Saturday, 16 November 2013 - 20:03
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals tops 904,000
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals have topped 904,000 and is reaching towards a million tourists by the end of November 2013.
"We are almost passing through the one million tourist arrival mark this month," Don S Jayaweera, director general of the Sri Lanka Tourist Authority told a Commonwealth Business Forum in Colombo earlier this week.
Up to September 2013 Sri Lanka welcomed 801,210 visitors up 15.5 percent from a year earlier.
Sri Lanka is targeting 1.2 million tourist arrivals in 2013 up from a million in 2012.