Life Style

Chinese traveller arrivals to Sri Lanka record 3.5 pct expansion in November

Sri Lanka has turn a famous traveller finish among Chinese travelers and a supervision hopes to attract during slightest 1 million Chinese tourists per year by 2020. [Photo/VCG]

Chinese traveller arrivals to Sri Lanka witnessed a 3.5 percent expansion final month when compared to a same duration final year, with over 19,200 visitors nearing in a island country, statistics from a Sri Lanka Tourism Ministry showed here Thursday.

China has been Sri Lanka’s second largest marketplace for a many series of traveller arrivals with 249,000 Chinese tourists nearing so distant this year.

India has continued to be a heading marketplace while Europe and Britain have also witnessed a expansion in new years.

Sri Lanka has turn a famous traveller finish among Chinese travelers and a supervision hopes to attract during slightest 1 million Chinese tourists per year by 2020.

The Sri Lankan supervision is awaiting aloft numbers this month due to a gratifying deteriorate and has announced a grand Tourism Fest that will be hold in collateral Colombo during December.

Tourism Minister John Amaratunga pronounced a aim of this eventuality was to foster Sri Lankan food, culture, gems, handicrafts, tea, selling and party during a tallness of a tourism season.

Sri Lanka’s tourism attention has witnessed a bang given a finish of a country’s 3 decade prolonged polite fight that finished in May 2009.

Over 1.8 million tourists have arrived in a nation so distant this year while a supervision is awaiting to grasp a 2.5 million attainment aim by a finish of 2017 and a 5 million attainment aim by 2020.

According to a Central Bank, Sri Lanka has warranted over $2 billion from tourism so distant this year.

Article source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201712/10/WS5a2cf35da310eefe3e9a1424.html

Related posts

How Fast Are Venture Capitalists Moving To Cure China’s Ills?

Times of News

Pakistan successfully carries out night training launch of Ghaznavi missile

Times of News

WATCH: Sara Ali Khan blows kisses to children calling out her name

Times of News
Loading...