Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka knocked off from top of best value destinations
Mon, May 12, 2014, 09:27 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 12, Colombo: Bali has taken over the top spot of best value destinations from Sri Lanka this year, according to the eighth Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer by Post Office Travel Money.

Sri Lanka, which shared the top spot with Spain last year, has been pushed down to the 15th place with highest price rise in the 44 destinations surveyed.

Prices were down in 70 percent of the 44 destinations surveyed by the Post Office for the annual report's Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer while Sri Lanka registered the barometer's highest price rise of 38 percent.

The Post Office barometer monitors the price of eight tourist items in over 40 destinations worldwide - including dinner for two, drinks and sun cream.

Compared to Sri Lanka, Bali's prices were a third cheaper, the report notes. Sri Lanka's prices rose to £48.84 while Bali's price dropped to £31.48 this year.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Catholic Church of Sri Lanka rejects reports of president influencing the church to stop papal visit
-- [8 minutes ago]
Madhu Road - Thiruketheeswaram sector of Sri Lanka's Northern Railway line tested
-- [1 hour and 6 minutes ago]
Pakistan offers assistance to the Sri Lankan landslide victims
-- [1 hour and 58 minutes ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka's ruling alliance to abstain from voting for the budget
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader visits landslide affected village
-- [2 hours ago]
United States offers Sri Lanka immediate assistance for disaster relief
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka inflation drops to 1.6 percent in October 2014
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka landslide: UN saddened by the human loss
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President instructs officials to get the EU ban on fish exports removed
India will appeal Sri Lankan court's death sentence to five Tamil Nadu drug smugglers

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.