Following the successful containment of COVID-19, Sri Lanka Tourism said yesterday it is readying to welcome travellers from across the world, assuring further health safety measures from 1 August though new conditions apply.View
The much needed innovation process of tourism products in Sri Lanka could well take a cue from backpacker tourists Sanath Ukwatte, President of the Tourist Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) told The Island.View
The Government has decided to introduce a COVID-19 safety standard compliance certification for star class hotels, as a move to reassure tourists considering Sri Lanka for their next holiday post-pandemic.View
The Government has given the go ahead for all hotels and restaurants registered under the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Board (SLTDA) to commence operations starting 26 May.View
As an island nation, tourism has been Sri Lanka’s bread and butter for quite some time and has provided livelihoods for many.View
Sri Lanka tourism is readying for an early revival post COVID-19, as the country starts opening up gradually from today.View
The owners of the 150-room Citrus Waskaduwa have offered the resort to be used as a quarantine centre by the National Operations Centre to Prevent COVID-19...View
Hemas Holdings Plc has offered its 154 rooms Club Hotel Dolphin, Negombo to be used as a quarantine facility by the government on a temporary basis...View
John Keels Holdings (JKH) has written to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday, offering John Keells Group’s resort in Trincomalee (Trinco Blu by Cinnamon) for use as a temporary quarantine centre...View
Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates, the world’s largest airline, last week spoke his heart and mind on the challenges and opportunities for Sri Lanka tourism in his keynote at the Annual General Meeting of The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL).View
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) held its 54th Annual General Meeting last week, with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Chief Guest and Emirates Airline President Tim Clark as the keynote speaker.View
Last Easter Sunday was a devastating affair for Sri Lanka. After 10 years of relative peace with the end of the civil war, once again Sri Lankans have been reduced to a constant state of fear, in the wake of the suicide attacks that took place in several five-star hotels and churches in the island.View
The recent explosions at three five-star hotels in Colombo delivered a sudden shock to the tourism industry in Sri Lanka, creating uncertainty about the industry’s future in the coming months as the tourist death toll rose above 30.View
While strongly condemning the Easter Sunday terror attacks on hotels and places of worship, The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) yesterday said the attacks will have an adverse impact on the country’s tourism industry.View
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) in a statement strongly condemned the recent inhumane, devastating terrorist attacks on hotels and places of worship.View
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL)yesterday strongly condemned the recent inhumane, devastating terrorist attacks on hotels and places of worship.View
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) in a statement yesterday expressed its sincere appreciation of the resolution taken by the Government to demolish unauthorised structures and businesses on the MirissaView
I got sucked into the Sri Lanka tourism orbit in the 1970s when my fiancée, now wife, was working for one of the grand old men of tourism, the late H.M.S. Samaranayake, as his Secretary, at the SLTPB.
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Chairman, Weligama Urban Council Rehan Wijeratne Jayawickreme speaking at a press conference convened by the Ministry of Tourism yesterday said that considering the high return industry
Chairman of the Tourist Hotels Association of Sri Lanka ( THASL) Sanath Ukwatte said yesterday that a proper promotional and destination branding campaign was the most critical for the tourism at this moment.
Sanath Ukwatte, the President of the Tourist Hotels Association of Sri Lanka which was one of the largest beneficiaries of peace returning
THASL invited to educate over 200 deputy principals from around the island on the benefits of a career in hospitality management
12th of December’17 - at TV Derana talk show . Mr. Asoka Hettigoda, Managing Director, Siddhalepa, with 2 Rising Star Award winners
The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) in a statement said its notes with great concern the wanton killings of elephants, where reported incidents has been on the rise since of late.
Sanath Ukwatte - President of THASL speaks of Rising Star Awards 2017.