Monday, 08 June 2015 - 11:39
May arrivals grow by 26.1%
Sri Lanka tourism’s May arrivals grew by 26.1 percent this year, over a year earlier.
With the arrival of Philippine beauty Miss Earth Jamie Harrel to Sri Lanka, the country has been ranked number one by Master Card, as the 10th fastest growing cities in the world.
Sri Lanka crossed the 714,584 visitors as at end May 2015.
Sri Lanka's capital city of Colombo was ranked first by Master card traveller with a staggering 21% surge, with Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province following in 2nd, Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE ranked 3rd in terms of growth.