Popular travel magazine Travel + Leisure has ranked Sri Lanka No. 1 in its list of 15 Best Islands in the World.
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador-designate to the Republic of Austria Saroja Sirisena assumed duties in Vienna yesterday (1 July).
Some 30 Sri Lankan companies representing various sectors took part in the 16th China International Small and Medium Fair (CISMEF) last week as part of a Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) campaign to showcase and promote Sri Lankan products to the Asian giant.
The United States yesterday downgraded its travel advisory on Sri Lanka, imposed in the wake of the Easter attacks, from Level 3 to Level 2, advising American citizens travelling to Sri Lanka to exercise "extreme caution".
The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), in partnership with a number of state and private sector stakeholders, today introduced five promotional tour packages targeting Indian tourists.
The luxury cruise liner ‘Europa 2’ docked at the Hambantota Port last week for an overnight stay, allowing over 200 passengers onboard to experience Sri Lanka, a statement from the Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) said.
Four countries have now softened their travel advisories to Sri Lanka urging travelers to be extremely cautious and responsible for their personal safety.
President Maithripala Sirisena is saying that the state of Emergency can be lifted once the one month period is over next month.
Sri Lanka's tourist industry is looking to recover from a massive blow from Easter Sunday bombings, with tighter security and promotions to entice visitors, officials said, but is awaiting a government statement on security.