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  • Sri Lanka Tourism promotes SL as ideal film destination at Cannes

    May 11th, 2016

    Sri Lanka Tourism in collaboration with the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Embassy in France has arranged a pavilion at Cannes Film Festival in France which will be held from 11 to 22 May. The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes,...

  • Escaping to charming Sri Lanka

    May 8th, 2016 By SOPHIA LIM
    Escaping to charming Sri Lanka

    Polonnaruwa, the ancient capital city.When the haze was around, my family and I decided it was the right time to escape the unhealthy air by going on a short break to Sri Lanka. Upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, we were met by our hired driver, and we headed straight to Dambulla,...

  • Sri Lanka's a secret surfers' paradise with lots of reef breaks, surf-tour operators say

    April 14th, 2016
    Sri Lanka's a secret surfers' paradise with lots of reef breaks, surf-tour operators say

    Australian Julian Wilson at an international surfing event held at the eastern coastal resort of Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, in June 2010. With miles of sandy beaches, quality reef breaks and consistent swells, Sri Lanka's coasts are fast gaining a reputation as a premier surf destination. Sri Lanka was a...

  • Meliá Hotels enters Sri Lanka to manage three hotels

    February 12th, 2016
    Meliá Hotels enters Sri Lanka to manage three hotels

    For the first time Meliá Hotels International,17th biggest hotel chain worldwide which was founded 1956 will enter the leisure sector in Sri Lanka this year. The Spanish hotel chain, has 100,000 rooms under their management. this is the first time that the Spanish Group is entering the South Asian...

  • Shangri-La to build third hotel in SL

    February 11th, 2016
    Shangri-La to build third hotel in SL

    Shangri-La, Asia Pacific's leading luxury hotel chain, is looking at building a third hotel in Sri Lanka.This was disclosed by Vice President of the group, Madhu Rao who met the Minister of Finance, Ravi Karunanayake yesterday.He had indicated that they are happy with the investment climate in Sri Lanka...