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.