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Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 10:31
Sri Lanka sees rising number of Middle East tourists
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Sri Lanka expects that tourist arrivals from the Middle East will increase to 10 per cent of the total in 2016.

This was stated by Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga during a news conference at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai yesterday.

The minister informed reporters that tourist arrivals were 7 to 8 per cent last year, and that a 10 percent growth number for this year, is achievable.

He also mentioned that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman are main source of tourists from the region for the island nation.

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