Tourism Industry in Sri lanka
Tourism is the third largest export earner in the economy in Sri Lanka, after remittances and textiles and garments. Sri Lanka is an increasingly popular destination for international travellers. Sri Lanka is also a land of staggering contrast and spectacular beauty due to its compactness. Along the coast, visitors can explore amazing beaches, safari tours, guided walks through ancient cities, experience the culture and bit of modern Sri Lanka.
In the past few years, growth in visitor number has been increased, averaging more than 22% year on year of which 80% to 90% was travellers coming to Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan’s economy, particularly it’s tourism industry, has been growing rapidly. Sri Lankan’s exceptional island -wide natural and cultural attractions, the government of Sri Lanka has positioned tourism as a central pillar of the economy.