Global tourism boss calls on world community to visit Sri Lanka as unwavering support

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili has called on the global community to offer its unwavering support to Sri Lanka through Tourism at this critical moment noting that hotels, beaches and other sites of interests are open as usual.       UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili In a video … More Global tourism boss calls on world community to visit Sri Lanka as unwavering support

Sri Lanka attends BIT International Travel Exhibition, holds Tourism Road Show in Milan

The ‘Sri Lanka Tourism Road Show’ was held in Milan, Italy on 8 February. The event was opened by Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Italy Daya S.J. Pelpola and Consul General of Sri Lanka in Milan Denzil Fonseka. After the opening ceremony, B2B meetings were held. The BIT International Travel Exhibition was held from 10 … More Sri Lanka attends BIT International Travel Exhibition, holds Tourism Road Show in Milan

Sri Lanka to give free visas to tourists for 06 months from April

Sri Lanka will grant free visas to tourists from key markets like the United Kingdom, Europe and Asian Buddhist countries like Thailand for six months from 1 April 2019 to encourage visits during months when arrivals usually slump. The government information office said in a statement the Cabinet of Ministers had approved the proposal by … More Sri Lanka to give free visas to tourists for 06 months from April

Spanish travellers enthralled by ‘So Sri Lanka’ experience at FITUR Travel Fair, Spain 2019

  Being named by the world renowned Lonely Planet as the number 01 country to visit in year 2019, Sri Lanka was able to attract a high level of attention from all trade and travel visitors who attended the 39th edition of the largest travel fair in the Spanish and Latin American region, FITUR International … More Spanish travellers enthralled by ‘So Sri Lanka’ experience at FITUR Travel Fair, Spain 2019

In Sri Lanka, wholesome king coconut water is tourists’ favourite

The beverage is becoming increasingly popular with tourists By Dr. Fatima Taneem Ruknuddin Al Arabiya English: Sri Lanka, Southern Asia’s tropical island nation, is acclaimed as one of the top tourist destinations of the world. Visitors to this island are mesmerised by its beauty, history and culture. Tourists make it a point to stop at … More In Sri Lanka, wholesome king coconut water is tourists’ favourite

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