Sri Lanka : among the top ten places to visit in 2011

“2011 looks as if it will be a bright year for Sri Lankan tourism, with officials laying on different events every month to drum up interest as part of the “Visit Sri Lanka Year.””, the London-based “The Independent” reports. The Independent’s article titled: “2011’s tourism hot spots: What to do in Sri Lanka,” describes how travelers can enjoy in Sri Lanka – from watching world-class cricket to tasting world-famous Ceylon tea.
 
This year, Sri Lankan tourism authorities are aiming for 700,000 and by 2016 the country hopes to pull in 2.5 million overseas visitors annually, although analysts have warned that the tourism infrastructure will need improving to cope with the expected demand – there were only an estimated 15,000 rooms in the country as of March 2010. Nevertheless, 2011 looks as if it will be a bright year for Sri Lankan tourism, with officials laying on different events every month to drum up interest as part of the “Visit Sri Lanka Year”, the article states.
 
As a result of eradication of terrorism, Sri Lanka’s major industry – Tourism is noe seen geared up with increasing number of tourists coming in.
 
 

– Sinhalaya News

 
 

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