Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Ramayana trail in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is home to more than 50 Ramayana sites. The island nation has much to offer by way of religious gems such as the Sigiriya rock; Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, nestled amidst scenic Nuwara Eliya; and Dambulla Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vartik Sethi from Sri Lanka The …

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Sri Lanka for M!CE & weddings

Kumar De Silva, Chairman, Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB), claims that Sri Lanka is ready for conferences and weddings. SLCB recently showcased the various M!CE facilities in the island nation to India’s M!CE and wedding planners by organising a Fam trip for them to the country. Nisha Verma Sri Lanka …

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SriLankan turns 40

SriLankan Airlines recently completed 40 years of service and has now embarked upon a new plan aimed at turning its profitability around in the shortest possible time. TT Bureau It was in September 1979 that the first flight of SriLankan Airlines made its way to Bangkok (Thailand) from Columbo’s Bandaranaike …

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Ensuring global footprint

Two international hotel groups – The Kingsbury Hotel and Amaya Resorts & Spas – have appointed Linkin Reps to promote their hotels in India whilst increasing their market share and awareness in the country. TT Bureau The Kingsbury Hotel and Amaya Resorts & Spas, that have properties in Sri Lanka …

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STHI eyes smaller cities

STHI Holidays India is going all guns to target Tier-II and III cities across India to grow its footprint in outbound travel and reach out to the right partners. TT Bureau The company plans to market and promote itself through various channels that include both physical and online platforms. “Our …

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Shangri-La to double portfolio

Greg Ward, Vice President Sales—Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts with the responsibility for Europe, Middle East and India market, shares the upswing in the hotel’s performance in the past year compared to 2016 and its growth in the MiCE segment in the Asia Pacific region and Sri Lanka. Kanchan Nath What …

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West India in the pipeline

Keeping customers on top priority, Book My Vacationz always makes sure to give preferences to services instead of margins. TT BUREAU Being the premier luxury travel company and offering individualised vacations worldwide, Book My Vacationz caters to inbound as well as the outbound travel market. With Rajasthan, Kerala and Goa …

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Eyeing new destinations

Welcoming the New Year with a bang, Cosmos, a division of Globus Family of Brands offering budget coach touring at destinations far and wide, has introduced a slew of tours and destinations for Indian travellers in 2018. TT BUREAU The Globus Family of Brands turns 90 this year and to …

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Helanka offers adventure in Sri Lanka

Helanka Vacations is introducing a lot of new adventure packages targeting undiscovered areas in Sri Lanka. Leveraging the popularity of Sri Lanka as a tourist destination, especially for Indian tourists, Helanka Vacations is now introducing a lot of new packages. Rishantha Mendis, Director, Helanka Vacations, reveals that the travel company …

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Digital edge for partners

Riyaz U.C., MD, SpiceLand Holidays, says combining Kerala and Sri Lanka in packages and offering digital convenience to trade partners is key for growth. SpiceLand Holidays is one of the largest DMCs in Kerala and have presence in Sri Lanka as well. In fact, in an innovative strategy, the company …

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