MIAMI – Last week, Sri Lanka reopened its borders to the world after an almost 10-month closure to fend off the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a press conference, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga highlighted the impact of the pandemic on the tourism industry both for the economy and the people of Sri Lanka, as well as the urgency to reopen to international markets.
In 2019, the South Asian island country generated more than US$3.6m from its tourism industry by hosting almost 2 million visitors. 2020 saw Sri Lanka face a downfall of 99.8% of arrivals in December. The last international read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”