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...

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and MasterCard sign agreement on cross-border tourism

MasterCard cardholders traveling to Sri Lanka will soon have even more reasons to enjoy their stay. MasterCard Worldwide and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau...

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...