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  • Sri Lanka Tourism comes aboard for ITB Asia 2015 Travel Show

    November 9th, 2015
    Sri Lanka Tourism comes aboard for ITB Asia 2015 Travel Show

    The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participated in the ITB Asia 2015 Travel Show which took place at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 21-23 October. The event was organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Ltd. and supported by the Singapore Exhibition & Convention...

  • Bigwigs to show tourism’s way forward

    October 12th, 2015
    Bigwigs to show tourism’s way forward

    Minister John Amaratunga to appoint top personalities to Advisory Committee under Tourism ActSeveral prominent persons in the leisure industry are to be appointed to the Tourism Advisory Board this week, the Daily FT learns.The appointment to the Advisory Committee by Tourism Minister John Amaratunga...

  • Tourism new ideas, new concepts and dreams- Sri Lanka must take the chance

    October 12th, 2015
    Tourism new ideas, new concepts and dreams- Sri Lanka must take the chance

    Dr. Rohantha Athukorala at the OPA head quarters addressing the gatheringOne of Sri Lanka's top professionals Dr Rohantha Athukorala addressing the Young Professionals Association( OPA) on the topic " Sri Lanka Towards a 0 billion economy" pinioned " Tourism gives a country an opportunity to come...

  • Cruise tourism marketing plan unveiled

    October 12th, 2015
    Cruise tourism marketing plan unveiled

    Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau in partnership with SLITO and THASL has unveiled the first marketing plan for cruise tourism.The plan was presented to Tourism Development and Christian Affairs Minister John Amaratunga at the International Maritime Conference at Galadari Hotel in the presence of top...

  • Sri Lanka Tourism to focus on Asian Tourism as arrivals from Asia reach 45% of total

    October 8th, 2015

    Sri Lanka Tourism must focus on Asian Tourism as arrivals from Asia amounted to 45.3% of the total reaching 595,583 arrivals while the contribution from Europe dropped to 39% as at end September 2015, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau Chairman Dr. Rohantha Athukorala said. Sri Lanka Tourism will be...