Sri Lanka’s coastal belt faces tragic fate as CEA makes scandalous u-turn on waste discharge standards

  CEA abdicate responsibility to set standards on waste water treatment and CMC & ADB just follow without proper analysis Negative impact to the environment, public health and safety, tourism to be felt for generations Country to lose total benefit of the ADB loan as...
Posted On 22 Mar 2018

Premier Tourism and Travel Exhibition – ‘Sancharaka Udawa’

- announced with great fanfare for 04 and 05 May 2018 The 8th Edition of the only Tourism & Travel Fair in Sri Lanka, Sancharaka Udawa, has been announced for the 4th & 5th of May 2018 at an event which was graced by travel and tourism officials and industry operators....
Posted On 25 Feb 2018

SLAITO hands over Impactful report which proposes equitable solution to manage over-visitation at Yala National Park

The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) at recent meeting with the Hon Minister of Tourism and Christian Religious Affairs, Hon John Anaratunga and the Hon Minister of Sustainable Development and Wildlife, Hon Gamini Jayawickrema Perera, to discuss the...
Posted On 27 Jan 2018

Calamander Unawatuna Beach prepare for their Christmas Celebrations in Style

Calamander Unawatuna Beach is celebrating Christmas with an array of dining, shopping and entertainment events for the weekofthe festive season from 23rd December to 31st December. Calamander Unawatuna Beach has organized a Christmas market and invited all the local crafts...
Posted On 28 Dec 2017

Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikudah’s Prabod Gandhi Wins Mixology Competition

Demonstrating the resort’s affinity towards finer things in life and the skilled staff that it employs, one of Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikudah’s star mixologists, Welu Kadiragamu Prabod Gandhi triumphed over 15 other mixologists to win the 25th National Mixology Championship...
Posted On 18 Nov 2017

Spa of the World: The Body Shop in Colombo announces new additions

The Body Shop in Colombo is turning up the volume on luxury self-care with new additions to its Spa of the World range. Together, these new products create the complete Firming Spa Ritual for skin that feels as good as it looks. The Body Shop team created ‘Spa of the World’ for...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017

Kolluu hosts one of a kind gastronomic journey at the World’s tallest show apartment – Achilleion

The Blue Mountain Apartments team and Kolluuhosted VIP guests to a unique dining experience at the Achilleion show apartment during the evenings of the month of September. In line with the apartment’s 7-star premise, the dinners were carefully curated to provide guests a refined...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017

Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara discusses cooperation in the field of sports with the Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jong-hwan in Seoul

The Minister of Sports and President of the Sri Lanka-Korea Parliamentary Friendship Association in the Sri Lankan Parliament Dayasiri Jayasekara undertook a visit to the Republic of Korea from 30 August to 2 September 2017 on the invitation of the President of the Korea-Sri...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017

Harith Perera Appointed President at SLAITO 2017 AGM

The 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) was held on 25th August 2017 in the presence of over 200 attendees. Harith Perera (Managing Director – Hemas Travel Cluster) was appointed as Incoming President of SLAITO 2017...
Posted On 02 Sep 2017

Eco Team Appointed as the Exclusive Dealer for World-Class Swarovski Binoculars

The beauty of nature is best experienced firsthand. Sri Lanka despite being a small island is blessed with bio-diversity that ranges from lush green mountains to rain forests, arid dry zones and of course the endless blue ocean that surrounds us. These Eco systems have their own...
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Vista Rooms on how to make boutique properties stand out in a crowded hospitality landscape

Sri Lanka is witnessing a surge in tourism that has the potential to make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The country attracted over 2 million tourists in 2016, generating revenue of over $3.5 billion, up by 14% from the previous year. While...
Posted On 08 Aug 2017

Emirates highlights female role models in aviation with simulator challenge

Airline supports the Dreams Soar global mission through two female aviators Championing the importance of women’s contributions to the growth and development of aviation, Emirates recently hosted Shaesta Waiz for a Boeing 777 simulator challenge in its home base of Dubai. Waiz is...
Posted On 05 Aug 2017