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Voyage to Colombo

SRI LANKA (eTN) - I arrived yesterday in Sri Lanka after a pleasant flight on the national carrier, a short three-hour hop from Bangkok.

Elephants invade Colombo city

During the full moon (which is a holy day for Buddhists) each February, the big temple in the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka (the Gangaramaya Temple) hosts a big pageant (perehera), where gaily-decorated,

Sri Lanka plans for tourism industry boom

Sri Lanka will be positioned as a high-end tourism destination focusing more on quality service delivery.

Indian cruise liner starts services to Colombo

Colombo - The latest operator to enter the booming tourism industry in post-war Sri Lanka is the Louis Cruises of India with a cruise from Kochi, India to Colombo.

Emirates advances in west Asia

Effective today Emirates airline will step up its presence in west Asia with additional services to Colombo and Malé from its home base in Dubai.

UN appeals for protection of civilians following suicide attack in Sri...

The United Nations on Tuesday urged all parties to the conflict in Sri Lanka to do everything they can to protect civilians, after a suicide attack this weekend in the capital, Colombo, claimed the lives of 15 people.

SriLankan Airlines works harder to lure Indian tourists

SriLankan Airlines has announced it has redoubled its efforts aimed at bringing more tourists to Sri Lanka from India, in support of the country’s tourism industry.