Sri Lanka tourism receipts rise to Rs50bn in half year

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s estimated tourism receipts rose 19 percent from a year earlier to Rs50 billion in the first six month of 2016, with tourist arrivals also going up 16.2 percent, official data showed. In rupee terms, estimated tourism receipts expanded 29.4 percent to Rs50.5 billion as the rupee collapsed over late 2015 after … More Sri Lanka tourism receipts rise to Rs50bn in half year

Sri Lanka takes a cultural and heritage theme at Top Resa 2015

At the IFTM-2015 Top Resa, the leading international travel and tourism trade fair in France which will be launched tomorrow, Sri Lanka will take the ‘Culture and Heritage’ theme so that we differentiate ourselves from the competition, said Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Chairman Rohantha Athukorala. Thirty-six senior tourism officials will take part in the … More Sri Lanka takes a cultural and heritage theme at Top Resa 2015

US, next possible big source market for Sri Lanka Tourism– Analyst

Sep 29, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka should attract more US tourists, making use of the geographical position of the island near to India, in which the US is the top key arrivals generator, an analyst said. “India can be the number one source market for Sri Lanka, because they are geographically located closer,” Shabori … More US, next possible big source market for Sri Lanka Tourism– Analyst

Sri Lanka – The Cultural focus country at Key Italian Travel Fair TTG

Sri Lanka Tourism is branding each global fair based in the platform ” An Island of thousand treasures” so that we start developing a footprint globally said the Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Dr Rohantha Athukorala. ATM in Dubai took the Sri Lankan Wildlife theme, ITB in Berlin took the theme Sri Lankan Beaches, … More Sri Lanka – The Cultural focus country at Key Italian Travel Fair TTG

Petit Futé Sri Lanka 2015-2016 launched

The Petit Futé Sri Lanka 2015-2016 was launched recently at The Kingsbury hotel. The event gathered about hundred French and Sri Lankan guests from the tourism field, as well as the Ambassador of France in Sri Lanka and Maldives M. Jean-Marin Schuh, and the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Rohanta Athukorala. Petit Futé … More Petit Futé Sri Lanka 2015-2016 launched

Colombo International Maritime Conference gives boost for tourism

SLTPB and SLAITO take initiative to make Sri Lanka as a turnaround destination for cruise tourism Royal Caribbean Cruises, Royal Asian Cruises participate at the CIMC In an aggressive and positive approach Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) has decided to initiate a strategy to develop cruise tourism of the country which would … More Colombo International Maritime Conference gives boost for tourism