Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka up 2.2-pct in Jan 2019
ECONOMYNEXT – Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in January 2019 rose 2.2 percent from a year earlier to 238,924, the tourism development authority said.
Arrivals grew 3.5 percent in November and 10.3 percent in December with officials saying a constitutional crisis dampened bookings.
In 2018, Sri Lanka welcomed 2,333,796 visitors, up 10.3 percent from a year earlier. (Colombo/Feb12/2019-SB)