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February 18, 2019
Sri Lanka’s Tourism Development Authority has announced its intention to hit US$5 billion in tourism revenue in 2019. The island nation’s tourism industry hopes to achieve this by inviting over three million foreign visitors to its shores. The number, while ambitious, is well within reach; 2018 saw Sri Lanka’s tourism revenue rise by 11.6 per...
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Given the close cultural and religious ties between Sri Lanka and Thailand, measures are being taken to promote bilateral tourism between the two predominantly Buddhist nations. In order to lay the foundation for this initiative a delegation from Sri Lanka headed by Minister of Tourism Development and Wildlife, John Amaratunga visited Thailand and held a...
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