Post-civil war, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry having one great run
In 2009, 4,48,000 arrivals were recorded, while in 2015 it had grown by a little over 300 p.c. to 17, 98, 380 visitors.
Post-civil war, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry has witnessed a rapid growth both in terms of tourist arrivals and earnings.
In 2009, the year in which the 26-year-long civil war came to an end, the tourist arrivals accounted for 4,48,000. In 2015, the figure was 17, 98,380, representing a little over 300 per cent growth in six years.