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Ambitious Plans Underway for SL: Aims to Become a ‘Happening’ Tourist Destination

Sri Lanka’s tourism industry is experiencing a significant rebound, with projected revenue expected to reach USD 1 billion by the end of March 2024. This…

Sri Lanka Gears Up for Tourism Boom: Visa Extension and Last-Minute Appeal Drive Growth

Sri Lanka’s tourism industry anticipates a significant surge in 2024, aiming to attract 2.3 million visitors. A key driver is the strategic extension of visa…

Vesak Day 2024: A Cultural Celebration

Though celebrated by many nations, Vesak’s official declaration as a Buddhist holy day occurred in 1950 during the World Fellowship of Buddhists’ meeting in Sri…

Sri Lankan Tourism Focuses on Influencer Marketing: In the Aftermath of Nas Daily Success

Building on the success of social media influencer Nas Daily’s viral video, the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) is implementing a targeted influencer marketing…

China to Fund Sri Lankan Religious Tourism Project – Tapping Into a Key Market Segment 

Sri Lanka’s religious tourism sector is set to receive a significant boost as China has agreed to provide funding for a project in this sector,…

Sri Lanka’s Defence Force Ventures into Sri Lanka Tourism Frontier — Exploring new tourism horizons

Minister of Tourism Harin Fernando will convene with the heads of the armed forces and police to strategise tourism projects, aiming to enrich visitor experiences….

Condé Nast Traveller Puts Sri Lanka in the Spotlight – Highlighting Island Allures

Sri Lanka’s cultural experiences and stunning landscapes have garnered the attention of the renowned travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller. In its 14th January 2024, list…

Sri Lanka Continues to Record Rise in Tourists – A Significant Increase from Last Year

Sri Lanka has seen a remarkable increase in international arrivals this year which bodes well for the local tourism industry. February 2024 marked a post-pandemic…

AirAsia X Launch Direct Flights to Kazakhstan – Airline Broadens its Horizons to Central Asia

AirAsia X has inaugurated its highly anticipated Kuala Lumpur-Almaty route, signifying a historic moment as the first direct passenger service between Malaysia and Kazakhstan. Launched…

Mahasivaratri Day Coming to Sri Lanka – Occasions of Delight and Culture

Maha Shivaratri, an annual Hindu festival venerating Lord Shiva, the god associated with destruction and renewal, is celebrated on the 13th night and 14th day…