Asia’s Hospitality Industry Leaders to gather in Colombo
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Asia’s Hospitality Industry Leaders to gather in Colombo

President of Sri Lanka offers full support  The Asia Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC), a top-level gathering of international investors, business leaders, government ministers and officials will return to Colombo, Sri Lanka in November, under the patronage of H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka. At the inaugural event in 2016, the Sri Lankan...

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Sri Lanka’s spectacular visitor growth looks set to stall

Flight booking data shows only modest growth in early 2017 A presentation given by ForwardKeys to delegates at the Asian Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference in Sri Lanka today revealed that flight bookings made for travel to Sri Lanka during the coming five months are 1.3% ahead of where they were at the same time...

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Euromonitor research confirms Sri Lanka as star attraction for tourism investment

Government praised for making travel sector a priority Vishnu Vardhan, Research Analyst, Euromonitor International An exhaustive and independent report into Sri Lanka’s tourism prospects by one of the world’s leading providers of global business intelligence, has confirmed that the Indian Ocean island currently offers some of the region’s best opportunities for investment. The report by...

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Sri Lanka hotels report sharp rate growth

Ahead of the inaugural Asia Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC), taking place in Colombo at the end of this month, a study by STR reveals that Sri Lanka’s hotel market recorded strong overall performance growth through September 2016, driven by a sharp increase in average daily rate (ADR). In year-over-year comparisons with the first...

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Chinese check-in to AHTIC to check-out tourism opportunities in Sri Lanka

Delegation will meet the President, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism Development at Asia Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC) Hon. John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs, Minister of Lands Sri Lanka has announced that it will be welcoming a VIP delegation from China, to the inaugural Asia Hotel and Tourism...

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AHTIC Will Scrutinise Tourism Investment in Sri Lanka

Tourism insiders believe there has never been a better time to explore investment in Sri Lanka. After years of civil war, a new stability has returned to the island. It is now officially one of the fastest growing tourist markets in the world. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) forecasts Sri Lanka’s Travel &...