The Daily News reports that tourism has seen a 15% increase over last year, which Tourism Minister John Amaratunge attributes to “participating in 46 trade fairs, road shows and all the major travel fairs in the world”.
Monthly Archive: October 2016
A big boost for tourism in Sri Lanka has been signalled by its winning bid to stage the French Travel Congress, when 500 members of Les Journées des Entrepreneurs du Voyages (JEV) will arrive in Colombo.
The Huffington Post UK extols our wildlife, food and beaches, our own Sunday Times hikes the Devil’s Staircase, Himalaya Airlines has launched twice-weekly Kathmandu-Colombo direct flights, Sri Lanka “has far too much diversity to cover in a single long weekend”, and The Australian highlights an elephant safari.
It’s not for nothing that Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka’s Hill Country is known as Little England. The posher parts of this former summer retreat for British colonial rulers are quintessentially UK Home Counties, and proud of it.
Exploring Ella: Adam’s Peak Hike, waterfalls and Jetwing hotels Glamourous Vanilla Sky Dreaming veteran travel writer and blogger Hofit Kim Cohen was delighted to get the chance to visit Ella, the spectacular Hill Country...