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

Thomas Cook India promotes MICE opportunities in Sri Lanka

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company, hosted an exclusive corporate event in collaboration with Sri Lanka Convention Bureau and Sri Lankan Airlines to harness the significant demand for MICE travel to Sri Lanka, across mid and large Indian corporates and SMEs, showcasing Sri Lanka’s diversity of unique engagements- … More Thomas Cook India promotes MICE opportunities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 19 percent in July 2016

Aug 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals increased by 19.1 percent in July this year compared to the same period last year exceeding one million tourists arrivals so far this year. The data released today by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed the month recording 209,351 tourist arrivals to the country compared to … More Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 19 percent in July 2016

Airbnb grows 172-pct in Sri Lanka to 8,000 properties

ECONOMYNEXT – Airbnb, an online booking engine listing rooms and apartments said it had seen a 172 percent growth in listing in Sri Lanka to 8,000 properties in the 12 months to June, an official said. Mike Orgill, director of public policy Asia Pacific at Airbnb, said usage had grown 131 percent to 82,000 to … More Airbnb grows 172-pct in Sri Lanka to 8,000 properties

Sri Lanka Tourism to pump Rs 800 mn for promotions

  Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will spend over Rs 800 million for its promotional campaign for 2016 and 2017, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Chairman Paddy Withana said. He said that they will call for international and local tenders and transparency will be maintained when suitable agencies are selected to carry out this … More Sri Lanka Tourism to pump Rs 800 mn for promotions