lonely Planet, ...
Oct 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, expressing his delight for the recognition bestowed by world's leading travel ...
It's time to update that bucketlist because Lonely Planet have revealed their annual “Best in Travel” lists for 2019, collating lists of the hottest ...
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who made a special statement on the naming of Sri Lanka as the top destination to visit in 2019 said this ...
'So Sri Lanka' will become Sri Lanka's new tourism tagline from November 5, replacing 'Wonder of Asia', Mirror Business reliably learns. Sources ...
A Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority report said that 51,379 tourists landed in in Sri Lanka from charter flights in 2017, up from 13,144) of ...
A Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority report said that 51,379 tourists landed in in Sri Lanka from charter flights in 2017, up from 13,1440 visitors ...
India has turned out to be the number one source market for Sri Lanka, followed by China, as during the first six months of this year, the total number of ...
Little Sri Lanka is sure to get a bit cocky now with travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet naming the island to be the top tourist destination in 2019.
By Nishel Fernando. 'So Sri Lanka' will become Sri Lanka's new tourism tagline from November 5, replacing 'Wonder of Asia', Mirror Business reliably ...
Writers travelling to Sri Lanka to take part in this year's Festival include Sir David Hare, one of the most celebrated and best known of contemporary ...
The government had earlier held discussions with a delegation from Lakshadweep, exploring the possibilities of cargo operations and cruise tourism ...
... tourism industry in Sri Lanka was just emerging. Thus he was one of the pioneers who contributed to the country's tourism and Hospitality industry.
Oct 27, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), as the apex organization for promoting exports, has identified the Health/Wellness ...
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) compiles and analyses several ... Sri Lanka Tourism's global promotion reached legendary travel YouTubers ...
Sri Lanka and Thailand bilateral trade target for 2020 is US$ 1.5 billion. .... “First, the Prime Minister of Thailand visited Sri Lanka in July this year.
The Australian government is partnering with the World Bank to support the small and medium sector entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka particularly in tourism ...
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), as the apex organisation for promoting exports, has identified the Health/Wellness Tourism sector as ...
Sri Lanka Tourism's global promotion reached legendary travel YouTubers -'Vagabrothers' welcoming them to experience the essence of Sri Lanka as ...
Once again the island nation is all worked up over the latest tourism tag-line i.e. So Sri Lanka. Two key points to note here: Our tourism strategy is far ...
Maybe it is because Sri Lanka is situated close to the South China Sea. ... But in addition tourism too is important to your country and Sri Lanka too is a ...
Arjuna Ranatunga, Sri Lanka's Petroleum minister and the 1996 World Cup ... Before that he had quit as Rajapaksa's Tourism minister and had ...
Sri Lanka is a tourist destination mostly visited by young travellers, according to a survey compiled by the Research and International Relations ...
Sri Lanka: Warnings of 'bloodbath' as political tensions rise ... Colombo, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has come under ... including ministers for finance, transport, education, agriculture, tourism and sports.
A political crisis is gripping Sri Lanka as fears deepen over a possible resurgence of violence—and even civil war. The deteriorating political situation ...
Colombo (News1st) – The new cabinet was sworn in at the Presidential ... Wasantha Senanayake sworn in as Minister of Tourism and Wildlife ...
UNP MP Vasantha Senanayake was appointed as the Minister of Tourism and Wildlife by President Maithripala Sirisena while UNP MP Ananda ...
... Infrastructure and Community Development, Vasantha Senanayake as the Minister of Tourism and Wildlife, Suresh Vadivel as the State Minister of ...
COLOMBO, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Twelve new ministers were sworn into Sri ... Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat in capital Colombo. ... of Education, and UNP MP Wasantha Senanayake as the Minister of Tourism.
Oct 29, Colombo: The new Cabinet of Ministers was sworn in before President ... Ananda Aluthgamage: Deputy Minister of Tourism and Wildlife ...
