Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 32.6 percent in January
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals jumped by 32.6 percent in January this year compared to the same period in 2013.
The month recorded 146 thousand 575 tourists arriving in the country compared to the 110,543 arrived in January 2013.
Arrivals from North America rose by 22.4 percent with 6,909 visitors for the month of January. Tourist arrivals from the US increased 31.5 percent in January while 12.7 percent more arrived from Canada.
Tourist arrivals from Western Europe reached 46,301 during the first month of the year rising 17.9 percent.