Japanese Travel Agents Visit Sri Lanka

Japanese Travel Agents Visit Sri Lanka »

4 Dec, 2019

Twenty-five member Japanese Travel Agents and Tour Operators are now in Sri Lanka on a familiarization visit to witness the current situation in the country, especially after the Easter Sunday attack.

Vistara , India’s finest full service carrier inaugurates Mumbai – Colombo service

Vistara , India’s finest full service carrier inaugurates Mumbai – Colombo service »

3 Dec, 2019

Vistara Airlines, India’s finest full service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines inaugurated their service to Colombo on the 25th of November 2019, at the Bandaranaike International Airport, (BIA) amidst a warm welcome given by officials of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Industry representatives and senior officials.

Sri Lanka Tourism holds ‘’Taste of Abu Dhabi ‘’ in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in the U.A.E

Sri Lanka Tourism holds ‘’Taste of Abu Dhabi ‘’ in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in the U.A.E »

25 Nov, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Abu Dhabi organized a Sri Lankan tourism promotion event titled ‘’ The Taste of Abu Dhabi ‘’ at the du Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 07th to 09th November 2019.

Sri Lanka Participates at Travel News Market 2019- Stockholm

Sri Lanka Participates at Travel News Market 2019- Stockholm »

25 Nov, 2019

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in partnership with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participated at Travel News Market 2019 held at the Stockholm Waterfront on 07th November.

Sri Lanka makes a hall mark at the Swiss International Holiday Exhibition in Lugano, Switzerland

Sri Lanka makes a hall mark at the Swiss International Holiday Exhibition in Lugano, Switzerland »

18 Nov, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) was able to make a considerable impact on the international community with its tourism products, culture and scenic locations with its participation at the Swiss International Holiday Exhibition in Lugano, in Switzerland, which was held from 1st -3rd November 2019.

Sri Lanka Tourism partners with several International Organizations at IMM Asia 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism partners with several International Organizations at IMM Asia 2019 »

18 Nov, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism took part at the International Media Market place (IMM) Asia held in Macao, China, from 21st to 22nd October 2019, by partnering with Macao Tourism and many regional tourism bodies.

Sri Lanka promotes tourism at the International Tourism and Travel Show in Montreal

Sri Lanka promotes tourism at the International Tourism and Travel Show in Montreal »

18 Nov, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in collaboration with the Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa participated at the International Tourism and Travel Show which took place at the Place Bonaventure in Montreal

Popular Travel blog ‘’My Adventure across the world ‘’ takes Sri Lanka to the centre stage

Popular Travel blog ‘’My Adventure across the world ‘’ takes Sri Lanka to the centre stage »

15 Nov, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau was able to further spread the message to the world regarding Sri Lanka ‘s unique potential as a travel destination, by bringing down the Italian based female Travel Blogger, Claudia Tavani, under SLTPB ‘s Travel Blogger & Influencer program.

Sri Lanka dazzles as Premier Partner at World Travel Market

Sri Lanka dazzles as Premier Partner at World Travel Market »

13 Nov, 2019

The world’s leading travel and trade show opened in London, UK on 4th November 2019 on a grand scale. This year Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) collaborated with WTM to be the ‘Premier Partner’ of the event.

A high profile delegation from Belgium arrives in Sri Lanka for a familiarization visit

A high profile delegation from Belgium arrives in Sri Lanka for a familiarization visit »

6 Nov, 2019

A delegation from the Association of Belgian Travel Organizers (ABTO) arrived in Sri Lanka on the 27th of October 2019, following the invitation of Hon. Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife & Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga, in support of Sri Lanka Tourism recovery efforts.

Sri Lanka shows its prestige at JATA Tourism Expo 2019

Sri Lanka shows its prestige at JATA Tourism Expo 2019 »

6 Nov, 2019

Sri Lanka was able to create a positive impact on its Japanese counterparts about its uniqueness as a travel destination, by participating at the JATA Tourism Expo 2019 held in Osaka, Japan, 24th – 27th of October 2019. The Tourism Expo in Japan is one of the biggest trade and consumer oriented travel fair.

Sri Lanka strikes a promising high at Travel Fair in Italy

Sri Lanka strikes a promising high at Travel Fair in Italy »

18 Oct, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) along with a contingent of 20 leading industry travel trade representatives participated at the renowned Italian tourism Fair TTG Incontri 2019 which was held in Rimini, Italy from 09th-11th October 2019.

Australian Travel Agents impressed with Sri Lanka Tourism

Australian Travel Agents impressed with Sri Lanka Tourism »

18 Oct, 2019

A group of over 60 Australian travel agents arrived in Sri Lanka recently on a week-long tour, from 4th to 13th of October 2019, to explore the uniqueness of Sri Lanka and a large number of holiday opportunities to choose from. The group was under the guidance of Mr. Dennis Bunnik, Chairman of the Council of Australian Tour Operators, (CATO) who previously visited Sri Lanka and also met Hon. Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife & Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga.

