Islets off Kalpitiya approved
The island saw 57,142 arrivals in May and 498,319 since January so far.
"The number of Chinese tourists in Sri Lanka is picking up and will increase in the coming months."
"The level of investment needed is difficult to estimate at the moment," Fernando said.
Sri Lanka has already seen over 500,000 foreign visitors so far this year
Sri Lanka has hiked entry fees to botanical gardens by tourists and domestic visitors by around 50 percent from July 01
The 68th annual convention of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is set to be held from July 6 to 9, 2023.
Tourist arrivals are up 27 percent in the first four months.
A book on Sri Lanka's cricket history by UK-based author Nicholas Brookes will help promote the island's status.
Arrivals were down from 125,495 in March
A list of 125 websites released
Entrepreneurs from Sri Lanka and India are encouraged to join this opportunity.
Sri Lanka aims to attract 2 million tourists during the year.
"We know where our country's economy is at right now, and we need the dollars as well."
"Being a country in South Asia, they travel to India and Maldives as well".
Tourism arrivals continue to pick up
The app will be an incentive for expatriates who use formal banking channel
"The target for March 2023 was only 90,000, but we have exceeded that.
"The trend has changed even though we can't find a proper forecast for next month or the month after."
The valuation of the two buildings is yet to be done.
Targeting South Asia, Middle East and Europe
In February, Sri Lanka welcomed 107,639 visitors
So far in the first week of March from 1-6 we 24,363 tourists have arrived.
The app is likely to launched in March, 2023.
They joined about 3000 Sri Lankan pilgrims who travel to the island every year.
Tourism arrivals, revenue hit less than the targets in 2022
2 min read