Anantaya Resort & Spa Chilaw, the luxury resort specialising in destination weddings, recently unveiled the latest addition to its extravagant portfolio, four romantic water villas that offer seclusion amidst sumptuous amenities. The resort commenced operations in 2014 as the first of a chain of resorts run by LAUGFS Leisure, a subsidiary of LAUGFS Gas PLC. … More Anantaya Resort & Spa Chilaw unveils water villas
Gastronomy has always been an integral part of the travel experience. It matters little whether one travels for business or leisure, the question of where and what to eat feature nears the top of any traveller’s priorities. To further foster this age-old connection between food and travel, Sri Lanka’s premier five-star city hotels Cinnamon Grand … More Cinnamon’s cityhotels and SriLankan Airlines rewards FlySmiLes members
The upcoming festive season will be one to look forward to with the Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs making plans to attract both foreign and local tourists to the city of Colombo. This year’s edition of Tourism Fest 2016 will be a major fillip for event-based tourism conceptualised by Tourism Development Minister … More Minister wants a colourful city during Tourist Feast in Colombo
Badulla is to get a new domestic airport to promote tourism and encourage agriculture exports, as approved by Cabinet last week. Except Uva and Sabaragamuwa Provinces, all the other provinces have domestic airports. A minimum of six hours is required to travel on land from Colombo to Badulla and the duration for air transportation is … More Badulla to get domestic airport
Text & Pix By Gitika Talukdar Incredible India launched a new tourism drive in Sri Lanka by introducing the ‘Incredible India Roadshow’ at the Taj Samudra in Colombo on 23 June in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and High Commission of India and its sub-offices overseas. During the roadshows the local … More ‘Incredible India Roadshow’ launched in Sri Lanka
Q: How do you describe the post-war growth in Sri Lankan tourism? A: The growth of tourism in the post-war period was expected, and our countrymen waited to benefit from the peace dividend, since Sri Lanka was a sought-after destination in the pre-war era, also known as an exotic, value for money destination. Tourism is … More Is human resources hampering tourism growth in Sri Lanka?
24 seater creates safety passage for villagers to commute Fulfils a promise made in the unforgettable campaign CJS also donates mud hut to SLWCS to renew interest in research Colombo Jewellery Stores together with the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society (SLWCS) and other sponsors presented a 24 seater Ele-Friendly bus for the use of the villagers … More Ele-friendly bus takes off in Wasgamuwa