The Wild Elephant: An icon of tourism in Sri Lanka?

With the elephant playing a major role in Sri Lanka’s natural asset portfolio, can the wild elephant be positioned as an icon for Sri Lanka Tourism will be the focus of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) Monthly Lecture today by industry veteran Srilal Miththapala at 6 p.m. at the Cinema Hall, BMICH, Bauddhaloka … More The Wild Elephant: An icon of tourism in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka’s first dedicated performance art centre for tourists to open soon

Sri Lanka’s first ever dedicated performance arts centre for tourists is to open on the banks of the historic Diyawanna Oya on the outskirts of Colombo next month. The state of the art Sri Dharanee Performance Theatre fills a huge vacuum in Sri Lanka’s cultural entertainment sector, where tourists will be treated to high quality … More Sri Lanka’s first dedicated performance art centre for tourists to open soon

Santani selected as one of the most unusual hotels in the world by Forbes and Tablet Hotels

Following a series of global and local awards for Santani Resort and Spa, yet another international publication has selected the property to a prestigious list featuring just 25 hotels in the world. Tablet Hotels, together with Forbes selected a handful of hotels that stand out among the current hospitality landscape, and Santani was the only … More Santani selected as one of the most unusual hotels in the world by Forbes and Tablet Hotels

Sri Lanka Embassy participates in special travel fair for senior citizens in Maryland, US

As an attempt to directly approach the US consumers, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC participated in a travel fair held at the Holiday Park, Senior Center in Wheaton, Maryland on 5 October. This is a specific travel fair to educate the senior citizens of the area on travel opportunities and resources available, … More Sri Lanka Embassy participates in special travel fair for senior citizens in Maryland, US

Sri Lanka Tourism woos more tourists from Russia

It was an important day in the Sri Lanka Tourism calendar on 19 September, since it took part in another international campaign related to the travel and tourism industry. The 23rd International Trade Fair for Travel and Tourism for Leisure was held at the Expo Centre, Moscow from 19-23 September. Sri Lanka Tourism participated at … More Sri Lanka Tourism woos more tourists from Russia

Why Sri Lanka is paradise for travel photographers

http://www.afar.com: For many years, travelers to Southeast Asia skipped Sri Lanka, due to uncertainty about the country’s stability following a quarter century of civil war and a 2004 tsunami that devastated the small island nation. But Sri Lanka has begun to emerge from its complicated past by taking steps to protect its future—and now, travellers … More Why Sri Lanka is paradise for travel photographers

Flemingo opens first of its kind Duty Free store at Bandaranaike International Airport

“Flemingo Duty Free has opened its new departure store at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka,” announced Flemingo Duty Free, Sri Lanka CEO P.K. Thimmayya at a press conference held in this connection. Flemingo Duty Free was awarded the new contract for ‘Core Category’ Duty Free at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka in March … More Flemingo opens first of its kind Duty Free store at Bandaranaike International Airport