With England's international cricket tour well underway around the island nation, the England team have three test matches to play in the cities of Galle ...
Oct 30, 2018 (LBO) – The Central Bank of Sri Lanka said the island's ... increase in earnings from tourism and a decline in workers' remittances.
Twelve new ministers were sworn into Sri Lanka's new cabinet on Monday ... Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat in capital Colombo. ... of Education, and UNP MP Wasantha Senanayake as the Minister of Tourism.
Oct 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade deficit in August 2018 narrowed ... moderately by 4.9 percent and accordingly, earnings from tourism in August ...
... of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure, and Community Development 12. Mr. S. Hettiarachchi - Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife.
ECONOMYNEXT- The Cinnamon Travel Bloggers' Conference & Awards (TBC Asia) has contributed to Lonely Planet naming Sri Lanka as the top ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka will get around one million tourists from Europe this year, said Chamindra Goonewardene, Director of Operations at ...
UNP MP Wasantha Senanayake today assumed duties as the Minister of Tourism and Wildlife at the ministry, Colombo. Pix by Nisal Baduge ...
Sri Lanka's tourism industry has immense potential for growth, more so now after having been dubbed as the Best Place to Travel in 2019 by Lonely ...
Oct 31, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines celebrates the first anniversary of the launch of direct services to Melbourne this month, looking back with much ...
Colombo (News 1st) – A number of new Ministers officially assumed duties today (October 31). Wasantha Senanayake officially assumed duties as the ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Authority reported Sri Lanka recorded a 45.2% year-on-year increase in visitor arrivals from Australia in the first nine ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Non-performing loans in Sri Lanka's banks, which are below recent and historic highs, were highest in tourism, a sector which has ...
Colombo (News1st): More cabinet ministers were sworn in at the ... Ananda Aluthgamage sworn in as Deputy Minister of Tourism and Wildlife. Dunesh ...
The new website underlines Khiri's excellence in responsible tourism. ... GM of Khiri Travel Sri Lanka; and Herman Hoven, GM, Khiri Travel Indonesia.
Despite ongoing political turbulence, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has taken wing to launch the new branding and marketing ...
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — For more than two years, former President ... the Maldives' tourism-dependent economy, which has racked up large debt to ...
Sri Lanka could emerge as a leading destination for wellness tourism in the world with the enthusiasm for Ayurveda and wellness products and ...
BANGKOK, 2 November 2018: Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka following political protests in the capital? Travel advisories are warning visitors to be ...
Colombo (News 1st): More cabinet ministers have sworn in at the Presidential ... Wasantha Senanayake sworn in as Minister of Tourism and Wildlife ...
ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka's hotels are getting tourists despite a political crisis that hit the country last Friday, and the industry is scrambling to ...
The constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka over the removal of Prime Minister ... reliant on tourism and tea exports, Sri Lanka's blessed geography puts it at a ...
In 2019 it is prophesied the first place. But do not spoil it its environment? Almost 10 years after the end of the civil war Sri Lanka was named the best ...
Nov 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister in the Mahinda Rajapaksa cabinet, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, said that there was no justification for ...
ECONOMYNEXT – More Cabinet ministers and deputy ministers were sworn in by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Friday, a week after his ...
The Minister made these observations when he met with the leading inbound tour operators, Senior Officials of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau ...
The minister made these observations when he met leading inbound tour operators, senior Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) officials, ...
Many affluent Sri Lankans are now touring Brazil thanks to regular flights from a few Asian cities and Sri Lanka Tourism should also tap in to the ...
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Foreign Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama, said that there was no justification for the travel advisories issued by a few ...
ECONOMYNEXT - The new 'So Sri Lanka' tourism promotions theme and campaign is the best that has ever been, one of the country's leading ...
It underlines Khiri's commitment to adopt responsible tourism principles. ... of Khiri Travel Sri Lanka; and Herman Hoven, GM, Khiri Travel Indonesia.
