In Sri Lanka, wholesome king coconut water is tourists’ favourite

The beverage is becoming increasingly popular with tourists By Dr. Fatima Taneem Ruknuddin Al Arabiya English: Sri Lanka, Southern Asia’s tropical island nation, is acclaimed as one of the top tourist destinations of the world. Visitors to this island are mesmerised by its beauty, history and culture. Tourists make it a point to stop at … More In Sri Lanka, wholesome king coconut water is tourists’ favourite

Koneshwaram Kovil to be uplifted as main Hindu pilgrimage destination in Asia

One of the most secret shrines of Hindu devotees in Sri Lanka, the Thiru Koneshwaram Kovil in Trincomalee is to be uplifted as one of the main Hindu pilgrimage destination in Asia. This was proposed by the Eastern Province Governor Rohitha Bogollagama who visited the shrine with Deepthi Bogollagama and other top level officials from … More Koneshwaram Kovil to be uplifted as main Hindu pilgrimage destination in Asia

Flemingo opens first of its kind Duty Free store at Bandaranaike International Airport

“Flemingo Duty Free has opened its new departure store at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka,” announced Flemingo Duty Free, Sri Lanka CEO P.K. Thimmayya at a press conference held in this connection. Flemingo Duty Free was awarded the new contract for ‘Core Category’ Duty Free at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka in March … More Flemingo opens first of its kind Duty Free store at Bandaranaike International Airport

Tourism promotion talk on ‘Natural Capital of Sri Lanka’

A tourism promotion talk on ‘Natural Capital of Sri Lanka’ with special emphasis on birds and mammals was held at the High Commission on 21 September to a gathering of Australian wildlife enthusiasts. The event was organised by the High Commission as part its tourism promotion initiatives, together with Aarunya Vacations – a Sri Lankan … More Tourism promotion talk on ‘Natural Capital of Sri Lanka’

Sri Lanka can be best wildlife tourism destination outside Africa: Euromonitor

Says SL well-positioned to be an authentic destination for experimental travel  But points out wildlife conservation and protection extremely crucial Travellers becoming keen to explore destinations farther away from Africa By Chandeepa Wettasinghe With the proper policies, Sri Lanka could become the best destination for wildlife tourism outside of Africa, according to global research agency … More Sri Lanka can be best wildlife tourism destination outside Africa: Euromonitor

Sri Lanka taps leading Malaysian tour operators

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in collaboration with the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Malaysia arranged a Tourism Promotion Workshop and a B2B session for leading Malaysian travel agents and senior officials of Malaysia Tourism. The distinguished guests who attended the event included High Commissioner of Sri Lanka for Malaysia, Chairman and Director General … More Sri Lanka taps leading Malaysian tour operators