Last Monday (28) was a crucial day for Sri Lanka’s tourism when a charter plane carrying 215 Ukrainian tourists landed in the island- an event the Tourism Minister says is a positive move towards resurrecting the hard-hit industry.
Chairman SLTPB, Kishu Gomes presents a token to President DRV Norbert Fiebig. Picture by Sudath Malaweera
The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) is to launch an extensive awareness campaign on attractions of the North.
This comes after the Jaffna International Airport was declared open on 17th of October 2019 adding a new chapter to the civil aviation history in Sri Lanka.
Vistara, India’s full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, on Friday announced a daily (except Wednesdays) direct service to Colombo, Sri Lanka from November 25 onwards, making it the fourth international destination in its fast-expanding network.
Sri Lankan Tourism will be the Premier Partner at WTM London 2019 as the island’s tourism industry continues it’s resolute for recovery.
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka signed an agreement with Star Class Hotel (Pvt) Ltd., to set up 67 room 5-star hotel which will be located at Mavilamada Road, Kandy.
The Agreement was signed by Mangala Yapa, Chairman of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and Mohamed Nazar Mahamed Rizan, Managing Director of the Company.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed for the first cable car project in Sri Lanka to be built in Nuwara Eliya today (October 13). The relevant agreement was signed under the patronage of the Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake, at the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council premises.
State-run SriLankan Airlines said it had won the award for ‘Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’, World Travel Awards held this year in Phu Quoc, Vietnam.