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  • Elephant Reach crowned ‘Best Wildlife Resort’ by Lonely Planet

    October 7th, 2015
    Elephant Reach crowned ‘Best Wildlife Resort’ by Lonely Planet

    From left: Minister of Tourism and Christian Affairs John Amaratunga, Elephant Reach Hotel Managing Director Malinga Fernando and Lanka Hotels and Resorts Chairman Clement Fernando with the awardElephant Reach Hotel, Yala, earned top honours as Lonely Planet Magazine, India’s ‘Best Wildlife...

  • Sri Lanka Tourism takes Guinness Record quest in Russia

    September 14th, 2015
    Sri Lanka Tourism takes Guinness Record quest in Russia

    The Sri Lanka Tourism will be taking the countries Guinness Book of World Record quest of the largest tea party in the world by launching project globally with the initial roll out starting from Moscow, Russia at the Leisure and Tourism Fair 2015 which will be staged from September 15-18, 2015, said...

  • SLAITO takes initiative to make Sri Lanka turnaround destination for cruise tourism

    September 14th, 2015

    In an aggressive and a positive approach, Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) has decided to initiate a strategy to develop cruise tourism of the country which would have multiple and ripple effects to the tourism industry and the economic development of the country. The initiative...

  • UK’s best selling newspaper picks Sri Lanka - Destination of the year

    September 14th, 2015
    UK’s best selling newspaper picks Sri Lanka - Destination of the year

    The Sunday Times UK the best selling newspaper in UK which has a circulation of 1.03 million and 3.5 million on a multi platform basis has picked Sri Lanka as the ‘ Destination of the Year.’ In an articles captioned ‘Sri Lanka Our Destination of the Year’ author Tim Shipman creatively...

  • Colombo International Maritime Conference gives boost for tourism

    September 14th, 2015
    Colombo International Maritime Conference gives boost for tourism

    SLTPB and SLAITO take initiative to make Sri Lanka as a turnaround destination for cruise tourism Royal Caribbean Cruises, Royal Asian Cruises participate at the CIMC       Mc Ocean Princess at the passenger terminal of SLPA In an aggressive and positive approach Sri Lanka...