USAID and Kandy Hoteliers Association successfully launches the Kandy chapter of the Young Tourism Ambassador Initiative Opening up exciting opportunities for youth in tourism and hospitality By Shayanika Fernando The Kandy chapter of the Young Tourism Ambassador Initiative was launched […]
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The Debate of export status By Srilal Miththapala “Recently there has been suggestions made by the new Government that tourism should be considered as an export industry and given the due status. The President of The Hotels’ Association of Sri […]
Built in the fifth century, Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya fortress attracted the attention of British archaeologists in the 1800s, who were amazed by its leonine rock art and beautiful frescoes.
Original Source: http://www.ft.lk/columns/A-room-glut-and-cutthroat-competition-/4-685127 A room glut and cutthroat competition ? By Srilal Miththapala Sri Lanka tourism was riding high early this year, with arrivals for the first three months reaching 740,600 and exceeding last year by close to 5%. However […]
Traditionally one of the main indices by which tourism performance is assessed the world over, is by analyzing the total tourist arrivals into a country. Historically Sri Lanka also has been adopting this method. However, Sri Lanka seems to place too much of emphasis on arrivals only, to determine the ‘health’ of tourism.[…]