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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 Religious Affairs of Sri Lanka, have discussed issues of mutual interest, especially in the tourism sector recently. During the meeting, the two sides explored ways of enhancing cooperation between the…

‘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, Sri Lanka and Chile have been listed as the top five fastest growing tourism markets in the world for the period between 2017 and 2021. GlobalData’s Tourism Potential Index” provides…

Exploring agri-tourism

Exploring agri-tourism

With Sri Lanka rated as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world, the country is now exploring another rapidly growing segment, agri-tourism, to achieve greater heights in the industry. Tourists participating in collecting the mature rice crop from the field at the farm maintained by…

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…

First ever tourist-friendly Tuk Tuk service launched

First ever tourist-friendly Tuk Tuk service launched

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority yesterday(30.07.2018) launched the country’s first ever tourist-friendly Tuk Tuk service at Galle…

Kuwaiti couple attack Sri Lanka customs over pet dog

Kuwaiti couple attack Sri Lanka customs over pet dog

Sri Lankan police Friday arrested a Kuwaiti couple accused of assaults which left five customs officers in hospital…

Sri Lanka invites GCC travellers to explore wildlife attractions

Sri Lanka invites GCC travellers to explore wildlife attractions

Flag carrier SriLankan Airlines is offering travellers from the Middle East the opportunity to explore the wide variety…

Tourist arrivals up 24.1% in March

Tourist arrivals up 24.1% in March

Tourist arrivals increased by 24.1 per cent in March 2018 as a result of higher numbers of tourists…

Japan firm eyes electric three wheeler plant in Sri Lanka

Japan firm eyes electric three wheeler plant in Sri Lanka

Tokyo-based Future Science Research Inc, has expressed interest in starting an electric three wheeler factory in Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka targets Saudi tourism market

Sri Lanka targets Saudi tourism market

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a two-day promotional mission to Saudi Arabia as part of…

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