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May 11, 2010 1:02:28 PM - itnnews.lk

Sri Lanka records world’s highest growth in tourism

Sri Lanka tops another list. It has recorded the highest growth in tourist arrivals. The achievement has been made during the first two months of this year. Sri Lanka outperformed 23 other countries with double-digit growth rates.

Tourism is currently the fourth foreign exchange earner of the country, behind foreign remittances, apparel and tea.

With the average tourist arrivals which is around 425,000 to bring in a revenue around US $450 million.

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