Sri Lankan Flag flies high in Eastern Europe

Sri Lanka Tourism concluded its wide range of road shows in Eastern Europe, including Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary on 14,16 and 19 September respectively, in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Poland. The lighting of the traditional oil lamp was an important segment of every event, which gave the industry members a glimpse … More Sri Lankan Flag flies high in Eastern Europe

ARK to start bookings on Dream Cruises

ARK Travels, the PSA for Star Cruises, has  finalised preparations to sell Dream Cruises to Colombo and Singapore from Mumbai starting October 29, 2016. The PSA claims to be a  trusted player in selling cruise in Asia-Pacific since 1997. The itineraries planned on Dream Cruises, the first-ever Asian luxury cruise line which caters specifically to … More ARK to start bookings on Dream Cruises

SriLankan Airlines commissions sophisticated new Global Contact Centre

SriLankan Airlines launched a new state of the art 24-hour Global Contact Centre, which will further enhance levels of service for all its worldwide customers and members of its FlySmiLes frequent flyer programme. Ajith Dias, Chairman of SriLankan Airlines, said: “We have sharply enhanced our focus on the needs of our customers as an integral … More SriLankan Airlines commissions sophisticated new Global Contact Centre

China continues to be largest tourist source market of Sri Lanka

COLOMBO – China remains the largest tourist source market of Sri Lanka, with over 27,000tourists arriving in the island country in August, statistics from the country’s Tourism Ministryshowed here on Wednesday. Nearly 200,000 Chinese tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka from January to August this year, a32 percent increase from the same period last year. … More China continues to be largest tourist source market of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 11.8 percent in August 2016

Sept 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals increased by 11.8 percent in August this year compared to the same period last year exceeding 1.3 million tourists arrivals so far this year. The data released today by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed the month recording 186,288 tourist arrivals to the country compared to … More Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 11.8 percent in August 2016

Tourist boom threatens Sri Lanka’s golden beaches

MOUNT LAVINIA, SRI LANKA – Tourists have flocked back to Sri Lanka’s palm-fringed beaches since a bloody civil war ended in 2009, but environmentalists warn unchecked development means some areas are now so polluted, swimming there is a health hazard. Tourists have flocked back to Sri Lanka’s beaches since a bloody civil war ended in … More Tourist boom threatens Sri Lanka’s golden beaches

Int’l travel writers, bloggers and electronic media to cover Kandy Perehera

Journalist representing Rai TV, Italy with Chairman and other officials of SLTPB Journalists representing TV channel France 2 receiving a memento from Chairman SLTPB In line with Sri Lanka Tourism’s strategy of promoting local events globally, Sri Lanka Tourism sponsored groups of foreign journalists and bloggers to cover the most spectacular festival in Kandy – … More Int’l travel writers, bloggers and electronic media to cover Kandy Perehera