Institutions of Ministry of Tourism

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) was established under the Act No 38 of 2005. As per the section 23(1) of the Act, Tourism Development Fund is monitored by the SLTDA.

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Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau was established under the Tourism Act. No. 38 of 2005 of the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The bureau plays the key role in promoting and marketing Sri Lanka as a tourist and travel destination both in local & global.

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Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management

The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM) is the only Government approved premier Institute in Sri Lanka, which was established to train young men and women for the Hospitality and Travel Industry.

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Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) continued its work enhancing and tapping into opportunities for Sri Lanka as a sought after MICE venue in the global market.The activities of the Bureau included liaising with the industry and institutions connected with MICE tourism.

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Department of National Botanic Gardens

Sri Lanka’s botanic Gardens have a long and proud history, punctuated by colonialism, industrial change and wars. Throughout this period the Gardens have continued to flourish, and the plant collections and herbarium grown and now days the Gardens represent a significant national asset for Sri Lanka. The plant collection and herbarium are important resources for both teaching and research, serving as reference for the different plant families, genera and species represented.

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News - Tourism

Couch Safari - Taking Srilanka wild life to the world

Blessed with an abundance of wildlife, Sri Lanka attracts a significant number of tourists every year visiting the island to experience the exotic creatures living in the stunning Natural Parks. The diverse wildlife spread across wet,

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‘Go on a couch safari’ concept to be promoted by Sri Lanka Tourism

With the recent sharp decline in tourism arrivals due to the global pandemic and flight restrictions, Sri Lanka Tourism has initiated a novel approach to promote the island through a concept branded as “Go on a Couch Safari” covering wildlife streams

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