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Nat Geo picks Sri Lanka among 2012 best tourist destinations

National Geographic Traveller magazine has named Sri Lanka among top six destinations for world travellers in 2012, focusing on island’s hill country, heritage sites, and pristine beaches. The magazine, in its Nov/Dec issue, describes that Sri Lanka’s hill country features

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Aitken Spence Resorts to expand Maldives Operations

The Aitken Spence Group, which owns the Adaraan chain of resorts, has announced plans of a possible expansion of its resorts in the Maldives. The company has issued a statement saying that it hopes to expand in the country given

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A land of limitless beauty – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka celebrated its 63rd Independence Day last week, which was also the second Independence Day in a terrorism-free country. The event marked not only the defeat of nearly 133 years of British rule, but also the remarkable sense of

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Lanka Princess wins TUI Holly Award for Best Long Haul Destination Hotel

Lanka Princess Hotel, Beruwala was named by TUI as the number one amongst all its long haul destination hotels worldwide for 2009. Lanka Princess has been among the top 100 or top 10 hotels worldwide in the TUI Holly ranking

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Hayes & Jarvis Takes Top Operator Spot In Sri Lanka As It Expands Programme For 2010 In New Indian Ocean Brochure

London (PRWEB) — After recording an excellent year for its Sri Lanka programme, boosted by the ending of the Tamil Tiger conflict, Hayes & Jarvis has boosted its programme to the island in its new Indian Ocean Collection brochure for

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Rick Stein in Sri Lanka in search of recipes

“Ask him what happened,” David, the director, said. “What actually happened to you in the tsunami?” I said, thinking what a great place for a party the house on the tiny Taprobane island would be. Airy bedrooms with antique four-poster

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The Legend of the Ramayana trail – Sri Lanka

With a quarter-century of ethnic conflict and terrorism in Sri Lanka left behind, the island nation, known for its sun-kissed beaches and rolling tea gardens, is wooing Indian tourists like never before by developing a Ramayana trail to enable them

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PJ Hotels to build four seven star hotels in Sri Lanka

Charumini DE SILVA PJ Hotels (Pvt) Ltd., will develop a range of hotels and will open four seven star hotels under the brand name ‘Our Way’. Most of the investors are Asians and mainly Indians and Chinese investors will contribute,

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Sri Lanka post-war tourist arrivals pick up

Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose 8.1 percent in June from a year ago, its first rise since May last year, the Indian Ocean island nation’s tourism board said, a month after the government ended a 25-year war. Arrivals in Jan-June

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Aitken Spence to upgrade oldest hotel in its Sri Lanka portfolio

Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence group said it was upgrading the oldest hotel in its chain to its premium ‘Heritance’ brand which is built to reflect the history of an individual hotel as well as the country it is situated in.

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