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Sri Lanka's FitsAir to start int'l passenger flights in Oct

Colombo/UNI: Sri Lanka's privately-owned airline FitsAir will launch its international passenger flights in October.

Sri Lanka: Four hotels and an Indian fanboy of the island nation

Supriyo Hazra takes you on a merry-go-round of some of Sri Lanka's luxury properties spanning across its iconic beaches, hills, rocks, tea plantations and plains

Sri Lanka to offer multiple entry visas valid up to five years to boost tourism: Harin Fernando

Colombo: Sri Lankan Tourism Minister Harin Fernando has said the country decided to extend its multiple-entry tourist visa up to five years to boost tourism.

Sri Lankan Airlines conducts press trip for Indian media to attend Kandy Esala Perahera 2022

Colombo: As Sri Lanka struggles with political upheaval, tourism is booming, and the island is being inundated with visitors from Europe and India.

Sri Lanka: The Indian Ocean magnet for explorers

Sri Lanka is in the news for all the wrong reasons these days. But this tourist magnet reeling under economic and political turmoil is sure to make it back on the bucket list of global travellers for its innate beauty and spirituality, says Supriyo Hazra as he completes a weeklong visit to the island nation which began in Colombo and ended in Galle

Sri Lanka tourism sector takes huge blows amid ongoing crisis

Colombo: Sri Lanka's hotel industry appears to be on the verge of collapse due to unending political instability, worsening economic crisis and curfews.

SriLankan Airlines continues to consolidate operations to pre-COVID-19 levels with India

New Delhi: SriLankan Airlines has assured Indian travellers that the airline is committed to increase the flights to destinations that were temporarily halted due to the pandemic, restore operations to pre-COVID-19 levels, and offer Indian travelers a wide range of  connections to Sri Lanka.

Covid 19: Sri Lanka extends inter-province travel ban till Oct 31

Colombo/UNI/Xinhua: Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday extended an inter-province travel ban till October 31 to prevent the further spread of Covid-19 cases.

SriLankan Airlines enhances connectivity to Sri Lanka from key Indian cities

Mumbai: SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of oneworld alliance, in a bid to promote greater travel opportunities from India to Sri Lanka, is adding more destinations and frequencies.

Sri Lanka reopens borders after a long-anticipated wait

New Delhi: As the ease in restrictions globally paves way for a strong comeback of international travel, Sri Lanka has taken a big step ahead in reopening its borders for India.

SriLankan Airlines uplifts largest vaccine consignment to Sri Lanka

Colombo: SriLankan Airlines has uplifted another batch of Sinopharm vaccines amounting to four million doses to the country on three dedicated cargo flights.

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.