Tag: Colombo

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?
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Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant
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Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka
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Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates
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SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

mm Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a ... Read More

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 
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Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

editor editor- April 15, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) workshop held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Taj Hotels Resort in Colombo saw ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport
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Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019

Emirates premium customers who leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci the main Italian airport can now count on higher levels ... Read More

Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City
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Tokyo named Asia’s Best “Bleisure” City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019

As corporate travel booms across Asia-Pacific, the concept of bleisure is gaining traction, spurring the region's cities to better integrate ... Read More

Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service
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Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

Low-cost carrier Thai Lion Air will begin operating direct flights between Sri Lanka and Bangkok from January 30. The flight ... Read More

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019
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Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

mm Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019

A global survey of Facebook posts, commissioned by Huawei on the occasion of launching their latest smart phone, brought about ... Read More

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?
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Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2019

A Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A330-200 has been parked at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport with one engine missing and is ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?
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Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

Centara Invites Guests to Experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019
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Centara Invites Guests to Experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, is inviting guests to experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian ... Read More

Voyage to Colombo
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Voyage to Colombo

editor editor- May 30, 2013

SRI LANKA (eTN) - I arrived yesterday in Sri Lanka after a pleasant flight on the national carrier, a short ... Read More

Elephants invade Colombo city
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Elephants invade Colombo city

editor editor- February 26, 2013

During the full moon (which is a holy day for Buddhists) each February, the big temple in the city of ... Read More

Sri Lanka plans for tourism industry boom
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Sri Lanka plans for tourism industry boom

editor editor- January 29, 2011

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

Indian cruise liner starts services to Colombo
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Indian cruise liner starts services to Colombo

editor editor- December 4, 2009

Colombo - The latest operator to enter the booming tourism industry in post-war Sri Lanka is the Louis Cruises of ... Read More

Emirates advances in west Asia
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Emirates advances in west Asia

editor editor- July 2, 2009

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

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

editor editor- April 10, 2008

The United Nations on Tuesday urged all parties to the conflict in Sri Lanka to do everything they can to ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines works harder to lure Indian tourists
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SriLankan Airlines works harder to lure Indian tourists

editor editor- March 20, 2008

SriLankan Airlines has announced it has redoubled its efforts aimed at bringing more tourists to Sri Lanka from India, in ... Read More

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