Sri Lanka Tourism News

Qatar Airways boosts frequencies on key Asia routes

Qatar Airways boosts frequencies on key Asia routes

22 August 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways continues to demonstrate strong global growth with the announcement of new flights to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The airline has responded to continued robust demand from passengers by increasing its Colombo service from four to five flights per day from September 1st, just one month after the last frequency increase.

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, to open in December

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, to open in December

15 August 2017 Hotel News

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo is set to open on December 1st. The hotel will be the second property in Sri Lanka for the luxury Asian hospitality group – joining Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, which opened in June 2016.

Onyx takes Amari brand in Sri Lanka with Galle property

Onyx takes Amari brand in Sri Lanka with Galle property

20 July 2017 Hotel News

Onyx Hospitality Group has launched a brand-new Amari property in Sri Lanka’s historic southwest coastal city of Galle. The 172-room Amari Galle, located a short distance from the Unesco World Heritage Galle Fort, is Onyx’s third hotel in Sri Lanka.

Madubhani Perera, marketing director , Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

Madubhani Perera, marketing director , Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

17 July 2017 Videos

Voters at the World Travel Awards recognised Sri Lanka as Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination and Asia’s Leading Destination at the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Madubhani Perera, director marketing, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau to find out what it means to the hospitality sector in the country.

Hertz Global takes brand portfolio into Sri Lanka

Hertz Global takes brand portfolio into Sri Lanka

31 May 2017 Car Rental News

Hertz Global Holdings has announced that the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands are now all operating in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. The news comes following the signing of a multi-brand partnership agreement with local franchise partner Andrew The Car Rental Company.