Tourism is recognized as a high priority industry capable of effectively driving the country’s Economic Development. To ensure rapid growth of tourism in the future, tourism promotion will have to be complemented with infrastructure development.

In terms of the Budget 2018, Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs was allocated a sum of Rs.375 million to implement seven tourism development initiatives.

Please click on the map to get the details of the projects in each District.

Jaffna District

kilinochchi District

Mullaitivu District

vavuniya District

puttalam District

kurunegala District

gampaha District

colombo District

kalutara District

hambantota District

 

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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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