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Over 1.73 Mn tourists visited Sri Lanka up to September 2018

Over 1.73 Mn tourists visited Sri Lanka up to September 2018

Latest data outlines that as at 30th September 2018, 1,731,922 tourists had visited Sri Lanka for this year which is a 11.6% growth over last year when 1,551,931 tourists had visited the country for the same period (First nine months of the year). Further Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals…

Sri Lanka Tourism aims to increase French arrivals up to 111,000

Sri Lanka Tourism aims to increase French arrivals up to 111,000

Sri Lanka Tourism will participate in the International France Travel Mart at Paris Porte De Versailles this week. It is aimed at attracting French travellers to the island which has seen an increase of nearly 11% last year. This year it is envisaged that the numbers would go…

Cygnett to enter Dhaka, Colombo

Cygnett to enter Dhaka, Colombo

Gurugram-based Cygnett Hotels & Resorts is planning to set up hotels in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka soon, said a top official. “Having established our presence in northern and western parts of the country, we are now eyeing overseas markets,” said Sarbendra Sarkar, founder and MD, Cygnett Hotels &…

Aeroflot to resume Colombo flights

Aeroflot to resume Colombo flights

Aeroflot, the Russian Airline, will re-launch regular non-stop flights to Colombo from October 28, 2018, the Moscow-based airline…

Sri Lanka receives growing number of tourists from GCC

Sri Lanka receives growing number of tourists from GCC

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld airline alliance, offers travellers…

New country branding for Sri Lanka Tourism to be unveiled in November

New country branding for Sri Lanka Tourism to be unveiled in November

Sri Lanka Tourism’s the new country branding will be unveiled at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London…

UAE, Sri Lanka discuss cooperation in tourism sector

UAE, Sri Lanka discuss cooperation in tourism sector

Ahmad Ali Al Mualla, UAE Ambassador to Sri Lanka, and John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian…

‘Lanka among top five fastest growing tourism markets’

‘Lanka among top five fastest growing tourism markets’

GlobalData has ranked Sri Lanka as the fourth fastest growing tourism market in the world. Iceland, Japan, Hungary,…

Exploring agri-tourism

Exploring agri-tourism

With Sri Lanka rated as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world, the country is…

Sri Lanka eyes 20% jump in travellers from India in FY19

Sri Lanka eyes 20% jump in travellers from India in FY19

Sri Lanka is looking at a near 20 per cent rise in travellers from India during FY19. Apart…

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