EM Hotels to sell serene and modern Ocean Queen, Wadduwa

Just 30km away from Colombo is the golden sandy strip of Wadduwa, adorned with thousands of coconut trees that emanate a cool breeze, and occasional sightings of toddy tappers in their precarious situations. In this postcard-worthy resort town lies the Ocean Queen Hotel – the perfect holiday getaway. Built by EM Hotels Ltd., a company … More EM Hotels to sell serene and modern Ocean Queen, Wadduwa

Spanish travel agents in Sri Lanka

A group of travel agents from Spain arrived in Sri Lanka on a familiarisation tour. They were welcomed by the representatives of Connaissance de Ceylan on arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport. The group will be touring Sigiriya, Passikudah/Kandy and Colombo 11-16 May during their stay. This tour was organised by Connaissance De Ceylan together with … More Spanish travel agents in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to commemorate International Day of Biological Diversity Day on 22 May

Theme of this year is ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ Biodiversity Sri Lanka will commemorate the International Day of Biological Diversity which falls on 22 May each year, with an evening session on the UN designated theme for 2017: ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’. This session will feature four relevant and illustrative case studies from Sri Lanka … More Sri Lanka to commemorate International Day of Biological Diversity Day on 22 May

Hilton becomes partner of UNWTO’s Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Hilton has become an official partner of the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The initiative aims to support a change in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour towards a more sustainable tourism sector. The … More Hilton becomes partner of UNWTO’s Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

India woos Sri Lanka, seeks to check China with Colombo-Kashi flight

                              Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to announce a direct flight between Colombo and Varanasi is intended to leverage an ancient cultural connection and tap India’s soft power potential in boosting ties with Sri Lanka and checking China’s influence in the … More India woos Sri Lanka, seeks to check China with Colombo-Kashi flight

Future of tourism and engagement of millennials: PATA 2017

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) 2017 Annual Summit hosted by Sri Lanka Tourism kicks off on 18 May in Negombo under the theme ‘Disruption, Innovation, Transformation: The future of tourism’, which will be discussed in many facets giving participants an excellent opportunity to listen to high profile speakers representing the travel and tourism industry and … More Future of tourism and engagement of millennials: PATA 2017