Only ‘Fully Vaccinated’ travellers arriving from India (including transit) are permitted under this route. Non-Vaccinated or Partially Vaccinated travellers are not considered. No prior approval required from Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Civil Aviation Authority. There is no minimum duration of stay in Sri Lanka. a. Travellers who completed theContinue Reading

Says Russia’s friendship was a strength to Sri Lanka, especially during difficult times Opines aggressive vaccination drive has made Sri Lanka a safe haven for tourists Sri Lanka Tourism is pursuing an aggressive post-pandemic tourism promotion initiative with greater facilitationstrategy to lure more international travellers from the East European Region thisContinue Reading

Cruising the placid waters of the Benthara River, Yathra Houseboat by Jetwing is a pioneering hospitality venture by Sri Lanka’s premier hospitality brand Jetwing Hotels and MMBL-Pathfinder. Inspired by the kettuvallam, the wooden-hulled, thatched houseboats ferrying tourists along the rivers of Kerala, Yathra shares its concept with “padda” boats usedContinue Reading

Health Ministry announces favourable rules effective from yesterday but with COVID safety guidelines SriLankan Airlines to launch passenger flights immediately to Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai Delhi and Hyderabad to follow suit The Government has decided to facilitate tourists from India after three months, subject to strict health guidelines and priorContinue Reading

Mrs. Kimarli Fernando, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism

Expo 2020 Dubai, one of the largest and most prestigious global events of its kind originally set to take place last year, is now rescheduled to be held for a period of six months starting 1 October until 31 March 2022. The Expo, spanning over a 438-hectare area (1,083 acres)Continue Reading

Two weeks prior to arrival date travellers are expected to receive both vaccine doses for COVID-19  Still need to spend 24 hours at a Safe and Secure (Tier 1) hotel until a negative on-arrival PCR result produced Sri Lanka has further eased restrictions for tourists by allowing quarantine-free entry forContinue Reading