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Sri Lanka’s heritage in Ayurveda

Sri Lanka’s heritage in Ayurveda

11th Apr 2011 Press Release Travel Events News Tourism News Spa News

The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka jointly with the Ministries of Indigenous Medicine, Economic Development, Industry and Commerce and External Affairs and Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Sri Lanka Tourism, Gem & Jewellery Authority and Sri Lankan Airlines will hold “Ayurveda Expo-2011”

Cricket aids Sri Lanka’s miracle recovery

Cricket aids Sri Lanka’s miracle recovery

27th Dec 2010 Focus

Sri Lanka’s tourism economy is enjoying a miracle recovery, and with the capital Colombo a host city of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, the good times are expected to continue. BTN looks at how the island nation is preparing for even greater things to come.

US boost for Sri Lanka tourism

US boost for Sri Lanka tourism

27th May 2010 Tourism News

Sri Lanka’s rapidly rebounding tourism sector has received a further boost after the US lifted its travel warning a year after the end of a bloody civil war. The Indian Ocean island is currently staging a dramatic revival with tourism arrivals rising for 11 consecutive months and up 50 percent in April.

Sri Lanka tourism chief rues Akon cancellation

Sri Lanka tourism chief rues Akon cancellation

26th Mar 2010 Tourism News

Sri Lanka’s tourism minister has expressed his disappointment over the cancellation of Akon’s tour of the country following public outrage about a sacrilegious video. The R&B singer was due to perform in Colombo in April, but Buddhist activists’ angry protests outside the headquarters of the promoters earlier this week prompted immigration authorities to cancel the star’s visa.