Post-civil war, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry having one great run

Post-civil war, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry having one great run

In 2009, 4,48,000 arrivals were recorded, while in 2015 it had grown by a little over 300 p.c. to 17, 98, 380 visitors. Post-civil war, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry has witnessed a rapid growth both in terms of tourist arrivals and earnings. In 2009, the year in which the…

MMBL to partner Colombo, Tuticorin ferry service

MMBL to partner Colombo, Tuticorin ferry service

MMBL-Pathfinder Group is currently in negotiation with a Scandinavian firm with a view to introducing a ferry cum passenger service between Colombo and Kochi, located in the west coast of India and Colombo and Tuticorin. MMBL-Pathfinder has set up an investment arm, MMBL Leisure Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd., to…

Himalaya Airlines launches inaugural flight to Colombo

Himalaya Airlines launches inaugural flight to Colombo

Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture airline, launched its first commercial flight with a direct flight to Colombo, Sri Lanka, today(13.04.2016). The flight was planned considering the special occasion of celebrating Nepali New Year 2073 BS, as per a media release. The programme of launching the flight service…

India-Sri Lanka bridge on cards: Nitin Gadkari

India-Sri Lanka bridge on cards: Nitin Gadkari

India and Sri Lanka could soon finalise an agreement for building a bridge connecting both the countries, union…

Japan lends $400m to Sri Lanka for airport expansion

Japan lends $400m to Sri Lanka for airport expansion

Japan has loaned $400 million to Sri Lanka to build a new terminal at the island’s main international…

Emirates to increase daily flights to Colombo

Emirates to increase daily flights to Colombo

Emirates, a Middle-Eastern airline, said that they would be adding an additional daily flight to Sri Lanka between…

Cyprus invites airline, shipping sector to increase ties

Cyprus invites airline, shipping sector to increase ties

Cyprus and Sri Lankan trade can be aggressively promoted to a higher-level as both countries have not looked…

Ticketing system: Bangladesh, Iran, Sri Lanka look to Railways for help

Ticketing system: Bangladesh, Iran, Sri Lanka look to Railways for help

  Bangladesh, Iran and Sri Lanka have sought help from the Indian Railways to implement IT solutions in…

Sri Lankan ranked second in Asia for lowest carbon footprint

Sri Lankan ranked second in Asia for lowest carbon footprint

SriLankan Airlines gained worldwide recognition for its pioneering efforts in environmental conservation when the prestigious Business Traveller magazine…

Bahrain International Airport awards $1.1B in contracts for renovation projects

Bahrain International Airport awards $1.1B in contracts for renovation projects

Contracts worth $1.1 billion to build a brand new terminal at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), which will be able…

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