Culinary Adventure by Popular YouTubers – Chopstick Travel  Recognizing Jaffna

Culinary Adventure by Popular YouTubers – Chopstick Travel Recognizing Jaffna »

14 Oct, 2019

Under the Sri Lanka Tourism’s Travel Blogger & Influencer Program, Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson of ‘’Chopstick Travel’’ - the popular Food Travel based YouTube channel visited Sri Lanka recently to explore Sri Lanka’s culinary diversity filled with rich flavors. Chopstick Travel is one of the growing international culinary travel channels on You Tube boasts over 93 million global views and over 500,000 subscribers.

Sri Lanka showcases sustainable tourism at MATTA Trade Fair 2019

Sri Lanka showcases sustainable tourism at MATTA Trade Fair 2019 »

4 Oct, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) exhibited Sri Lanka as a sustainable and diverse travel destination at the recently concluded Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) fair in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sri Lanka Tourism Celebrates World Tourism Day BIA

Sri Lanka Tourism Celebrates World Tourism Day BIA »

28 Sep, 2019

The World Tourism Organization of the United Nations has proclaimed World Tourism Day since 1998 on 27 September. Celebrating World Tourism Day is aimed at raising awareness about the role of tourism around the world and promoting social, cultural, political and economic values.

Commitment to Sustainable tourism renews in UNWTO General Assembly

Commitment to Sustainable tourism renews in UNWTO General Assembly »

19 Sep, 2019

Travel News from Sri Lanka: UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, accompanied by Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs, John

The legendary Ramayana Trail begins with India’s leading travel writers and social media influencers

The legendary Ramayana Trail begins with India’s leading travel writers and social media influencers »

12 Sep, 2019

A familiarization tour of Sri Lanka's historic monuments connected with the Ramayana Legend was organized by SriLankan Airlines, the Sri Lankan National Carrier and a member of the Oneworld alliance. The familiarization tour offered a chance for visiting social media influencers,

Sri Lanka Tourism gears up for the So Sri Lanka Pro 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism gears up for the So Sri Lanka Pro 2019 »

7 Sep, 2019

The World Surfing League Qualifying Series 3000, also known as So Sri Lanka Pro 2019, is scheduled to take place at Arugam Bay's World Class Point Break from September 25th to 29th of this month, attended by over 70 surfers from 18 countries.

Visa Relax Countries to Sri Lanka

Visa Relax Countries to Sri Lanka »

2 Sep, 2019

As one of the many efforts to revive the tourism industry and take back the number of visitors lost as a result of the Easter Sunday attacks, 48 countries

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau hosts networking session for travel bloggers

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau hosts networking session for travel bloggers »

25 Aug, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) hosted a networking event at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo for a group of prominent social media influencers and travel bloggers to welcome them as well as to felicitate those who have made an exceptional contribution to promoting the destination.

International Culinary YouTubers Explore Colombo Cuisine

International Culinary YouTubers Explore Colombo Cuisine »

25 Aug, 2019

Canadian YouTubers Luke Martin and Chopstick Travel's Sabrina Davidson are presently working directly with the Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau in Sri Lanka to encourage tourism for the island.

Rafting in Kitulgala attracts foreigners

Rafting in Kitulgala attracts foreigners »

24 Aug, 2019

In the wake of the Easter bomb blasts, the amount of foreign visitors has now increased and a large number of them are engaged in rafting, tourist guides in Kitulgala said Yatiberiya.

Chinese Journalists fascinated by the beauty of Sri Lanka

Chinese Journalists fascinated by the beauty of Sri Lanka »

9 Aug, 2019

SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lankan's National Carrier and Oneworld alliance member, organized a familirization tour for a group of journalists representing China's leading newspaper. China is one of Sri Lanka's main airline markets and one of Sri Lanka's top tourism feeder markets, the airline has steered numerous measures to maintain Sri Lanka's attractiveness as a desired destination among Chinese travelers, post-Easter.

SriLankan Airlines welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries

SriLankan Airlines welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries »

5 Aug, 2019

SriLankan Airlines welcomes the launch, as part of a concerted attempt to increase tourism in the Indian Ocean island nation, of the free visa on arrival unit that the Government of Sri Lanka is providing to residents of 48 nations in Australasia, Europe, and North America from 1 August for a period of six months.

Advisory issued from SriLankan Airlines on the London Heathrow strike »

5 Aug, 2019

SriLankan Airlines has made preparations to minimize inconvenience to its valued passengers at London’s Heathrow Airport that may occur as a result of the strike action planned by ground staff of Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) on the 5th and 6th of August.