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Sri Lanka: Your best post-vaccination destination

A mesmerising Indian Ocean sunset in Galle, snorkelling in the watersport coastal getaway Bentota, trekking to the palace ruins of  Sigiriya rock or watching elephant herd shower in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka packs a world of experiences. For Indians locked up in homes, survival is all about vaccines. But after an air bubble tour of this island nation amid the pandemic, Sujoy Dhar is convinced that the road to rejuvenation is a Sri Lankan Airline flight to Colombo. 

Singapore restricts entry to travellers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Singapore has refused to allow entry to all those who have recently traveled to Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, beginning May 2, following a huge spike in COVID-19 cases in these South Asian nations, the sovereign island-city state said in a notice.   

Sri Lanka to remain open for tourists

Sri Lanka will remain open for tourists, said officials, ending speculation around the possibility of closing down its border as the region braces a resurgent new Covid-19 wave, reported Newswire.

Religious tourism can expand Pakistan-Sri Lanka ties: Pakistan president

Pakistan President Arif Alvi has said people to people contacts and religious tourism provide excellent platforms to further expand bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, ColomboPage website reported.

SriLankan Airlines readies itself for international flights in anticipation of borders opening

Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lanka’s national carrier is ready to spread its wings once again as soon as the island nation decides to open its doors for international tourists.

SriLankan Airlines set to become largest foreign carrier in India with Ahmedabad addition

Kolkata/IBNS: SriLankan Airlines is set to be the largest foreign carrier in India with the launch of services to Ahmedabad, a senior official of the national carrier of Sri Lanka said unveiling plans for India in 2020.

SriLankan Airlines concludes a memorable Melbourne Marathon

Colombo, Oct 17/IBNS: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, coinciding with the second anniversary of its operations to Melbourne, successfully concluded SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon event at the Melbourne Marathon Festival for the third consecutive year.

Jacqueline Fernandez visits Sri Lanka under Cinnamon's ‘Bring a Friend Home’ Campaign

Colombo: Bollywood actress and former Miss Sri Lanka, Jacqueline Fernandez, visited Sri Lanka as the first guest under Cinnamon’s ‘Bring a Friend Home’ (BAFH) campaign.

SriLankan Airlines welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries

Colombo: SriLankan Airlines has welcomed the launch of the free visa on arrival facility that the Government of Sri Lanka is providing to citizens of 48 countries in Australasia, Europe and North America from August 1 for a period of six months as part of a concerted effort to boost tourism into the Indian Ocean island nation.

Experience the best of bush, beach and highlands with Cinnamon in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Cinnamon offers a range of unique stays and experiences that will enable travellers to unwind and kick back whilst rediscovering Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka launches special packages to woo Indian tourists

Mumbai, June 24: To attract Indian outbound tourists, Sri Lanka Tourism in collaboration with SriLankan Airlines, The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) and inbound tour operators has introduced attractive packages, specifically targeting its big neighbour, the number one source market, to revive the industry that had a temporary setback recently from terror attacks.

SriLankan Airlines thanks India for reviewing travel advisory

Colombo, Jun 18 (IBNS): Weeks after the Easter Sunday attack, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have now issued a statement to say the Sri Lanka is getting back to normalcy, prompting SriLankan Airlines to thank India. 

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts showcases Sri Lanka's natural world as sustainable tourism product

As one of the leading hospitality chains in Sri Lanka, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts showcased Sri Lanka’s natural world as a sustainable tourism product. 

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals moves down by 7.5pc in April

Colombo, May 8 (UNI) Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals declined 7.5 per cent in April 2019 compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) have shown.

Sri Lanka to issue visa on arrival for free for some countries

Colombo, Mar 15 (Xinhua) Sri Lanka's Tourism Ministry said on Friday that preparations are underway to issue visa on arrival free of charge for tourists from multiple countries from May 1, to boost arrivals during lean months.