Sri Lanka promotes destination in Malaysia

  he High Commission of Sri Lanka together with Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) organised Sri Lanka’s participation at the MATTA Fair, B2B and also at the ‘Sri Lanka Tourism Extravaganza’ at JW Marriott in Malaysia from 7-9 September. Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs John Amaratunga, MP accompanied by High Commissioner … More Sri Lanka promotes destination in Malaysia

Sri Lanka recognised as Asia’s leading adventure tourism destination

  The 25th edition of the annual World Travel Awards 2018 which is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire saw Sri Lanka as being awarded as Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at a gala ceremony, held at Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hotel in Hong … More Sri Lanka recognised as Asia’s leading adventure tourism destination

Sri Lanka participates at BITM in China

  Sri Lanka Tourism was an active participant at the Beijing International Tourism Mart (BITM) 2018, which was held at the China International Exhibition Centre from 5-7 September. The exhibition was being held for the second consecutive year with over 3,000 visitors and 400 hosted buyers. The Sri Lanka delegation was led by Tourism Development … More Sri Lanka participates at BITM in China

4th Tourism Leaders’ Summit and International Tourism Research Conference from 4-5 Oct. at BMICH

The fourth consecutive Tourism Leaders’ Summit (TLS) and International Tourism Research Conference (ITRC) will be held on 4 and 5 October at the BMICH Colombo. Organised by the Alumni Association of Tourism Economics and Hospitality Management (AATHEM) and the students of the Tourism Study Program of the Department of Economics, University of Colombo, the event … More 4th Tourism Leaders’ Summit and International Tourism Research Conference from 4-5 Oct. at BMICH

Travel agents from France arrive on familiarisation tour

A group of 12 travel agents from France arrived in Sri Lanka on a familiarisation tour. They were welcomed by the representatives of Connaissance de Ceylan on arrival at BIA. The group will be touring Kandy, Passikudah and Sigiriya from 9-14 September during their stay. This tour was organised by Connaissance De Ceylan together with … More Travel agents from France arrive on familiarisation tour

Sri Lanka makes inroads at Ningbo Tourism Expo

Tourist arrivals from China are likely to see significant growth following an assurance from provincial tourism authorities in China. The tourism administration of Zhejiang Province in China has given an assurance that every effort will be made to increase visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka by at least 25%. This assurance was given by Ningbo Municipal … More Sri Lanka makes inroads at Ningbo Tourism Expo

Jetwing to hold first Sri Lankan Forum to mainstream UN SDG agenda in travel and tourism

The Jetwing group is to organise a high-level forum to help senior management across the entire Sri Lankan travel and tourism industry better understand the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and brainstorm ways to mainstream them into corporate agendas and business plans. The first forum of its kind worldwide, it will be held on … More Jetwing to hold first Sri Lankan Forum to mainstream UN SDG agenda in travel and tourism