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Is Sri Lanka safe to visit in August?

The minister of tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga said that the healing process has achieved much ground and things are returning rapidly back to normal. All precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of the tourists in all parts of the country.

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Travel Advisories Lifted

China, Germany and Switzerland are few countries that toned down its travel advisory imposed on Sri Lanka in order to help in reviving the tourism industry of the island nation which was hit hard after the Easter attack.

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Vesak in Colombo 2019

Over the weekend the entire country came together to celebrate much awaited Vesak customaries. Although it is a significant event for Buddhists across the globe, in Sri Lanka it was a unique event where all religious groups, Christians, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists rallied around to ensure a colourful celebration.

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Sri Lanka Tourism to formulate insurance fund for tourists

A special insurance scheme will be formulated to pay compensation to any tourists who suffer injury or death while visiting Sri Lanka. The scheme is estimated to be USD 100,00 - USD 250,000.

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More MICE events to help industry recovery - SLTPB

To rebuild the confidence on the country’s security among global travelers, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) would now consider sponsoring such international events that the entity wouldn’t usually sponsor, Sri Lanka Tourism chief, Kishu Gomes said.

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Journalists and foreign social media influencers show renewed interest in Sri Lanka

The interest from travel writers and bloggers who wish to explore, photograph and promote this picturesque destination have amplified this initiative.

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SL Army Commander requests general public to return to normalcy

The general Public is requested to go back to their normal routine and that the tri-forces and the police are dedicated to ensure their safety through day and night.

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Easter Sunday Attack

“Sri Lanka has worked hard to entice tourists back and ensure them that this is a safe, welcoming and peaceful country to visit, over the last decade. And it has been successful".

Blog article / 2018-10-01

Hayleys Tours returns as Official Travel Partner for IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo 2019

Leading Sri Lankan travel solutions provider, Hayleys Tours announced that the company will once again serve as Official Travel Partner to the second edition of the globally famed triathlon: IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo.

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Whale Watching in Sri Lanka

Whale watching is the activity of observing whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. It’s one of the very exciting water activities in Sri Lanka because you will gain the opportunity to witness various types of whales and dolphins in Lanka oceans.

Blog article / 2018-05-15

The Kandy Esala Perahara

The Kandy Esala Perahara also known as The Festival of the Tooth is a grand festival, celebrated in Kandy since the 3rd century BC. The word “Perahara” means parade. Kandy Esala Perahare is a combination of two processions, Esala and Dalada. The Kandy Esala Perahara commences on 05th August to 15th August 2019.

Blog article / 2018-05-15

Official Travel Partner for Ironman 70.3 Colombo 2018

Ironman 70.3 is a triathlon sports event and it is organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC). The event consists of a 1.9km swim, 90km bike ride and a 21.1km run which all adds to a 113km (70.3 miles) race and the endurance of the participants will be tested through this very exciting competition.