Tag: Sri Lanka

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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Over 3,000 tourists arrive on-board two cruise ships to Sri Lanka

Over 3,000 tourists from Europe, Australia and Thailand arrived onboard two luxury cruise liners to Sri Lanka during the month of March reflecting increased interest in Sri Lanka since the launch of a new brand identity that amplifies Sri Lanka’s natural offering, wellness tourism and lesser-known attractions. On their arrival, officers from the SLTPB welcomed […]

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Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau unveils new brand platform to entice millennial experience seekers

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) announced a new brand identity, under the creative platform ‘So Sri Lanka’. Revealed at the World Travel Market in London, the new brand platform ‘So Sri Lanka’, created by advertising agency JWT Sri Lanka and Landor Singapore, is grounded on the insight that Sri Lanka is more than […]

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