Sri Lanka: Tourist Arrivals Up 6% In July

The total number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during July 2018 was 217,829. In comparison to July last year, there is a growth of 6% when the arrivals were 205,482. The largest source market for tourists in July was India, followed by China and United Kingdom. As at July 31, 1,382,476 tourists had visited […]

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Sri Lanka to allow visa free entry to tourist friendly nations

Colombo, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed a task force to study the possibility of granting visa free entry to visitors from certain tourist friendly nations in order to boost arrivals, authorities said on Monday. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga takes under consideration countries like India, China along with some other European […]

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Sigiriya: The tourist destination in Sri Lanka that gives the feel of a planned ancient city and is also UNESCO’s World Heritage Site

“To learn about planned and landscaped ancient city in Sri Lanka, a visit to archaeological site Sigiriya is a must. It is an experience worth it,” inform my kin on the last leg of their two-week visit to Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka, the spiritual city Kandy and surrounding areas are the most popular tourist […]

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Shangri-La to Open MICE Hotel in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will receive its second Shangri-La hotel on Nov. 16, bringing another luxury option to the destination as well as a premier MICE property. Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo faces the Galle Face Green promenade, offering uninterrupted Indian Ocean views from most of its 500 guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments. The hotel sits on 10 acres that […]

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