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July tourist arrivals up from June 2019

The total number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during July 2019 was 115,701, an 83% growth compared to June 2019.

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) said there is a gradual growth in the number of tourist arrivals since the Easter Sunday attacks.

 SLTDA Director General Upali Ratnayake said the market has significantly shown progress over the past few weeks  and they are happy to notice that the occupancy rates are increasing in hotels across Sri Lanka. “We are hopeful that the industry will have a satisfactory season from October onwards,” he said.

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