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Sri Lanka targets 4 million tourists this year

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By ITN News Editor February 10, 2019 18:27

Sri Lanka targets 4 million tourists this year

Director General of the Sri Lanka Tourism and Hotel Management Institute Buddhika Hewawasam says about four million tourists will arrive in Sri Lanka this year. He said this while attending a program to educate the youth about the tourism industry.About 350 youth in the Anuradhapura district who are interested in the tourism industry attended the program.

They were briefed on the new trends in tourism and on a qualitative service. Director General of Sri Lanka Tourism and Hotel Management Institute Buddhika Hewawasam said that the world renowned “the Lonely Planet’ magazine has named Sri Lanka as the best destination to travel in 2019. Sri Lanka is targeting 4 million tourists this year.

Tourism industry has become the third highest foreign exchange earner. He said that they want to make the tourism industry the second highest foreign exchange earner of the country. The mandatory factor is the human resource development.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 10, 2019 18:27
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