Sri Lanka is tapping into new markets for tourism and this year, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Iran organised a tourism promotion event in Tehran. Guests who attended the event included travel agents, journalists, airline representatives, travel consultants and bloggers.
Vipulatheja Wishwanath Aponsu, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Iran mentioned that tourists from Iran can help the country with strengthening bilateral relations and build people-to-people connections. Visitors will also have a choice of the best hotels Sri Lanka under popular chains like Aitken Spence Hotels for a stay. A Director from the Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau described the destination at a place of natural wonders, age-old history, a unique way of life with delicious authentic cuisine as well. The country’s hospitality is clearly unmatched as tourists are treated with utmost respect making Sri Lanka a very safe holiday destination.