Monthly Archive: June 2016

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Sri Lankan food ‘some of the best I’ve had anywhere in the world’

As we all know, Sri Lanka’s spicy and hugely varied cuisine takes some beating. In fact, according to the Helen in Wonderlust blog, “Sri Lankan food is some of the best I’ve had anywhere in the world”. She writes: “I pretty much ate my way around the country, trying anything and everything so I could report back on my findings (the things I do for you guys) from local street food places to higher end restaurants”.

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Destinations News magazine in Dubai is extravagant in its praise of Sri Lanka

It is totally appropriate that the über-high-end Destinations of the World News magazine and website is based in Dubai, where nothing succeeds like excess. But amidst the conspicuous over-consumption and exuberant extravagance—check out Spend It—the mag’s cosmopolitan voice provides a refreshingly readable counterpoint.

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Sri Lanka to enforce new hotel star ranking system to boost tourism

An international-standard star ranking system for Sri Lankan hotels has been launched by government tourism officials, with enforcement backed by tough new penalties. The FT newspaper reports Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Director General Malraj Kiriella as insisting “the mechanism was essential to ensure high industry standards in the future”.

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Top new Sri Lankan tea featured on global packing website

A new brand of Ceylon tea is featured on The Dieline, “the most visited website on package design in the world, capturing a readership spanning millions across hundreds of countries”. The brew, Single Estate, is a new limited-edition collection launched by Jaf Tea, “widely known all over the world for superior quality and outstanding taste”.