“With Sri Lanka's destination marketing campaign to be launched shortly, we are confident in the long-term growth prospect of the tourism industry in ...
The new brand identity and the tagline of Sri Lanka tourism 'So Sri Lanka' will be launched at 10.30 a.m. (UK time) today along with the launch of ...
COLOMBO (AFP) - A political crisis in Sri Lanka, where two prime ministers are fighting for power, is scaring away tourists and raising questions over ...
Nov 05, Colombo: Jetwing Symphony PLC (JETS), the investment arm of ... well positioned to reap the benefits from the next growth wave in tourism.
ECONOMYNEXT- State-owned national carrier SriLankan Airlines brought 641,634 tourists to the country in 2017, down 2.1 percent from a year ...
Sri Lanka's new destination brand, 'So Sri Lanka', debuted yesterday at the opening day of the World Travel Mart (WTM) 2018 in London.
COLOMBO, 6 November 2018: A political crisis in Sri Lanka, where two prime ministers are fighting for power, is scaring away tourists and raising ...
The Sri Lanka Mission in Geneva in collaborating with Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau to promote the island in Switzerland, a statement said.
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) let by the Prime Minister, briefed the media yesterday that several countries had upgraded their travel ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority reported SriLankan Airlines transported 641,634 international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2017, a 2.1% ...
Sri Lanka's tourism industry is already taking a hit after the government was plunged into crisis last week with Sri Lankan president Maithripala ...
COLOMBO: A political crisis in Sri Lanka, where two prime ministers are fighting for power, is scaring away tourists and raising questions over foreign ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has announced a new brand identity, under the creative platform So Sri Lanka. Revealed at the World ...
Encapsulating the essence of Sri Lanka, its authenticity, diversity and all of its richness is an expression that sums up the travels and tales of a Sri ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau today unveils a new branding platform – 'So Sri Lanka' – after being named Lonely Planet's top destination ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's growing tourism industry has attracted a lot of investments during the first eight months of 2018, with new hotel ...
Nov 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka tourism officials launched the new destination brand, 'So Sri Lanka', Monday at the opening of the World Travel Mart ...
In Galle, on Sri Lanka's southern tip, you would not have known that the country is in the midst of a political crisis blamed for scaring away the tourist ...
COLOMBO • A political crisis in Sri Lanka, where two prime ministers are fighting for power, is scaring away tourists and raising questions over foreign ...
Already foreign business travellers are cancelling their visits to Sri Lanka as their travel insurance costs are going up considerably if they are to visit Sri ...
This will increase the inbound tourism segment from Russia to Sri Lanka and will be a major boost for the travel and tourism industry. (SS).
“The launch of 'So Sri Lanka' at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London is a testament to the importance of the UK tourism market to our island.
... first ever IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo triathlon, organizers Pro-Am Serendib and Hayleys Tours announced that Colombo's most prestigious city hotels ...
Ambassador Kumararatne and Jagath Perera, Marketing Officer in charge of the Swiss Market at Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, present tokens ...
IMF is 'monitoring situation closely' in Sri Lanka ... the island, as tourism has plummeted and international organisations have warned of sanctions and ...
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) is partnering with acclaimed wildlife producer, Nicola Brown, to create what they call “a film shot ...
So why is Sri Lanka the trendy 2019 travel destination for Lonely Planet? The publisher's statement says the country has reinvented itself almost ten ...
Following on the resounding success of the Sri Lanka's first ever IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo triathlon, organizers Pro-Am Serendib and Hayleys Tours ...
Most of these areas come under the Foreign Ministry such as Tourism ... Minister Dr. Amunugama, himself independent Sri Lanka's 16th Finance ...
Sri Lanka's Tourism Development Authority reported (07-Nov-2018) visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka for Oct-2018. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 153,123 ...
