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2019-11-13
WTM, biggest ever promotion for Sri Lank...

According to World Travel and Tourism Council WTTC, as one of the world’s largest economic sectors, Travel & Tourism creates jo...

2019-11-08
Sri Lanka Tourism celebrates big win by...

Santani Spa and Resorts won the Gold award for Best in the World for wellness at a celebrity event held at London’s Brand new venue...

2019-10-11
Bosnia and Sri Lanka to build on tourism...

Sri Lanka and the former Republic of Yugoslavia enjoyed close diplomatic relations for years based on their commitment to the principles...

2019-10-08
Sri Lanka appointed to key posts in Worl...

Sri Lanka has been appointed as one of the two Vice Chairpersons for South Asia Commission of United Nations World Tourism Organization (...

2019-10-02
Sri Lanka Tourism celebrates World Touri...

Sri Lanka Tourism on Friday celebrated World Tourism Day under the theme "Tourism and jobs: a better future for all" with sever...

2019-09-27
U.S. initiative helps to make tourist de...

The United States Government is helping make Arugam Bay a sustainable, green tourist destination.

Through an initiative called...

2019-09-19
An independent website for tourists

An independent website for tourists ,  “Survival Guide for Tourists”: “Srilankaholidayguru.com has been launched o...

2019-09-11
Sri Lanka all set to celebrate World Tou...

Under the UNWTO’s theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future for All’ , Sri Lanka Tourism is all set to celebrate World T...

2019-09-09
Sri Lanka to make waves at world surfing

The World League which was officially launched on Wednesday (4), will be held from September 25 to 29 and top surfers from around the wor...

2019-09-06
New Tourist Police Units to be stationed...


Rs 30mn have implemented to establish new units of the tourist police in several areas, centred around Dikwella, Yala, Tissamahar...

2019-09-05
One-day license renewal for service prov...

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) has announced that they had decided to launch a one-day license renewal to tourism se...

2019-08-30
Only 10 percent decline in tourist arriv...

According to Johanne Jayaratne, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Chairman Sri Lanka's tourism industry may face only a 10 perc...

2019-08-28
Sri Lanka to achieve target of 2mn touri...

According to the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB)  Kishu Gomes, Sri Lanka is well on track to attract 2 millio...

2019-08-23
Bohra Conference to draw 25,000 visitors...

According to the Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga, the Bohra Global Conference 2019 will bring as many as 25,000 tourists&nbs...

2019-08-22
A successfull campaign for South Indians

Sri Lanka Tourism has successfully conducted another special campaign focusing on outbound travel agents and tour operators in Southern I...

2019-08-19
Sri Lankan government has re-launched a...

The Sri Lankan government has re-launched a Ramayana tourism circuit, which will link all temples and caves in the country associated wit...

2019-08-16
US confirms support for tourism sector r...

27th Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka was held at the Montblanc, Movenpick Hotel, Colombo. There,...

2019-08-15
A new foreign policy agenda for Sri Lank...

As with the Maldives, Sri Lanka too has a flourishing tourism industry with over two million tourist arrivals in 2018. In this respect, m...

2019-08-13
Post-Easter tourism marketing programme...

With refference to the discussion with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last week along with officials of the Attorney General’s...

2019-08-08
More Time to Pay Development Levy for To...

According to the statement of a Cabinet office, Sri Lankan tourist establishments hit hard by April’s Easter Sunday suicide bomb at...

2019-08-07
BE Hospitality Management & Marketing

BE Hospitality Management & Marketing is a subsidiary of Beyond Escapes Private Limited which is a well-established Destination Manag...

2019-08-06
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals improves by 8...

When looking at the tourist arrivals in July, there is an improvement of 83 percent from a 57 percent fall in June and a 71 percent fall...

2019-07-31
Special security arrangements in place f...

Secretary Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc stated that all possible measures should be taken to ensure maximum...

2019-07-29
The Number of Foreign Visitors to Sigiri...

According to an official said, the number of foreign visitors to one of UNESCO World Heritage sites ,Sigiriya in Sri Lanka, has increased...

2019-07-27
Sri Lanka tourism promotion campaign com...

Sri Lanka is safe for travelers was the key message conveyed at a briefing held by the Sri Lanka High Commission recently at an event at...

2019-07-26
Sri Dalada Maligawa (The Temple of the T...

Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as The Temple of the Tooth at kandy is the final location of the sacred tooth of the lord Buddha whi...

2019-07-26
Sri Lanka Issues Free Visas for Chinese...

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal from the Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry to include China in its free visa poli...

2019-07-25
dnata Travel Group supports to rebuild t...

Chief Executive Officer of the dnata Travel Group, one of the world's largest air services providers offering ground handling, cargo,...

2019-07-24
The Sacred Tooth Relic

According to the Mahaparinibbana-Sutta (the Record of the Demise of the Buddha), the worship of corporeal remains of the Buddha was sanct...

2019-07-23
The Festival Schedule of the Kandy Esala...

When considering the festival schedule ,the exact timing of the Esala Perahera varies from year to year.And, This grand festival lasts fo...

2019-07-22
The Festival of the Tooth

The Esala Perahera, the festival of the tooth in Kandy is one of the oldest and grandest of all Buddhist festivals in Sri Lanka which is...

2019-07-20
An Entertainment Park for Capital of Col...

Sri Lanka’s state-owned Board of Investment (BOI) stated that it had signed an agreement with foreign investors to construct an ent...

2019-07-18
Sri Lanka leads off a tourism recovery c...

Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB), Kishu Gomes said that Sri Lanka is preparing to float a global tender...

2019-07-15
Australia to assist Lanka’s tourism and...

Australia has been proving around US$ 19 million annually for tourism sector; cottage industry development in Sri Lanka, Australian High...

2019-07-13
Sri Lanka organizes a successful Busines...

A successful Business Promotion Mission to Myanmar was organized by the Sri Lanka – Greater Mekong Business Council (SLGMBC) of the...

2019-07-12
Sri Lanka banks give relief about 100 bi...

According to official said , Sri Lanka banks may give relief about 100 billion rupees in hotel borrowings for one year to help the touris...

2019-07-09
Sri Lanka reduces International flight c...

The Sri Lankan government on Monday approved to reduce the charges for ground handling, aviation fuel and the embarkation levy for all in...

2019-07-06
Over 1 million tourists visit Sri Lanka...

According to the official statistics from the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) ,till June,Over one million tourists(1,008,449)&...

2019-07-05
Sri Lanka plans to cut embarkation tax b...

Sri Lanka is planning to cut the embarkation tax on tourists by 10 US dollars to boost tourism in the wake of Easter Sunday attacks.Vice...

2019-07-04
Sri Lanka make an advancing push to reco...

Sri Lanka is making an aggressive push to recapture the Chinese tourist market. Sri Lankan authorities have now encouraged countless Chin...

2019-07-04
Top cricketers, Bollywood stars to visit...

Top cricketers and Bollywood stars will be promoting Sri Lanka tourism to the Indian market after the Easter Sunday terror attack, visiti...

2019-07-04
German Investors to assist Sri Lanka Tou...

The Sri Lanka – Germany fast track dialogue was held recently at the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade wit...

2019-07-04
Sri Lanka is still the top destination f...

Lonely Planet says that Sri Lanka is still the top destination for 2019. At the present time, foreign governments are advising caution, b...