‘Sri Lanka -The Great Escape’ the two day event, presented in Lyon and Paris, to reposition destination Sri Lanka, delighted the 320 tourism industry professionals who attended.
The destination’s many strengths were showcased with a particular emphasis on the diversity of the tourism offer available within a small land area. The richness of the culture, nature’s bounty, a warm and friendly people and world class facilities were presented as well as ongoing infrastructure development projects also explained.
Ravibandhu –Samanthi dance ensemble enthralled and entertained the visitors while Sri Lankan foods served at the event were enjoyed by all. 120 tour operators and MICE agencies had the chance to meet Sri Lankan tourism professionals during the afternoon Workshop Production. Six lucky travel agents won trips to Sri Lanka on a draw, and one lucky winner is the proud owner of a gem – an Aquamarine, reminding that beautiful gemstones are one of Sri Lanka’s many
Courtesy: Sri Lanka Tourism