ECONOMYNEXT - Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in October 2018 grew 0.5 percent from a year ago to 153,123 led by Indian visitors, the tourism office ...
Kerala Tourism wins gold at World Travel Mart in London ... Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (UNI) Kerala Tourism has won gold at the maiden ... medal went to Cinnamon Elephant Project of Cinnamon Hotels (Sri Lanka) and the second ...
The 2018 China Tourism Industries Exposition will be kicking off in Tianjin, ... Aiming to establish the stage of cooperation in the tourism industry and ... Mongolia, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Poland, Iran and Thailand.
COLOMBO, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama said Thursday that the new government would launch new ...
COLOMBO, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- More than 150,000 tourists arrived in Sri Lanka last month, recording a 0.5 percent growth when compared to the same ...
Amunugama, earlier this week said that travel advisories which had been issued by some foreign governments against visiting Sri Lanka were ...
According to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), in October, the largest source market for tourists was India, followed by China ...
In comparison to October last year, there is a growth of 0.5% when the arrivals were 152,429, monthly Tourist Arrivals report published by Sri Lanka ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Nov 8 (newsin.asia) - More than 150,000 tourists arrived in Sri Lanka last month, recording a 0.5 percent growth ...
Colombo, Nov 8 : Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Sarath Amunugama said on Thursday that the new government would launch new projects to attract ...
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in the month of October increased only 0.5 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 153, 123 with arrivals from several key regions ...
Nov 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose only 0.5 percent in October this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the ...
Juliet Kinsman revisits Sri Lanka in search of a fresh, more sensitive ... A drive through Kandy revealed the predictable tourist trappings—“Keep calm ...
Nov 09, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Tourism launched its new destination brand identity entitled 'So Sri Lanka,' at an event at the Grosvenor House ...
Ambassador Dassanayake also briefed the President on the opportunities available for bilateral trade, tourism and investments in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka says political crisis not impacted tourism ... Sri Lanka's new Tourism Minister Wasantha Senanayake said on Friday that the ongoing political ...
Sri Lanka's new Tourism Minister Wasantha Senanayake said on Friday that the ongoing political crisis had no impact on the country's tourism and ...
Sri Lanka's new Tourism Minister, Wasantha Senanayake, on Friday said the ongoing political crisis had no impact on the country's tourism, saying ...
Newly appointed Deputy Minister of Tourism Vasantha Senanayake ... Travel Mart, he said that there was a lot of enthusiasm about Sri Lanka as a ...
Sri Lanka should position itself to benefit from this opportunity, former ... said adding that Sri Lanka should exploit the vast Chinese market for tourism.
Sri Lanka has not been able to plug into the Global Value Chain (GVC) due to the ... in the travel and tourism competitiveness index issued by the WEF in 2017. ... “Sri Lanka's ranking in the ability to enter into Free Trade Agreements ...
Following the success of Sri Lanka's first ever IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo triathlon in February, organisers Pro-Am Serendib and Hayleys Tours said that ...
In Sri Lanka's political churn, months of secret planning and a crucial ... Commission of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Tourism in the Rajapaksa regime.
With Sri Lanka going to polls on January 5, 2019, The Sunday Express ... Commission of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Tourism in the Rajapaksa regime.
Kicking goals: Intrepid takes home two trophies at Responsible Tourism ... The Best in Employment award recognised Intrepid Group Colombo for its ...
Named as Shri Ramayana Yatra-Sri Lanka, the pilgrimage circuit will have two travel components --one each in India and Sri Lanka. After leaving ...
RCI, a part of the Wyndham Destinations family of brands (NYSE: WYND), recently added Tisara Villas, Sri Lanka to its portfolio adding new holiday ...
Revealed at the World Travel Market trade show in London, the new brand platform “So Sri Lanka”, created by advertising agency JWT Sri Lanka and ...
BEIJING: China has deputed its tourism and culture minister, Luo Shugang, as the special envoy of President Xi ... the raising debt levels of the small island nation similar to the case of neighbouring Sri Lanka which also received ...
