Sept 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka will showcase this year’s Esala Perahera at JATA Tourism EXPO 2015 Japan, which will be held in Tokyo on 25 September.
JATA Tourism EXPO 2015 Japan is internationally recognized as one of the largest travel events in the world which presents Japan as a tourism nation to the world. It not only attracts the leisure sector but also other industries.
Sri Lanka known as a country with highest number of celebrations will highlight one of the most colorful and grandest Buddhist festival in the country, the Esala Perahera at JATA Tourism Expo 2015.
“The Sri Lankan contingent of 26 key industry tourism professionals who will represent Sri Lanka in the country that has recorded a flat arrival growth as at end August 2015 with 25,973 visitors. We must now focus correct the market to attract a fifty thousand by end mid-year 2016,” said Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Dr. Rohantha Athukorala.
JATA is considered one of the ideal fora to showcase varied destinations and for travel professionals to exchange travel information and conduct one-to-one business meetings, while inspiring consumers, said the official website of JATA 2015.