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SriLankan Airlines formulates new 5-year Strategic Business Plan

SriLankan Airlines formulates new 5-year Strategic Business Plan

SriLankan Airlines has formulated a new five-year Strategic Business Plan for the period 2019-24 with the objective of transforming itself into a financially viable organization airline group, a statement said. Issuing a statement the airline said the plan aims to increase brand visibility and a global reputation for…

Malaysia Airlines Adds Capacity to Melbourne, Osaka, Sri Lanka, Bali and Bangkok

Malaysia Airlines Adds Capacity to Melbourne, Osaka, Sri Lanka, Bali and Bangkok

Malaysia Airlines has announced additional services to Melbourne, Osaka, Sri Lanka, Bali and Bangkok during peak travel periods. Ignatius Ong, Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Revenue Officer, said: “Ahead of the peak holiday season, Malaysia Airlines will be mounting extra flights to facilitate high passenger movement to these destinations.…

Sri Lanka to give free visas to tourists for 06 months from April

Sri Lanka to give free visas to tourists for 06 months from April

Sri Lanka will grant free visas to tourists from key markets like the United Kingdom, Europe and Asian Buddhist countries like Thailand for six months from 1 April 2019 to encourage visits during months when arrivals usually slump. The government information office said in a statement the Cabinet…

SL, UNDP to improve tourism sustainability standards

SL, UNDP to improve tourism sustainability standards

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority will be launching a sustainable tourism certificate scheme for the industry in partnership…

EASA approves SriLankan Engineering to global standard

EASA approves SriLankan Engineering to global standard

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved SriLankan Engineering to carry out Base Maintenance operations on Airbus…

The One Transworks Square invests US$ 450 mn for three towers

The One Transworks Square invests US$ 450 mn for three towers

The One Transworks Square launched Phase Two of its high end luxury development project with the launch of…

Sri Lanka targets million tourists in 2019: minister

Sri Lanka targets million tourists in 2019: minister

Sri Lanka is targeting three million tourists for 2019 Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga said, after missing a…

SL showcases wellness tourism at UAE fair

SL showcases wellness tourism at UAE fair

Six leading companies in the wellness tourism sector from Sri Lanka participated in Arab Health 2019, which was…

Sri Lanka to get digital transit card for bus, rail transport

Sri Lanka to get digital transit card for bus, rail transport

Sri Lanka’s central bank is working to help introduce a digital transit card to be used in buses…

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 10.3-pct in 2018, earnings down

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 10.3-pct in 2018, earnings down

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka grew 10.3 percent from a year earlier to 2.3 million visitors in 2018,…

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