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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – January 31, 2017 at 09:59AM

THE TELEGRAPH UK ASKS: IS SRI LANKA THE PERFECT BEACH HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

The Telegraph UK, dubbed ‘the top people’s newspaper’, lauds the delights of our ‘must-go-now’ tropical Paradise beaches—“ravishing green landscape surrounded by glorious white sand, all contained within a malaria-free island”.

Aoife O’Riordain writes that “since the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka has been ascending the must-go-now lists. The east and north east of the island has opened up to visitors and the south coast, badly hit by the tsunami of 2004, has a raft of new places to stay”.

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#SriLanka #TelegraphUK #GalleFort #Beaches
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – January 30, 2017 at 11:11AM

NEWS DIGEST: SRI LANKA ‘MUST PROMOTE NATURE AND WILDLIFE TO ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS’
TravelWireNews: Of the 1,798, 380 tourists arrivals in Sri Lanka in 2015, only 375,735 of them—about 20%—visited the country’ s wildlife reserves, including Yala National Park (pictured).
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SRI LANKA TO BE PROMOTED AS INTERNATIONAL FILM LOCATION
The Island: Sri Lanka, the beautiful island with so many cultural values and geographical differences including ancient cities such as Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, beautiful beaches such as Trinco and Galle, cultural and social differences such as Jaffna and Kandy etc.. has classified as a valuable destination for tourism.
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COLOMBO CITY TO BECOME BEST URBAN CENTER IN INDIAN OCEAN: PM
News.lk: Colombo city will be developed to be the best urban centre in the Indian Ocean within the next decade, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said.
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SAIL LANKA CHARTER HOSTS PM ON BOARD LATEST LUXURY CATAMARAN
DailyFT: Sail Lanka Charter hosted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife on-board their 53ft sailing catamaran Sapphire during the Fairway Galle Literary Festival.
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SRI LANKA GIVES MORE LAND FOR LUXURY TENTED RESORT NEAR WILDLIFE PARK
NewsIn.Asia: Wild Coast Lodge, part of the MJF Holdings group, has been allowed to lease extra land near the Yala wildlife park in southern Sri Lanka where it is developing a luxury tented resort.

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#SriLanka #Wildlife #Colombo #Yala
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – January 27, 2017 at 02:03PM

WELCOME TO THE PLEDGE HOLIDAYS EVENTS PAGE!

Our newly launched Events, Attractions and Experiences calendar is up and running! It’s early days, but our scouts are out to bring you an easy-to-use What’s On In Sri Lanka.

Click below to take a look. Let us know what you think!
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