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 global business intelligence, has confirmed that the Indian Ocean island currently offers some of the region’s best opportunities for investment. The report by Euromonitor International is not uncritical: infrastructure still…

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 seater flight on Thursday. Saturday and Monday. Founded in 2009, Mega Maldives Airlines, a US-Maldives joint venture has now become the fourth largest international airline to the Maldives flying to…

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 of themed tourism development zones, a public-private sector initiative backed by the Ministry of Lands, the Ministry of Tourism and the Sri Lanka Tourism Club, a government-recognised group of industry…

Japan’s bullet-trains play a significant part in the growth plan

Japan’s bullet-trains play a significant part in the growth plan

Britain may have invented the steam locomotive and Germany the electric tram but Japan can viably claim to…

China’s elevated ‘straddle bus’ hit the roads

China’s elevated ‘straddle bus’ hit the roads

The Transit Elevated Bus, to give it its official title, is designed to help combat gridlock by letting passengers soar…

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.…

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…

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,…

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…

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