• Sri Lanka tourism - Little attention paid on ROI despite staggering 2.2 million tourists!

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Sri Lanka tourism in 2018 was said to have reached an all-time height, with an astounding 2.2 million tourists visiting the country. As the news articles extensively publicized this staggering rate, little did anyone pay attention to the return in investment and the rush in local sales brought by these tourists.
    Most of the visitors to the country spend less than $ 500 a week, attracting very little income and indirect employment for the locals, which does not contribute to the economy in return. So, what appeared to be the issue here in spite of having a never before seen rate of tourists...
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  • Sri Lanka organizes second edition of So Sri Lanka IRONMAN 70.3

    Sri Lanka organizes second edition of So Sri Lanka IRONMAN 70.3

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau will be the prime sponsor of the So Sri Lanka IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon. It will take place at the Galle Face Green, Colombo on February 24th 2019. For the second consecutive year, the event is arranged by the Pro-Am Serendib, with the aid of several public and private sector organizations.
    The So Sri Lanka IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo's second edition will be brought to you by Sri Lanka Tourism and Promotions Bureau. It would be under the purview of Ministry of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs will experience over 700 athletes from more...
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