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).
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.
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 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 ...
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.
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.
US based Marriott International said in a statement that it has signed up with Sri Lanka's East West Properties Plc, to open a 200-room hotel in Weligma, in 2014.The 11-storey Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, will be operated under Marriott's flagship Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand.
"Sri Lanka is a destination that has great potential and opportunity and we hope to capitalise...
The first Tourist Hotel built within the Kuchchaveli Tourism Zone in Trincomalee has been opened. Jungle Beach, the new state of the art Holiday Resort was opened by Minister Basil Rajapaksa this morning. Many programmes are being launched in the Trincomalee District to uplift the tourism industry after the complete elimination of terrorism. Accordingly action ...
The SriLankaTourism Development Authority (SLTDA) has been given permission to set up 300 new hotels. Sources from the Authority say that 200 out of the 300 hotels have not yet carried out an environmental impact assessment (EIA).
Officials of the Consular Corps London are touring Sri Lanka to have a glimpse of the real situation prevailing in the island. A group of members of the Consular Corps London spread throughout the United Kingdom are on a visit to the island to see to themselves the present situation since the liberation of the ...
Jun 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 17.5 percent in May this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the SriLankaTourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Tuesday showed.
Sri Lanka has appointed Bhashwara Senanka Gunarathna to take charge of the country’s Tourism Promotion Bureau, starting from today.
Gunarathna is currently working as a Director General of the Ministry of Economic Development and also function as the Director of the National Zoological Gardens.
His prior experience with the tourism sector has been in his capacity as ...
Sat Jun 02 22:46:34 EDT 2012
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– Yapa AbeywardaneBy Sulochana Ramiah MohanDeputy Minister of Economic Development Lakshman Yapa Abeywardane said he ‘does not know’ about the (three) new appointments of chairmen to SriLankaTourism (SLT) and that he will ‘discuss’ with Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa
Sat Jun 02 16:31:18 EDT 2012
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By our Travel Correspondent Tourism industry, or rather the administration, in the paradise isle has gone back to the 2006 era, where the stakeholder associations and the authorities were pulling in different directions. The whole mechanism had fallen to such low levels that it had come to a stage where the chairman of the Tourist ...