Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) was able to make an impressive contribution at the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) which was held from 30th October to 01st November 2019, at Shanghai Exhibition Center, China. SLTPB participated at this event for the second consecutive year to provide an opportunity for the luxury segment of Travel & LeisureRead More Sri Lanka highlights its Tourism Potential at the ILTM 2019 Shanghai, China December, 13, 2019
It was named Lonely Planet’s top destination for 2019, but the Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka saw the country’s booming tourism industry suffer tremendously. Now things are on the mend, with a new world No.1 ranking — and this time it’s voted by travellers. Sri Lanka has been named No.1 in Travel + Leisure’s World’s BestRead More It’s back: This island is world No.1 again
The Port of Colombo welcomed the ‘Mein Schiff 6’ last morning, on her maiden call in Sri Lanka. Having arrived at 0600 hrs. from Mumbai in India, the vessel sailed at 2300, heading for Port Kelang, her next port of call. Operated by The TUI Cruises Fleet, the ‘Mein Schiff 6’ is a sister vesselRead More ‘Mein Schiff 6’ makes maiden call to Port of Colombo
Sustainability Committee Pledges to make Colombo hotels’ operations plastic-free by March 2020 The Colombo City Tourist Hotels Association (CCTHA) yesterday announced its pledge to eliminate the use of single-use plastic to preserve Sri Lanka’s appeal as a top tourist destination. The CCTHA which consists of 37 hotels has reached an agreement to identify keyRead More CCTHA unites to promote sustainable tourism in Sri Lanka
Together with 6 international travel bloggers & Influencers from UK, Netherlands, Singapore, India, USA, Sri Lanka Tourism’s Blogger Programme kicked off the very first “Destination Promotional Familiarization Tour with Nature Concern “initiative by planting 200 trees within the areas of Badulla District (Alugolla Hill) where the area was affected by Soil Erosion & Landslides. DaveRead More International Travel Influencers step-up to Give back to the nature in Sri Lanka
Costa Victoria, the Victoria class cruise ship operated by Italian Cruise company Costa Criciere, Europes, which is a leading cruise company in Venice, Italy, called at Colombo Port on 5th November 2019. It was given a warm welcome by the Tourist Information Centre officers of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau(SLTPB), where the visitors were ableRead More Costa Victoria makes her debut call at the port of Colombo November, 8, 2019
By Aysha Maryam Cassim The first-of-its-kind Ayurveda Symposium, hosted by Siddhalepa in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Health, was held on 5 October at the Siddhalepa Ayurveda Resort and Spa in Wadduwa. The conclave brought together practitioners, professionals and scholars from the Ayurveda fraternity to take the wisdom of Ayurvedic livingRead More Siddhalepa Ayurveda Symposium: Sharing the wisdom of life with the world
Sri Lanka Ports Authority is partnering with the Ironman 70.3, one of a series of long-distance triathlon races, going to be held in Colombo on Sunday (24 February) for the second consecutive year.
Around 739 athletes from 58 countries will swim, cycle and run, covering a distance of 113 kilometres or 70.3 miles in the event. Certainly, this event will motivate our local athletes and this will give them valuable networking opportunities.
Lonely Planet nombrado Sri Lanka como destino No: 1 para 2019