Sri Lanka Tourism wins e-Swabhimani for ingenious Travel Inquiry System

SLTDA – winners of the e – Swabhmani award, ICT Director Udana Wickremasinghe flanked by Hirosh Desilva and Chandana Munasinghe   With over Rs. 2.1 billion worth of travel leads generated in the last three months alone, Sri Lanka Tourism was a well-deserved winner of the e-Swabhimani Award for its one-of-a-kind Travel Inquiry Management System. … More Sri Lanka Tourism wins e-Swabhimani for ingenious Travel Inquiry System

Sri Lanka crisis scares tourists in fresh hit to economy

  AFP: A political crisis in Sri Lanka, where two prime ministers are fighting for power, is scaring away tourists and raising questions over foreign aid, ringing alarm bells for the economy as the currency slumps to record lows. The turmoil in the Indian Ocean nation that has seen one premier refuse to be sacked, … More Sri Lanka crisis scares tourists in fresh hit to economy

Jetwing Hotels brings cosy spaces to the misty hills of Hatton

Expanding its luxury collection of villa properties, Jetwing Hotels takes over the management of Strathdon Bungalow, Dickoya Bungalow and Craig Appin Bungalow previously known as Mandira Bungalows. The three bungalows situated in the highlands of Hatton, still preserve the colonial ambience through their elegant décor, simple luxuries and the warmest of service. Strathdon by Jetwing … More Jetwing Hotels brings cosy spaces to the misty hills of Hatton

Lonely Planet’s best travel destinations for 2019 revealed

Sri Lanka, Copenhagen and Piedmont, Italy place in number one spots Lonely Planet unveiled its annual collection of the best travel destinations, trends, journeys and experiences to have in the year ahead. The experts at the world’s leading travel authority reveal the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value places to visit in Lonely Planet’s … More Lonely Planet’s best travel destinations for 2019 revealed

Sri Lanka Tourism gains momentum at IFTM TOP RESA Travel Fair 2018 in Paris

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) along with a contingent of 30 travel trade representatives and a delegation led by Minister of Tourism John Amaratunga, made their presence felt at the 40th landmark anniversary edition of the IFTM TOP RESA 2018 travel fair held in Paris, France from 25-28 September. The Sri Lanka delegation at … More Sri Lanka Tourism gains momentum at IFTM TOP RESA Travel Fair 2018 in Paris

SLCB successfully partners with IBTM China

The Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) attended IBTM China, held on 12 and 13 September, in Beijing, China. The Chinese edition of the IBTM (Incentives, Business, Travel and Meetings) expo is one of Asia’s largest events that brings together the stakeholders of the MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) travel industry. IBTM is approved by … More SLCB successfully partners with IBTM China