Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 9.7-pct in August

Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 9.7 percent in August 2012 to 79,456 from a year earlier with Western Europe and East Asian growing but...

Mihin Lanka launches regular Colombo to Bahrain service

Sri Lanka's low-cost carrier Mihin Lanka has launched five-weekly services connecting Colombo and Bahrain. Mihin Lanka’s commercial flight service, using its Airbus fleet between Sri...

British Airways earmarks Colombo return

British Airways (BA) is set to resume flights to Sri Lanka after pulling out some ten years ago due to the civil war. According to...

Mihin to fly to Madurai

Soon Madurai airport will see an international flight taking off from its runway. The schedule, submitted by the Mihin Lanka Airlines, a low-cost carrier...

Club Palm Bay Marawila opens a new Banquet Hall

Club Palm Bay Marawila recently opened its remodeled Banquet Hall, in the presence of special invitees and the media. The Banquet Hall has been remodeled...

April tourist arrivals up nine percent

Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 9.0 percent to 65,591 in April this year, which helped raise the number of holidaymakers for the first four...

Sri Lanka records increase in tourist arrivals

Sri Lanka has recorded an increase in the number of tourist arrivals to the country in March, data released by the Tourist Board on...

‘The Firs’ to open in the heart of Nuwara Eliya

The “FIRS” is a little jewel that sits pretty aloft its little hillock overlooking Lake Gregory in the most scenic location in Nuwara Eliya,...

The ‘Queen’ visits Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, along with the officials of Sri Lanka Port Authority, welcomed the vessel ‘Queen Elizabeth’  at a brief ceremony...

Tourism information kiosks at BIA

Sri Lanka Tourism today launched the first tourism information kiosk at the Bandaranaike International airport. The kiosks will operate initially in eight languages and provides...

Sun, sea and sand at Unawatuna

Unawatuna is a beautiful and quiet beach resort just 5 km south of Galle. While Unawatuna suffered heavily in the Tsunami of 2004 it was...

Colombo welcomes luxury ship

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, along with the officials of Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA), welcomed the vessel ‘Arcadia’ yesterday (February 3rd), at a...

Taj Group upbeat about prospects in Sri Lanka

MUMBAI: Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces on Thursday said it has taken up an expansion at its Sri Lanka properties. The company's 'The Gateway Hotel'...

Luxury mini hotel in Colombo

Tucked away in central Colombo, EIGHT is a five bedroom private residence with an indoor swimming pool. Enclosed within high walls guaranteeing complete privacy, EIGHT...

Bollywood star to promote Sri Lanka

Bollywood cinema’s latest female sensation Ms.Sonakshi Sinha is in Sri Lanka on a special promotional assignment in the country. During her four day visit in...

Sri Lanka at French travel market

The annual “IFTM TOP RESA” (International French Travel Market) was held in Paris with the participation of more than 1200 companies, including several Chief...