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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – July 30, 2018 at 03:56PM

DRIVE TO ATTRACT MORE GOLFERS TO SRI LANKA TEE’S OFF WITH VISIT BY TOP JOURNALISTS FROM GERMANY AND SWITZERLAND

A drive to attract more golfers to Sri Lanka has tee’d off with a visit by top journalists flown in from Germany and Switzerland.

They are visiting golf courses in Colombo, Hambantota, Nuwara Eliya and Kandy “to create awareness of the golfing space in Sri Lanka”.

The Sunday Times reports that “Sri Lanka Tourism is planning to attract golf enthusiasts to visit the country while touring the different regions where they could play”.

#SrILanka #SundayTimes #Golf #Colombo #NuwaraEliya #Kandy #Hambantota
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – July 30, 2018 at 03:10PM

COLOMBO HOTELS TOLD TO OPEN MORE NIGHTCLUBS TO ATTRACT TOURISTS AS YAMU NAMES TOP GOOD-TIME HOTSPOTS

Colombo hoteliers have been getting a telling off for not providing enough nightspots for tourists anxious to let their hair down in Sri Lanka’s capital city.

Tourism minister John Amaratunga was giving a pithy rejoinder to complaints that not enough tourists are not staying in the metropolis.

Hoteliers are moaning that Arguam Bay, Ella and Down South have become tourist magnets due to lack of entrainment activities in Colombo.

#SriLanka #Colombo #Nightclubs #YAMU
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – July 30, 2018 at 01:54PM

SRI LANKA ‘FOURTH FASTEST-GROWING TOURISM MARKET IN THE WORLD’ SAYS INFLUENTIAL GLOBALDATA REPORT

Sri Lanka is the fourth-fastest-growing tourism market in the world, according to a report from UK-based GlobalData, which covers five primary global industries.

The DailyFT reports that GlobalData’s ‘Tourism Potential Index’ ranks 60 major developed and emerging markets to assess potential growth in the tourism sector.

“Iceland, Japan, Hungary, Sri Lanka and Chile are listed as the top five fastest-growing tourism markets in the world for the period between 2017 and 2021.”

#SriLanka #GlobalData #TourismPotentialIndex #Tourism #DailyTF
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