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    Coronavirus: Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more government assistance

    Coronavirus: Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more government assistance

    Bill Stevenson and his family went to Sri Lanka for a holiday. They are now stranded, and the only guests in an otherwise empty hotel. The Christchurch man is calling on the Government to provide more support to New Zealanders stuck overseas as a result of countries imposing travel…

    1912 – Hotline for tourists

    1912 – Hotline for tourists

    A 24 hours hotline 1912 is now available to provide assistance for all tourists remaining in Sri Lanka during the fight against the COVID-19. The initiative was taken by the Sri Lanka Inbound Tour Operators Association together with all stakeholders in the tourism industry. The hotline can be…

    CAA imposes travel ban on passengers from Italy, S. Korea, Iran to SL

    CAA imposes travel ban on passengers from Italy, S. Korea, Iran to SL

    The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has informed all airlines not to carry passengers to Sri Lanka from Coronavirus hit countries Italy, South Korea and Iran with effect from tomorrow (14). Civil Aviation Director General H.M.C. Nimalsiri said the travel ban would be effective for a period of two…

    Foreign Minister briefs diplomatic community on COVID- 19 preventive measures

    Foreign Minister briefs diplomatic community on COVID- 19 preventive measures

    Minister of Foreign Relations Dinesh Gunawardena briefed the Diplomatic community on the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic and…

    SL to host UN World Tourism Organization conference in Colombo

    SL to host UN World Tourism Organization conference in Colombo

    The 32nd Joint Meeting of UN World Tourism Organization’s Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and the…

    Sri Lanka to sign MoU with India to develop Jaffna International Airport

    Sri Lanka to sign MoU with India to develop Jaffna International Airport

    Sri Lanka will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India to develop the Jaffna International Airport.…

    Galle port to be a yacht marina

    Galle port to be a yacht marina

    The Government will soon call for Request for Proposals ( RFPs) to develop the Galle Port for a…

    Belgrade Fair to be held on February 20-23

    Belgrade Fair to be held on February 20-23

    Under the slogan of ‘Hit the Road’, the 42nd Belgrade International Tourism Fair will be held at the…

    Afghanistan seeks flight connectivity with Sri Lanka

    Afghanistan seeks flight connectivity with Sri Lanka

    Afghanistan is seeking to facilitate a direct air corridor with Sri Lanka to improve flight connectivity with the…

    Lanka achieves 1.9 mn revised tourist arrival target

    Lanka achieves 1.9 mn revised tourist arrival target

    Despite 2019 being a tough year for the Tourism Industry, Sri Lanka has achieved the revised tourists’ arrival…

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