Hirunews Logo
Global+mega+promotional+campaign+to+boost+Sri+Lanka+tourism+development
Friday, 21 February 2014 - 12:06
Global mega promotional campaign to boost Sri Lanka tourism development
35

Shares
4,236

Views
Sri Lanka plans to launch a global mega promotional campaign to boost tourism development in the island as the tourism sector aims to become the largest foreign exchange earner by attracting 2.5 million tourists in year 2016.

Since the end of the war in May 2009, the tourism industry is booming with tourist arrivals reaching over 1.2 million last year.

The number of foreign tourist arrival to the country has increased from 447 thousand 939 in 2009 to 1.274 million in 2013 and earnings rose from 340 million dollars in 2009 to 1.5 billion dollars in 2013 reflecting an annual average growth of 20 to 26% during the past five years.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE