Flydubai to fly double daily to Sri Lanka

Flydubai, Dubai's innovative low-cost airline, announced that it will fly double daily to Sri Lanka starting this summer, bringing the total number of weekly...

Air Arabia adds Mattala to its Sri Lanka route

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa announced that it has added its second destination...

“Get Sri Lankaned” kicks off in Bangalore

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) appointed Cricketing Legend and Member of Parliament Sanath Jayasuriya as a Tourism Ambassador of Sri Lanka during the...

Commercial operations of Simplifly to launch in March

Simplifly (formerly Deccan Aviation Lanka) has taken delivery of its new amphibian aircraft in December 2012 and is currently in the final stages of...

Queen Mary 2 arrives in Sri Lanka

RMS Queen Mary 2, the flag ship of Cunard Line, arrived in Colombo on her maiden call, on Monday the 4th of February 2013. The...

Sri Lanka Embassy in US hosts tourism event

Continuing its vigorous nation branding campaign in the US, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC embarked on yet another initiative on January...

SriLankan salutes Malaysian Airlines’entry to Oneworld

Malaysia Airlines’ (MH) took its place as the 12th member of the world’s leading airline alliance “oneworld” that brings some of the best and...

Sri Lankan airlines lands at Mattala airport

A Sri Lankan Airlines flight has made its maiden landing at the Mattala international airport in Hambantota, the airline said. In a facebook posting the...

Mattala airport to open in March

The Mattala International Airport will be declared open in March this year, the Minister of Civil Aviation Priyankara Jayaratne told Parliament today. He said that...

AirAsia scraps KL–Colombo route

AIR ASIA will be withdrawing daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo, Sri Lanka, effective Saturday because of commercial reasons. Guests that are affected by the...

Sri Lanka and Spain cheapest destinations to travel

England cricket fans due to follow the national side in forthcoming tours of New Zealand and Australia could find they run out of money...

Sri Lanka’s Edge Hotels and Resorts to start small luxury chain

Edge Hotels and Resorts, a new small luxury hotel chain has signed agreements to start two hotels, with four more planned, Sri Lanka's state...

One millionth tourist arrives to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka welcomed its one millionth tourist to the country at 10 pm last night. The tourist was greeted by senior officials of Sri...

Lanka tops destinations to travel in 2013

UK-based carrier British Airways asked a panel of experts to compile a list of the top 13 new destinations and popular favorite places to...

Lankan skies safe and secure

The official results released recently by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) after carrying out a comprehensive system audit on the State capabilities for...

Taxi campaign to promote Sri Lanka in Munich

A taxi campaign was organised by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin in collaboration with Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau during the ‘October Festival’...

Eastern Hotel Developers redefines simple comfort with Kothmale Holiday Resort

Eastern Hotel Developers have announced holiday offerings said to “encourage travelers to escape the warm temperatures and indulge in the chilly hill side atmosphere...

Five star hotel opens in Pasikuda

President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the first five star hotel in the eastern province. The five star hotel was opened in the Pasikuda tourism zone...

Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel Colombo awarded recertification from Green Globe

Green Globe announced re-certification of the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel Colombo in Sri Lanka. Since the initial onsite audit two years ago, this luxury property...

Google’s Rajan Anandan invests in Lankan travel startup Trekurious

Sri Lanka-based travel portal Trekurious.com has secured first round of funding from Blue Ocean Ventures, promoted by Google India MD Rajan Anandan, and the...