Lonely Planet, a large travel guide book publisher, now a full facility provider for travel, names Sri Lanka as the best in the world to visit in 2019.
Whilst Sri Lanka is debating what is right and wrong on the governance of the country, the Sri Lankan household is falling part due to escalating costs, ...
The 16-day tour package covers India and Sri Lanka. ... The trip is managed entirely by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
The moderation in tourism related inflows and workers' remittances remained a concern in terms of the performance of the external current account.
He first started a tour operations company in 1993, offering pilgrimage tours to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, and quickly became a pioneering ...
Indian Railways is going to start the Ramayan Express from today (Wednesday). This special tourism train will depart from Delhi's Safdarjung station.
Nov 14, Colombo: Minister of Tourism and Wildlife, Vasantha Senanayake, who crossed over from the United National Party (UNP) and joined the ...
The tour package, which will be of 16 days will spread across India and Sri Lanka, covering four destinations. The all-inclusive tour package will ...
The 5-night/6-day Sri Lanka tour package will cost from Rs 36,970 per person and the tour package will cover destinations like Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, ...
The special tourist train will offer a 16-day tour package - one in India and the other in Sri Lanka. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism ...
From about 4,47,890 tourists in 2009, the number of tourists rocketed to 2.1 million in the last year. According to the Sri Lanka's Tourism Development ...
Nov 15, Colombo: Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has sent another letter to the President Maithripala Sirisena in response to the President's ...
The introduction of characters from the Ramayana at the Safdarjung station was symbolic because the special tourist train, which will cover locations ...
The growing tourism industry also increased sales, it said. However, many hard liquor manufacturers are evading taxes to compete, Lion said.
Sri Lanka is keen to establish itself as an education hub in Asia, trading on its strategic location, tourism appeal and significant development planned ...
This is to launch a domestic Helicopter aviation service in Sri Lanka. ... that Sri Lanka tourism sector is growing rapidly and decided to assist Peace Air ...
... and that the economy will be fast-tracked with Tourism, Leisure and Retail swinging into top gear," Pathirage said. (COLOMBO, 16 November 2018).
The modest performance of the tourism segment despite higher tourist ... Aitken Spence is the second largest leisure sector operator in Sri Lanka after ...
Formerly Ceylon before independence in 1948, the south Asian island nation of Sri Lanka is rather better known for its tea, temples and tourism before ...
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos for a ... Tourism accounts for nearly 5 percent of the economy and is a key main ...
Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos for a second day on Friday as ... An MP from Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka Podujana Peremuna party sat on Speaker ... Tourism accounts for nearly 5 percent of the economy and is a key main ...
It's been three weeks since the president of Sri Lanka fired the Prime ... for one of Sri Lanka's biggest earners of foreign funds: the tourism industry.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga was among more than 300 foreign ...
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Japan is organising a visit by an Inward Buyer ...
The Bio Group, a major coconut based products importing company in France made a visit to Sri Lanka from November 7 to 10 to outsource organic ...
InGame Entertainment in association with the Sri Lanka Esports Association ... Ayurva Traveller, a travel agent dedicated to wellness getaways, was ...
Q. What suggestions do you have to promote tourism in Sri Lanka, especially at a time when 'Lonely Planet' has recognised the island as the best ...
He was President of the CA Sri Lanka in the years 2002 and 2003 and the ... Ayurva Traveller, a travel agent dedicated to wellness getaways, was ...
Bajaj Auto Limited and its partner in Sri Lanka, David Pieris Motor Company .... Ayurva Traveller, a travel agent dedicated to wellness getaways, was ...
Techno Sri was organised by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, to share ... Ayurva Traveller, a travel agent dedicated to wellness getaways, was ...
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) released its Company and Group financial ... Ayurva Traveller, a travel agent dedicated to wellness getaways, was ...