The tendency to travel to attend events, both on the part of dedicated event tourists who are motivated to travel for specific events and on the part of casual event tourists who are not motivated to travel for certain events, is referred to as event tourism. The event industry isContinue Reading

Sri Lanka’s tourism industry is expecting over 200,000 tourists in the last two months of the year, banking on greater air connectivity, promotional activities, eased travel restrictions and successful vaccination rollout efforts. “We are expecting around 200,000 tourists from November to December,” Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga told the Daily FT.Continue Reading

People are eager and ready to step out after spending a long time in their homes. Life during the onset of 2020 and 2021 was the time when the entire world came to a standstill. Traveling was restricted as the COVID-19 virus was spreading deadly in gatherings and groups. However,Continue Reading

With restrictions around lockdown 2.0 easing up, leisure travel is back with a vengeance. And aren’t we almost ready or amidst driving off to holiday destinations with about a 4 to 6 hour driving distance from where we live. Interestingly, for many the prospect of long vehicle bound trips withContinue Reading

GEOGRAPHY The Maldives is a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean, that spans across the equator. The country is comprised of 1192 islands that stretch along a length of 871 kilometers. While the country covers an area of approximately 90,000 square kilometers, only 298 square kilometers of that isContinue Reading

Research conducted by World Travel and Research Council (WTTC), revealed that the Travel & Tourism sector suffered a loss of almost US$4.5 trillion to reach US$4.7 trillion in 2020, with the contribution to GDP dropping by a staggering 49.1% compared to 2019; relative to a 3.7% GDP decline of theContinue Reading

Considering the high marine diversity and attracting upmarket global travellers, Sri Lanka has great potential for nautical tourism, yacht building, chartering and yacht operation in the region and beyond to be made a prosperous industry. Nautical tourism is also called water-based tourism combining sailing and boating with holiday and vacationContinue Reading

The habits of travellers have changed, more people are favouring a wellness staycation, there are new demands for immunity boosting retreats, socially distanced wellness trips, private jet wellness journeys and working remotely on holiday; personal health and fitness are now top priority for travel. Embracing the future of wellness travel, HealthContinue Reading