Marketing drive by Sri Lanka Tourism at Thai Travel Fair 2016

Recognising the potentional in the Thai market, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Thailand initiated the inaugural participation at the Thai International Travel Fair (TITF) from 17-21 February. TITF is regarded as Thailand’s largest outbound fair attracting over 800,000 visitors with over 400 booths nationally and globally. … More Marketing drive by Sri Lanka Tourism at Thai Travel Fair 2016

SriLankan Airlines wins ‘Best Value Leisure Product’ at OTM Mumbai

Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines, was recently awarded, ‘Best Value Leisure Product’ at the OTM, Mumbai. The 2015 chapter of OTM Mumbai – the biggest ever travel trade show in India was held the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre with participation of over 850 exhibitors from 50 countries. The “Most Promising Value Leisure Awards” … More SriLankan Airlines wins ‘Best Value Leisure Product’ at OTM Mumbai

Sri Lankan government to merge SriLankan and Mihin to cut losses, increase productivity

Jan 29, Colombo : The Sri Lankan government plans to merge the country’s two loss-making airlines to cut losses and increase productivity. The government in its interim budget presented to parliament today has proposed to merge the flag carrier SriLankan Airlines with the budget carrier Mihin Lanka. The two airlines will be merged to increase … More Sri Lankan government to merge SriLankan and Mihin to cut losses, increase productivity

Sri Lankan successfully completes IATA Environmental Assessment

Taking forward the green legacy of the national carrier, SriLankan has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association’s Environment Assessment (IEnvA) Program Stage 01 Assessment.Sri Lankan has completed the first of two stages of assessments alongside some other prominent international carriers including, Icelandair and Qatar Airways. South African Airways and Finnair have also recently completed … More Sri Lankan successfully completes IATA Environmental Assessment

1.5 millionth tourist arrives

Sri Lanka yesterday welcomed the arrival of 1,500,000th tourist for 2014 at the Bandaranaike International Airport. The name of the milestone visitor was Torence Jimmy, who along with Qupika Hedwig arrived via UL 558 Sri Lankan Airlines flight from Germany. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau officials including Managing Director Rumy Jauffer and representatives from the … More 1.5 millionth tourist arrives

Sri Lankan Airlines and Qantas code share mulls boost in tourism

A new code share agreement between Sri Lanka’s national carrier Sri Lankan Airlines and Australia’s flagship carrier Qantas Airways announced in September 2014, came into effect from October 26 paving the way for increased tourism potential between Sri Lanka and Australia. Passengers traveling to/from Australia on Qantas will have the opportunity of connecting to/from Sri … More Sri Lankan Airlines and Qantas code share mulls boost in tourism