Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka targets crowds for upcoming Golden Week in Guangdong Province
Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 07:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 23, Colombo: The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou held a Tourism presentation on Sri Lanka on 8 September 2018 on the sidelines of the China (Guangdong) International Tourism Industry Expo (CITEE).

The presentation aimed to create awareness of Sri Lanka as a unique tourism destination and to promote tourism investment among the Chinese public who are gearing up for their longest holiday season during the upcoming "Golden Week" which falls from 1 - 7 October.

This is one of the peak periods for outbound travel from mainland China rivaling only that of the Chinese New Year period.

The attendees were shown a PowerPoint presentation on the tourist attractions in Sri Lanka with focus on wildlife and adventure sports which the Chinese are very keen on experiencing. A briefing on the conference and convention facilities (MICE tourism) was also given to invite attendees to have their industry forums in Sri Lanka.

During the event a plaque was presented to Great Scenery International Travel Agency for their ongoing commitment towards promoting Sri Lanka among the Chinese public in Guangdong Province. According to 2017 statistics released by the Guangdong Tourism Authority, there had been 9,544, 771 outbound travels from Guangdong Province.

The Consulate also managed a Booth at the CITEE Travel Fair from 7 - 9 September, responding to queries from many visitors and showcasing the locations within Sri Lanka which have received endorsements from international publications. This is the first time that Sri Lanka has participated at CITEE Tourism Expo. The three-day Expo drew exhibitors from 60 countries.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Hayleys Energy commences oil and gas drillship service at Hambantota Port
-- [23 minutes ago]
India welcomes the resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's reinstated Prime Minister vows to re-start development activities
-- [9 hours ago]
Central Environmental Authority to use drone technology to probe environmental issues
UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn-in as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn-in as PM today
Sri Lanka police arrest Bangladeshi woman with 32 kg of heroin worth Rs.388 million
Roar Media raises $1 million funding to fuel expansion across Asia
UNP to implement a special program to uplift living conditions of people
Guinea-Bissau national arrested at Sri Lanka airport with Rs. 30 mn worth cocaine

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.