Travelling to Sri Lanka

Luxury Vessel ‘Queen Elizabeth’ Reaches Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, along with the officials of Sri Lanka Port Authority, welcomed the vessel ‘Queen Elizabeth’ today (30th March), at a brief ceremony held in the Colombo harbour. This luxury carrier, owned by the UK based company Cunard, had more than 2000 tourists on board, consisted of the British, Australia, Japan, South Africa and France nationals.

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Expo 2012: a huge success for Sri Lanka Tourism

Expo 2012, organized by the Export Development Board, provided an ideal opportunity to Sri Lanka Tourism industry to promote its product to the International Market. At the end of the event, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) had been able to achieve its targets successfully.

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Sri Lanka tourism authority to introduce a fully automated licensing system

In order to cater to the growing need of new establishments in the tourism sector Srilanka Tourism Development Authority has introduced a fully automated licensing system. All registered establishments will be able to renew their license and obtain necessary documentation in few hours while new registrations can lodge all applications on line for processing.

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Sri Lanka, an emerging Green Tourism destination in Asia

This is an excerpt from the Key-note address by Dr Nalaka Godahewa, Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism at the 24th Joint Meeting of the UNWTO commission for East Asia , South Asia and the Pacific : UNWTO high level Regional Conference on Green Tourism held in Chiang Mia Thailand on 3rd of May 2012. Read the full speech delivered by Dr. Nalaka Godahewa at

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Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 9 percent in April

May 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 9.0 percent in April this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Wednesday showed.

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Israel   :   Sri Lanka

Embassy of Sri Lanka