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Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Seeking solace in Sri Lanka – MyStatesman.com Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, May 05, 2018On the three-hour drive from Colombo to Sri Lanka’s far southern coast, my driver says very little. Occasionally he points out a tea plantation, a crew of fishermen working together in one long line to pull a heavy net from the sea or a gleaming, golden Buddha anchoring the exterior of a temple. When he speaks again after a companionable period of silence, I am struck by…

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Sri Lanka trade mission visits UAE to promote domestic tourism – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Sri Lanka trade mission visits UAE to promote domestic tourism DUBAI – Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a three-day promotional mission to the United Arab Emirates as part of its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka. Headed by Madubhani Perera, Director/Marketing, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, a delegation of thirty-three partners from Sri Lanka’s tourism and hospitality industries visited Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and…

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Pound exchange rate: The countries where British sterling is up on last year – The Independent – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Pound exchange rate: The countries where British sterling is up on last year – The Independent A turbulent political landscape means the pound has had a rocky time of it over the last 12 months. Brexit took its toll, with sterling plummeting from £1 to €1.3 to £1 to €1.16 overnight in the wake of the decision. The exchange rate has fluctuated many times since then, but it’s never recovered to the heady heights of pre-EU referendum rates, and at…

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Where to tie the knot in Sri Lanka – Condé Nast Traveller India – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Where to tie the knot in Sri Lanka – Condé Nast Traveller India There’s no better setting to tie the knot than the beach—the whisper of waves is your soundtrack, the blues of the ocean your backdrop. But yes, the excitement of it all only goes a level up when a new place is involved. So, when you’re scouting for the perfect place for a destination wedding, consider the sandy coast and Dutch-era charm of Negombo as the ideal option.…

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