Tag: Sri Lanka

Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka and the Maldives join hands with Q’rius Connect for their market expansion in India

Diethelm Travel, a premium and one of the largest DMCs in Sri Lanka and the Maldives have partnered with Q’rius Connect for their business development in the Indian sub-continent. In pursuance of this partnership, Q’rius Connect will be taking care of the B2B sales and marketing and the overall business development of Diethelm Travel in […]

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Sri Lanka extends free visa on arrival scheme for 48 countries

Sri Lanka has extended the free visa-on-arrival scheme till April 30 for the citizens of 48 countries, including India. Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga made the announcement, adding, “We have decided to extend this facility due to requests from the stakeholders. A Cabinet paper would be submitted for this purpose.” To recover from the post-Easter Sunday […]

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The Postcard Hotel goes international, aims to own or manage a billion dollars of hotel assets in 5 years

The latest entrant in the Indian luxury hotel space, The Postcard Hotel, is all set to receive guests in Sri Lanka and Bhutan this November. After a successful start of three hotels in Goa, the brand’s first international venture will be Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Globally no luxury brand has expanded this fast with international […]

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Sri Lanka named as the Premier Partner for WTM London 2019

Sri Lankan Tourism was the Premier Partner at WTM London 2019 as the island’s tourism industry continues its resolute for recovery. The high-profile partnership ensured global coverage for the Indian Ocean destination, which has also teamed with Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara to help tourism bounce back. As a spokesman for Sri Lanka Tourism and […]

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Sri Lanka gets a direct daily with Vistara’s new Mumbai-Colombo flight

Vistara announced a daily (except Wednesdays) direct service to Colombo, Sri Lanka from 25 November onwards, making it the fourth international destination in its fast-expanding network. The airline will fly its Airbus A320neo aircraft with three-class cabin configuration between Mumbai and Colombo, which makes Vistara the first airline to offer the choice of Premium Economy […]

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Cinnamon to spearhead destination marketing in Sri Lanka

In just four months following the horrifying terror attacks that threatened to derail the fast flourishing tourism industry of Sri Lanka, a strong recovery strategy implemented by key industry players such as Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts has enabled the sector to effectively address and avert an emergent crisis. Spearheading this revival, the hospitality chain has […]

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Cinnamon launches ‘Bring A Friend Home’ campaign to speed up tourism recovery in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon’s ‘Bring A Friend Home’ (BAFH) introduces an exclusive initiative to spearhead tourism in Sri Lanka and also to overcome challenges faced by the tourism industry. BAFH encourages fellow Sri Lankans living here and overseas as well as expats living in Sri Lanka to nominate foreign friends to visit the island through an array of […]

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International celebrities hosted by Cinnamon call out to the world to visit the paradise island again

From its sun-kissed golden beaches, colourful cultural festivals to an abundance of natural and historical sites alongside an incredible offering of mouth-watering treats and delicacies, Sri Lanka has served as the ultimate tropical getaway for decades, offering travellers vibrancy, diversity and unwavering warmth and hospitality. Following recent events that have affected so many lives and […]

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India updates travel advisory for travelling to Sri Lanka

Ministry of External Affairs, India has announced that its travel advisory on Sri Lanka has been scaled down given that national security is stable and the country is returning to normalcy. An official release stated, “Security situation in Sri Lanka is gradually returning to normal with the lifting of curfew & restrictions on social media […]

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Cinnamon Life to showcase ‘Matilda the Musical’ for the first time in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Life is set to present the record-breaking and multi-award-winning ‘Matilda the Musical’ for the first time in Sri Lanka from June 5 to 9 at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre in Colombo. One of the best-selling shows of all time, Matilda the Musical is an exhilarating, nostalgic and heart-tugging story based on the popular […]

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