28.8% increase in Cruise Ship arrivals

MSC Splendida of the MSC Grand Voyages, docked at the port of Colombo from 30th November to 01 December 2018. A group of passengers from Argentina made a private tour of Colombo, Pinnawala, Kandy and Mount Lavinia prepared by Guia Lanka Tours with Spanish guide Vajira.

A remarkable growth of the cruise ships calling at the Port of Colombo has been reported this year. According to the records of Sri Lanka Ports Authority, 45 cruise ships have called at the Port of Colombo in the past 10 months of this year which is a 28.8 % increase compared to the the corresponding period in 2017.

This record-breaking growth is a significant achievement after declaring the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 as tourism and investment years of Sri Lanka by Maithripala Sirisena with the objective of creating a prosperous country.

This record-breaking growth is a significant achievement after declaring the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 as tourism and investment years of Sri Lanka by Maithripala Sirisena with the objective of creating a prosperous country.

MSC Splendida docked at the port of Colombo from 30th November to 01 December 2018.

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