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Friday, 09 January 2015 - 14:53
Tourism revenue touches US$ 2.5 b
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The Sri Lankan tourism industry, for the first time touched the 2.5 billion dollar revenue mark for 2014.

In addition the industry also for the first time in history passed the 1.5 million tourists arrivals for 2014 recording 1 million 527 thousand 153.

Most of the tourist arrivals were from Western Europe with 479 thousand tourists visiting in 2014, recording a 13.8 percent increase over corresponding 2013 figures.
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