First it was ‘influencers’, travellers who used social media to tell the world what a great time they were having as they ticked off their bucket-list destinations.
Now its ‘affluencers’, those who have the money and the means to indulge their every whim—and demand that their chosen destinations live up to their expectations!
Which might help explain why for the past couple of years Sri Lanka has been top of global bucket lists as a must-visit destination that has it all!
The historic Galle Fort, ever-popular Unawatuna beach and a fantastic breakfast in our capital city Colombo were highlights of a recent trip for Business Insider writer Jhinuk Sen.
National Geographic’s sustainable travel expert Costas Christ highlights Sri lanka as one of nine destinations around the world that are “doing tourism right”.
CNN Travel is spotlighting the über-luxurious Amangalla hotel within the historic confines of Galle Fort, one of the eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.
Kat is from Kuala Lumpur—her travel blog Kat Pegi Mana means ‘best places’—and she says “Sri Lanka is simply lovable”.
Amid growing worldwide concern about exploiting elephants for tourism, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka gets the thumbs up.