More good news for visitors to Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, widely hailed as the fastest-growing tourists market. The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) has carried out another dengue prevention and clean-up campaign throughout the city, which was flooded by the last monsoon rains.
Monthly Archive: September 2016
It took five hours to get there, “but as the bus was driving through the town’s main road, which runs parallel to the moon shaped golden beach, we could already see it was worth it”.
Sri Lanka Tourism has concluded its wide range of road shows in Eastern Europe, including Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, with Pledge Holidays at the forefront of this drive “to develop trade contacts in order to expand the Eastern European tourism market”.
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) has reinforced ‘World Tourism Day 2015’ by announcing a partnership with Colombo University’s economic faculty and key private-sector organisations.
Hikkaduwa on Sri Lanka’s west coast is renowned as a party beach, so who better to write about it than a ditzy marketing lady who works for a glitzy fashion portal? Bijal Soni heads the PR department at Namshi.com, the self-proclaimed “Middle East’s number one online fashion retailer”.
Some of the world’s top bloggers, travel writers and key influencers underscore why Sri Lanka is one of the fastest-growing tropical tourism destinations, combining sun, sea and sand with wildlife, nightlife, and the secrets of a life worth living! Enjoy!
A major challenge facing Sri Lanka’s bid to attract more tourists, particularly from China, is competition from our tropical Asian neighbours. This is especially the case with Thailand, with its thriving nightlife and hospitality industries, its sea, sand and sun culture built up and perfected over decades.
The Guardian UK reports in glowing terms on the Ulpotha yoga retreat in Sri Lanka, The Telegraph Luxury Travel section hails “Sri Lanka’s return to peace and splendour”, The Australian spins its wheels with an account of an island-wide cycle tour, and more.