Maldives national carrier to resume flights to Colombo

Maldives national carrier to resume flights to Colombo

Maldives national airline Maldivian will resume flights to Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo in the coming weeks, an official of Sri Lanka’s Aviation Ministry said Monday. The authorization was given following discussions held between Maldives’ Minister of Tourism Moosa Zameer and Sri Lanka’s Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation…

Sri Lanka Megapolis light rail feasiblity starts, EOIs by year-end

Sri Lanka Megapolis light rail feasiblity starts, EOIs by year-end

A feasibility study on building a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo starts today with expressions of interest and request for proposals to be called by year-end, an official said. An LRT system was needed to cater to anticipated transport demand in the…

Sri Lanka to launch tourism promotion in southeastern China

Sri Lanka to launch tourism promotion in southeastern China

The Sri Lanka government will undertake a tourism promotion drive in Fujian province of China next week to attract more and more Chinese tourists, a Sri Lankan Minister said on Friday. Tourism Promotion Minister John Amaratunga told Xinhua that tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka were up by 20…

SilkAir to add Colombo to network

SilkAir to add Colombo to network

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines (SIA), will commence flights to Colombo on April 8,2017.SilkAir will operate…

Joint venture to open Indo Lanka ferry connectivity

Joint venture to open Indo Lanka ferry connectivity

The Indo-Lanka ferry service commenced in 1914, connecting Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu with Talaimannar in Mannar in northwest…

Sri Lanka sees rapid growth of overseas tourists

Sri Lanka sees rapid growth of overseas tourists

Sri Lanka has seen rapid growth of overseas tourists, expecting total foreign visitors to reach 2.2 million in…

200 Chinese couples eye mass wedding in Sri Lanka

200 Chinese couples eye mass wedding in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has been chosen by 200 Chinese couples to hold a mass wedding event. Tourism…

Euromonitor research confirms Sri Lanka as star attraction for tourism investment

Euromonitor research confirms Sri Lanka as star attraction for tourism investment

An exhaustive and independent report into Sri Lanka’s tourism prospects by one of the world’s leading providers of…

Mega Maldives flies to Colombo

Mega Maldives flies to Colombo

Mega Maldives airlines will launch direct flights to Colombo from tomorrow(03.11.2016). They will operate a Boeing 767, 300…

Sri Lanka announces plans for Tourism Development Zones

Sri Lanka announces plans for Tourism Development Zones

Sri Lanka announced plans to attract tourists back to the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ with the launch…

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