Dr. Nalaka Godahewa has resigned from his post as Chairman of SriLankaTourism Development Authority, exactly one month after being appointed as the new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
By Marianne David Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo won two coveted awards at the fifth annual SriLankaTourism Awards – the Best Five Star City Hotel Award and the Best Host Hotel Spa. SriLankaTourism Awards 2011 awarded high performers across 11 categories and evaluated hotels in the industry
The Twenty20 World Cup which will be kicked off from Hambantota this evening will provide SriLankaTourism the opportunity to place its logo in the Mid wicket area of the ground, where the matches will be played.
SriLankaTourism says this is a massive opportunity for SriLankaTourism
MasterCard Worldwide, a global payments and technology company, and the SriLankaTourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) on Friday signed an agreement to facilitate the development of cross border tourism, with a specific focus on attracting India’s tourists.
At the recently held SriLankaTourism Awards, The International Hotel School affiliated with the Mount Lavinia Hotel Group won the award for small scale enterprise in the discipline of tourism education and training efforts.
The Sri Lanka embassy in the Russian Federation received a special evaluation award at the SriLankaTourism Awards 2011 ceremony held recently in recognition of the services it had rendered in promoting Sri Lanka as a tourist destination among Russian, Ukrainian and Kazakhstan tourists.
The fifth edition of andlsquo;SriLankatourism awardsandrsquo; ceremony was held last Thursday (August 31) at the Waterandrsquo;s Edge with the participation of a large number of hoteliers and other stakeholders of the tourism industry.
The decision of the SriLankaTourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to offer Kalpitiya (Puttalam), Kuchchaveli (Eastern Coast), Passikuda (Batticaloa), Dedduwa Lake and land near the Yala National Park for development with the approval of the government is indeed a golden opportunity
Sri Lanka has appointed Dr. Nalaka Godahewa as the new Chairman of the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission.
This was confirmed to News360.lk by Deputy Secretary to the Treasury S. R. Attygalle.
Apart from the latest position Godahewa is currently holding the Chairmanship of the SriLanka
HVS published an article in June 2011, providing an overview of the tourism landscape in Sri Lanka and the various factors that could lead to robust tourism growth in the country after the war ended in 2009. The article also included the tourism vision for the country and its objective of achieving 2.5 million tourist arrivals by 2016. This article seeks to highlight how that vision of tourism ...
Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ministry of Economic Development has received applications tourism sector projects with investments worth over US$ 2 billion in the first seven months of this year, the deputy Economic Development Minister Lakshman Abeywardena said.
Measures are in place to recruit 16,478 graduates to the Economic Development Ministry. A decision has been made to recruit 16,478 graduates who had completed their six months training to the Economic Development Ministry. They are to be recruited under the programme mooted by the Government to take in graduates to the Public Service. Minister ...
Mon Aug 20 16:22:26 EDT 2012
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Last week I had the opportunity of meeting Hermawan Kartajaya, one of the top 50 gurus who has shaped the world of marketing. His perspective to the changing landscape of marketing and what business must do sure opened my mind set to a new way of thinking business and Sri Lanka’s policy decision making. Hermawan ...
Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose 7.8 percent in July this year compared to the same period last year. Data released by the SriLankaTourism Development Authority showed that the month recorded 90,338 tourist arrivals compared to the 83,786 arrived in July last year. Tourist arrivals
Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 7.8 percent in July this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the SriLankaTourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Tuesday showed.
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The online visa approval system introduced at the beginning of this year has brought in record revenue to the government to the tune of billions of rupees, the government has said. In the first seven months of the year the government has earned over Rs. 1.2 billion through the on line visa approval system, the ...
Sri Lanka’s historic Kandy Esala Perahera which is now ongoing, has seen record number of foreigners arriving in the hill capital to witness the cultural pageant.
SriLankaTourism says around 6000 tourists have visited the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic and the visitors exceeding a figure
Over 1000 classy motor cars vanish into thin air
By Elmo Leonard
Currently, over 1,000 high quality cars obtained on a monthly fee by mushrooming rent-a-car companies cannot be accounted for, insurance companies said. In a typical and recent case, a lady set up a rent-a-car company in Nawala. She carried paper advertisements for prestigious makes of motor cars for a monthly fee. The lady collect...
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo excelled in the 21st National Bartender’s Cocktail and Flaring competition held at the BMICH on the 15th of July 2012. Three talented members of the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo team went through to represent the hotel in the finals. The finalists wowed judges at the Hotel Show with Chandika Thilakarathna and Dinusha Vilashani ...
Zhang Yi Fin and Shen Yao, a Chinese couple yesterday got married in Sri Lanka and is currently spending their honeymoon enjoying mainly in the country’s beautiful beaches.
Ironically both of them have not visited Sri Lanka before the trip they made to the country, to tie the knot.
Both Zhang Yi and Shen Yao who respectively ...
July 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 21.6 percent in June this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the SriLankaTourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Friday showed.