Unlocking Sri Lanka’s Tourism Potential: August 2023 Insights Exploring Sri Lanka’s Tourism Revival and Future Prospects In August 2023, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry displayed encouraging signs of recovery, welcoming 136,405 tourists. Though this figure fell short of the monthly target of 149,075, it marked a significant step towards restoring the
In the month of July, Sri Lanka experienced a promising start by attracting approximately 24,000 visitors in just the first six days. This surge in arrivals was primarily driven by Indian tourists, highlighting the increasing allure of Sri Lanka as a preferred travel destination. India emerged as the dominant contributor
Sri Lanka, a jewel-shaped island nestled in the Indian Ocean, boasts breathtaking landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality. This tropical paradise has been captivating travelers for centuries, offering an enticing blend of pristine beaches, lush tea plantations, ancient ruins, and vibrant wildlife. In this comprehensive guide, we invite you
Sri Lanka is expecting 1.55 million tourists in 2023 led by visitors from India, Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Priyantha Fernando said. “We are targeting almost 260,000 India arrivals this year,” Fernando told EconomyNext. “With the Chinese traffic opening up of this month there will be further increases.
Sri Lanka, also known as the Emerald Isle, is blessed with nature’s bounty. While most travellers visit its seaside towns, a foray into the densely forested hills opens up another vista. Ella, surrounded by hills covered with forests and tea plantations, is quite the hidden gem. While hiking to the
Contradicting the statement issued by the Sri Lanka Tourism declaring new guidelines for inbound tourists, Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said Sri Lanka entry status quo remains unchanged. He said in a Twitter post that Ministry of Health is in real-time discussion with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and any statement
All incoming tourists to Sri Lanka are advised to possess a vaccination card and tourists who are not vaccinated, should submit a PCR report obtained 72 hours prior to arrival according to the Ministry of Tourism new Covid 19 protocol & procedures. The guidelines also said tourists will be guided
Walkers Tours, a leading destination management company, is readying to welcome two cruises, MS Amera and MS Artania belonging to the Phoenix Reisen, Germany. The cruises carrying German nationals are expected to arrive this week and the third week of January. MS Amera, a mid-sized premium category passenger cruise vessel