10 of the best winter sun destinations for 2018 – The Guardian

  The strand … Guayabitos’s beach is great for local seafood and music. As the sun was setting on my first day in Rincón de Guayabitos, I was surprised to see humpback whales surfacing to clear their blowholes within sight of the shore. Like the whales, I come back every year, drawn by Guayabitos’s superb […]

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Indian tourists to Sri Lanka could reach 1 mln in 2020 – The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

.Indian tourists to Sri Lanka could reach 1 mln in 2020 India tourists are Sri Lanka’s largest source market with almost 400,000 arrivals annually and there is optimism that this figure could reach one million tourists by 2020, according to the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau, Prema Cooray. He was addressing a contingent […]

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Despite anti Muslim clashes and travel advisories, Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up in March – MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN – NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, April 9 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals recorded an impressive 24.1 percent growth in March, compared to the same period last year with the arrival of 233,382 tourists, despite deadly anti Muslim clashes in Kandy which led to thousands of overnight bookings. Statistics from the Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry showed […]

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Sri Lanka gets 700,000 tourists

Colombo, April 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka received 707,924 tourists in the first three months of this year, an increase of 17.1 per cent compared with the corresponding period last year, a minister said on Monday. Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga told Xinhua news agency that the country could have attracted more tourists in March if […]

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