Tag: tourism

Sri Lanka returns to normality, slowly but surely

Over the past couple of days, the situation in the country has been showing signs of slowly returning to normalcy.

Puttalam lagoon to be developed into tourism zone

Puttalam lagoon on Sri Lanka’s relatively untraveled North West coastline is to be developed into a tourism zone, the Puttalam local government authority has announced. According to the Mayor of Puttalam, K.A. Baiz, the area will developed into a zone similar to that of the Galle Face Green in Colombo and, apparently, will be referred… Read More »

Hyatt joins Colombo hotel boom

With several international hotel chains showing interest of opening shop in Sri Lanka, Hyatt is the latest to join the bandwagon with a 565-roomed 5-star hotel in Colombo underway. The hotel – a conversion of a high-rise formerly owned by the Ceylinco group – will consist of 54 suites, 265 king rooms, 150 twin rooms… Read More »