Deals of the week: Sri Lanka for half price – The Advertiser

EGYPT 10-DAY PACKAGE, $1475: Take a partner or friend when you take advantage of two-for-one holidays to Egypt, Vietnam or India. For example, the 10-day Egypt Unplugged itinerary, which is now priced from $1475 for two people travelling together, takes you to the icons of Egypt including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Temple of Hatshepsut and […]

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Sri Lanka launches direct daily flights to Australia’s Melbourne – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose COLOMBO, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka’s state-run airline Sri Lankan Airlines said on Monday that it had begun daily direct flights to Melbourne, providing global travelers a convenient option to visit Australia. Ajith Dias, chairman of the flagship airline, said this new service would be of great convenience to all travelers, including […]

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Sri Lanka Tourism launches Airbnb Experiences to help boost healthy tourism – Daily Mirror

Upali Ratnayake – Director General, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, KavanRatnayaka – Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Hon. Harin Fernando – Minister of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment, Amanpreet Bajaj – Country Manager, Airbnb – India and Sri Lanka, Thao Nguyen – Airbnb’s APAC Head of Strategic Partnerships Airbnb and the Sri Lanka […]

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Sri Lanka’s ‘new Dubai’ : will Chinese-built city suck the life out of Colombo? – The Guardian

Iron cannons installed by the Dutch to ward off colonial rivals still line Galle Face Green, a grassy, mile-long promenade along the Colombo seafront. Further out to sea, within range of the guns, a new world power is leaving its mark on Sri Lanka’s capital.Currently, Port City is just a flat expanse of blank land […]

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