Sri Lanka aims 3 million tourists in 2019

(MENAFN – NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Aug 22 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Tourism Minister, John Amaratunga on Wednesday said the government hoped to attract at least 3 million tourists in 2019, making Sri Lanka one of the most sought after destinations in the global tourism map. Amaratunga said the government hoped to launch a new country branding […]

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Facing up to realities: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Sri Lanka – TTG Asia

When asked what they foresee as their biggest challenge this year, it’s clear that the growing tentacles of online platforms is the elephant in the room for many inbound agents across Asia. Other bugbears include geopolitics, which affects their market mix, and a lack of destination marketing wherewithals. CHINAChina welcomed 69.5 million arrivals in 1H2017, […]

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Gap years – Telegraph.co.uk

It’s that time of year when grades have rolled in, plans are being made, and others are being put on hold as disappointments are digested. And when other schemes are being hatched, for travels into the distant yonder – for a few weeks, a few months, or longer.The list of gap year destinations is a […]

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Taiwan blocks China flights after route row – Daily Mirror

AFP: Taiwan has blocked nearly 200 flights by Chinese airlines over the strait that separates the two rivals due to the carriers’ use of controversial new travel routes introduced by China. Taipei has repeatedly called for four new flight paths to be cancelled since China launched them earlier in January, but their complaints have fallen […]

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