Swiss Air charter flights bring high spenders to Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT – Swiss Air has started “Edelweiss Air” charter flights twice a week to Sri Lanka from 03rd November this year bringing high spenders from a market with a lot of potential, the island’s embassy in Geneva said.

The Sri Lanka Mission in Geneva is collaborating with Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau to promote the island in Switzerland, a statement said.

They have organized Sri Lanka’s participation at “Swiss International Holiday Exhibition” known as “iViaggiatori”, a tourism event that takes place annually in the Italian speaking canton in Switzerland.

It is recognized as one of the prominent tourism trade fairs in Europe.

Switzerland is a well-developed economy with a GDP of CHF 668 billion and a per capita of CHF 79,000, the second highest in the world.

The households’ disposal income estimated to be CHF 400 billion with an average saving rate of 14%.

“Swiss tourists are considered be high spenders in leisure travel,” the statement said.
(Colombo/Nov06/2018)
 

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