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November 22, 2017

LONELY PLANET RECOMMENDS SRI LANKA AS THE TOP 2013 DESTINATION

04 Nov 2012 – Lonely Planet has suggested Sri Lanka as top 2013 destination to travel. The untouched destination is full of history, culture, beach, tranquillity and value for money. Come explore “Sri Lanka” an island full of friendly and cheerful people.

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November 22, 2017

SRI LANKA TOURISM ACHIEVES RECORD-BREAKING 750,000 ARRIVALS IN 2011

Achieving another remarkable milestone in the country’s booming tourism industry, Sri Lanka Tourism welcomed the arrival of 750,000th tourist in year 2011 at the Bandaranaike International Airport today (24th Nov.) evening. This is the first time ever; the tourism industry has received number of arrivals exceeding 700,000 mark in any given year making it a […]

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November 22, 2017

NEW SOUTHERN HIGHWAY OPENS IN SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka’s first ever access controlled expressway from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa (Galle) was ceremonially opened by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapakse on 27th of November 2011. The length of this section is 96km and newly constructed Galle Port access road of length 5km will connect this Expressway to the Galle city. The expected travel […]

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November 22, 2017

NANO CAB SERVICE STARTS IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

10 June 2011 – A city taxi service using Tata Nano cars has started in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, but the firm cannot cope with demand for hires and is awaiting shipments from India to expand the fleet, an official said. “We started with 25 cars and another shipment is expected in July,” co-founder of […]

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November 22, 2017

COLOMBO CITY TOUR

07 January 2010 – The first ever open deck city tour takes off on Sunday 24th January,2010 from Galle Face Hotel premises. Hon. Achala Suranga Jagoda, Minister of Tourism, will be the chief guest at the launching ceremony. Both Visiting foreign and local tourists along with the invitees will participate in this inaugural journey. This […]

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