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”.
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”.
Don’t ask what this is all about, because it’s a bit of a mystery. Check out the blog, and you’ll see why. All we can glean is that young Jessica travels the world modelling nifty outfits for an outfit called tuula. This this time she’s in Sri Lanka, and if you like great pics of pretty young blondes modelling nifty outfits in exotic locations, this is for you.
The beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s famed Hill Country and Central Highlands are renowned counterpoints to the hustle, bustle and maritime madness of our renowned beaches. Which is why Newspaper, the blog and catchup for high-end techy business types, has focused a travel-section roundup on five of the region’s prime destinations.
Creating pleasure-boat marinas to help promote Sri Lanka’s ongoing tourism drive is a prime focus of the upcoming Boat Show & Fisheries Exhibition Sri Lanka 2016. It will showcase the best of our boatbuilding expertise in the leisure pleasure markets, particularly those devoted to whale-watching, sport fishing and diving.
Delicious street food and Sri Lanka go together, nowhere more so than at the various Nana’s to be found clustered along the seafront at Galle Face Green in Colombo. There’s much else that makes Sri Lanka’s street food cornucopia such and amazing experience, of course, including handy snacks made from just about anything it’s possible to cook and serve.