Diving tourism is becoming increasingly popular globally. With global travel and tourism industry projected to grow at above 13% in the coming decade, it will present lucrative opportunities for growth of diving tourism. ESOMAR-certified market research in a recent study has forecast the market for diving tourism to exhibit 5.9%
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.
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 with
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 is
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 the
With the weather getting warmer and vaccinations surging, public pools are starting to reopen and a growing number of Americans are making plans to take the plunge this summer. But a new survey finds that swimmers are divided on whether those pools will offer a refreshing respite from the pandemic.
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 vacation
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, Health