<blockquote>While these social distancing policies may be a temporary hindrance to travel post-COVID-19, it is likely that in the long-term we will see airlines hike ancillary charges to try and recoup some of the revenue lost to the coronavirus crisis COVID-19’s impact on the aviation sector has been vast andContinue Reading

<blockquote>Cameron Boal, VP Operations, TravelNest says “The travel industry is paused right now and there is a big question mark around when we’ll all be able to travel again. This said, we’re confident that when travel is permitted, the travel industry will be able to begin its recovery period. IsolationContinue Reading

Advocata Institute is hosting a panel discussion with tourism industry leaders, Kimarli Fernando (Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism), Vipula Gunatilleka (CEO, SriLankan Airlines), Sanath Ukwatte (Chairman, Sri Lanka Hotel Association), Mahen Kariyawasam (President, Sri Lanka Inbound Travel Operators); moderated by Murtaza Jafferjee (Chair, Advocata Institute) on the impact of COVID-19 onContinue Reading

<ul> Cabinet approves critical 5-year global promotion initiative Terms of Reference being finalised Working with UNDP for three-stage strategy of situation assessment, impact assessment and road mapping, for tourism revival SL Tourism finalises short-term focus to step up safety and health of future tourists Detailed guidelines shortly for incoming tourists,Continue Reading