Tag: Sri Lanka Tourism

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

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 Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami
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Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. ... 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

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

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna
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Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

editor editor- January 4, 2019

USAID and Jetwing Jaffna support the Tourism Skills Committee to showcase careers in tourism. Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall
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Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the ... Read More

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures
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Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

editor editor- December 18, 2018

A transformational program is introducing young men and women to the tourism sector. Read More

Sri Lanka and Tanzania travel and economic partnership
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Sri Lanka and Tanzania travel and economic partnership

editor editor- June 24, 2013

TANZANIA (eTN) - Looking at strengthening economic and travel partnerships with Tanzania, Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa is set for ... Read More

Yala – ruined by its own popularity?
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Yala – ruined by its own popularity?

editor editor- March 11, 2013

Srilal Miththapala offers a pragmatic approach to mitigate some of the problems faced by the country’s most visited national park. Read More

The new breed of tourists: the Flashpackers
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The new breed of tourists: the Flashpackers

editor editor- March 6, 2013

There is no doubt that the overall tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka have shown YOY growth in the past few ... Read More

One million tourists arrivals – the story behind the numbers
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One million tourists arrivals – the story behind the numbers

editor editor- January 21, 2013

There has been great publicity in the press celebrating the arrival of the 1 millionth foreign tourist to Sri Lanka ... Read More

Emerging tourism trends in Sri Lanka
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Emerging tourism trends in Sri Lanka

editor editor- September 19, 2012

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) undertook an airport survey of departing foreign tourists from Sri Lanka from January ... Read More

Achievements a triumph for ecotourism in Sri Lanka
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Achievements a triumph for ecotourism in Sri Lanka

editor editor- September 3, 2012

The Sri Lanka Tourism Awards 2011 was held on August 30, 2012, at the Waters Edge - Battramulla. Read More

Srilal speaks on elephants and tourism at the Women’s Chamber
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Srilal speaks on elephants and tourism at the Women’s Chamber

editor editor- June 12, 2012

SRI LANKA (eTN) - Srilal Miththapala, Project Director of the EU-funded SWITCH ASIA PROGRAM – Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project ... Read More

Excerpts of the address at World SKAL Day Dinner
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Excerpts of the address at World SKAL Day Dinner

editor editor- May 7, 2012

From time immemorial, Sri Lanka has been well known for its hospitality, and we have on record many accolades from ... Read More

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka: food for thought
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Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka: food for thought

editor editor- September 24, 2011

SRI LANKA (eTN) - There is no doubt that tourism in post-war Sri Lanka has grown at an unprecedented and ... Read More

Sri Lanka tourism: new kid on the block
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Sri Lanka tourism: new kid on the block

editor editor- May 16, 2011

SRI LANKA - Currently, tourism is the main buzz word in business and general circles, with all hotels reportedly doing ... 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

Sri Lanka to promote ‘Ramayana’ sites to attract tourists
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Sri Lanka to promote ‘Ramayana’ sites to attract tourists

editor editor- December 26, 2007

Colombo (eTN) - Tourists visiting Sri Lanka can now have a feel of the 'Ramayana' as the government has decided ... Read More

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