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Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in February 2012 Up by 27pct

15th March 2012, www.lankabusinessonline.com Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals increased 27 percent to 83,549 in February 2012, from a year earlier, and visitors during the first two months were up 21 percent to 169,423, the state tourist promotion offic...
by InvestSriLanka on Mar 16, 2012

Sri Lanka Tourism Focuses on Asia & Middle East over Europe. China to be Targeted in the Next 5 Years

04th March 2012, www.island.lk A top official in the tourism industry says that tourism growth potential lies in Asia and Middle East compared to Europe, therefore Sri Lanka Tourism will focus more on these regions, especially China in the next 5 ye...
by InvestSriLanka on Mar 6, 2012

Sri Lanka Attracts Chinese Tourists with Admiral Zheng He Who Visited the Country Six Times in the14th Century

31st January 2012, www.news360.lk Sri Lanka Tourism is planning to attract Chinese tourists to visit the Island by using the influence of the Great Chinese Naval Admiral of the 14th Century “Zheng He”. According to Sri Lanka Tourism, Zheng He h...
by InvestSriLanka on Feb 16, 2012

Sri Lanka Tourism Chief Confirms Post War Rebound and Industry Targets on Course. Confident $ 2bn Tourism Earnings in 2012

23rd January 2012, www.ft.lk Confirming post-war rebound is gathering pace the Sri Lanka Tourism Chairman Dr. Nalaka Godahewa on Saturday said several industry targets were on course. “Construction of 9,400 new rooms have been approved and a furt...
by InvestSriLanka on Jan 22, 2012

800,000th Tourist in 2011 to Visit Sri Lanka Welcomed at Bandaranaike International Airport

19th December 2011, srilanka.travel Achieving another remarkable milestone in the country’s booming tourism industry, Sri Lanka Tourism welcomed the arrival of 800,000th tourist in year 2011 at the Bandaranaike International Airport today (19th De...
by InvestSriLanka on Jan 3, 2012

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in June 2011 Up by 20pct

13th July 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comTourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose 19.9 percent in June to 53,636 with the Middle East and Asia driving growth and Western Europe flattening, data from the tourism promotion office showed.Visitors from South...
by InvestSriLanka on Jul 13, 2011

Eastern Sri Lanka Tourism Takes Off with 1,000 Star Class Rooms in Pasikuda

19th June 2011, www.sundayobserver.lk, By Shirajiv SirimaneThe picturesque Pasikuda beach, considered to be one of the top beaches in the world, was first declared a tourist zone in 1971. Unfortunately, the zone was confined to a name board. A few pr...
by InvestSriLanka on Jun 29, 2011

Eastern Sri Lanka Tourism Takes Off with 1,000 Star Class Rooms in Pasikuda

19th June 2011, www.sundayobserver.lk, By Shirajiv SirimaneThe picturesque Pasikuda beach, considered to be one of the top beaches in the world, was first declared a tourist zone in 1971. Unfortunately, the zone was confined to a name board. A few pr...
by InvestSriLanka on Jun 29, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in May 2011 Up by 39pct

25th June 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comTourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose 39 percent to 48,000 in May 2011 from a year earlier, led by increases in visitors from India and East Asia, data from the tourist promotion office showed.Last year arrival...
by InvestSriLanka on Jun 26, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in May 2011 Up by 39pct

25th June 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comTourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose 39 percent to 48,000 in May 2011 from a year earlier, led by increases in visitors from India and East Asia, data from the tourist promotion office showed.Last year arrival...
by InvestSriLanka on Jun 26, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in April 2011 Up by 66.7pct

13th May 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comTourist arrivals into Sri Lanka rose 66.7 percent to 63,835 in April 2011 from a year ago with sharp increases in visitors from south Asia and the traditional Western European markets. Total arrivals were up...
by InvestSriLanka on May 14, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in March 2011 Up by 43.5pct

12th April 2011, www.lbr.lkSri Lanka's tourism arrivals rose 43.5 percent in March 2011 to 75,130, with steep increases seen from South Asia and several European generating markets, data from the tourist promotion office showed.March arrivals were th...
by InvestSriLanka on Apr 22, 2011

Dutch Family Makes 250,000th Tourist Arrival in Sri Lanka for 2010

21st April 2011, www.news360.lkA Dutch National and his family were into a surprise when they landed at the Bandaranayake International Airport last evening to spend a holiday in Sri Lanka.Ronke Noordhuis was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Tourism officia...
by InvestSriLanka on Apr 22, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in February 2011 Up by 14.8pct

14th March 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comSri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 14.8 percent to 65,797 in February 2011 from a year earlier, though visitors from key generating markets in the United Kingdom and Germany dropped.February arrivals were al...
by InvestSriLanka on Mar 14, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in January 2011 Up by 46pct

15th February 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comTourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in January 2011 rose 46.2 percent to 74,197 with Western Europe generating 32,627 and India being the single most important country with 13,786 visitors.Visitors from Wester...
by InvestSriLanka on Feb 16, 2011

Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals in December up 46.8pct. 2010 ull Year up 46.1pct

12th January 2011, www.lankabusinessonline.comSri Lanka's tourist arrivals in December 2010 rose 48.8 percent to 84,627 from a year earlier, driven by sharp increases from traditional European markets seen due to the winter season, official data show...
by InvestSriLanka on Jan 14, 2011

31pct more British Tourists visit Sri Lanka from January to November in 2010

22nd December 2010, ukinsrilanka.fco.gov.ukAccording to the statistics, there are 95,320 British tourists have visited Sri Lanka from 1st January 2010 to 30th November 2010 – a 31% increase compared to last year. According to statistics published b...
by InvestSriLanka on Dec 28, 2010

Where Is Sri Lanka Tourism Going? And the Need to Address Many Complex Challenges Ahead - By Srilal Miththapala

By courtesy of www.thesundayleader.lkJust over a year ago, I penned an article entitled “Sri Lanka Tourism — Quo Vadis” where I raised the issues and challenges Sri Lanka was facing in developing its tourism industry. Of course, that was during...
by Lakdora on Aug 28, 2010

Where Is Sri Lanka Tourism Going? And the Need to Address Many Complex Challenges Ahead - By Srilal Miththapala

By courtesy of www.thesundayleader.lkJust over a year ago, I penned an article entitled “Sri Lanka Tourism — Quo Vadis” where I raised the issues and challenges Sri Lanka was facing in developing its tourism industry. Of course, that was during...
by Lakdora on Aug 28, 2010


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