Thursday, 26 December 2013 - 16:50
Sri Lanka tourist growth slows in November
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals grew 2.8 percent from a year earlier 112,213 million in November 2013, the slowest growth registered in any month in over three years.
Arrivals so far this year was up 15 percent to 1 million 016,228.
Western European arrivals slumped 2.2 percent with key markets in Netherlands down 30 percent to 1,616 and France down 6.4 percent to 5,091.
Arrivals from UK, Sri Lanka's top market after India, was up 2.5 percent to 11,095 and Germany was up 3.8 percent to 8,468.