Written by Staff Writer
21 Dec, 2021 | 12:31 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Tourism states that the number of tourists visiting the island on a daily – basis has exceeded 3,000 mostly from neighbouring India.
Ministry secretary Siripala Hettiarachchi said the ease of restrictions in August helped reach set target arrivals of tourists.
September – 13,000
October – 22,000 +
November – 44,000 +
December (to date)- 44,000 +
Hettiarachchi noted close to 150,000 tourist arrivals have been recorded from January 2021 to date. He further noted a target of 200,000 arrivals was set for this year and they hope to reach at least 175,000 to 185,000 tourist arrivals at the end of the year (2021).
28 Nov, 2023 | 04:01 PM
27 Nov, 2023 | 09:59 AM
Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]