A three-night package to Colombo is on sale at Westminster Travel, starting at HK$2,590, with round-trip, economy-class flights on SriLankan Airlines and accommodation at the 19th-century Grand Oriental Hotel (www.grand orientalhotel.com)Wednesday, 24 January, 2007, 12:00am
The future of Sri Lankan tourism is up in the air. And that's a good thing. An amphibious air-taxi service is proliferating in the wake of the tsunami, affording tourists the chance to circumvent the chaotic road system and gain easy access to the island's cultural and recreational gems.5 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Travellers stranded in Sri Lanka for days said yesterday they had been treated with disdain by the airline, which had left at least two people off the flight that finally brought the group home.24 Feb 1999 - 12:00am
Sri Lanka's national carrier, AirLanka, will launch a promotional campaign next week to highlight the country's cultural and tourist attractions.
The promotion kicks off with a culinary and musical fiesta at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile.
As part of the publicity campaign, a trip for two is being offered.28 Aug 1996 - 12:00am
SRI Lanka's national carrier AirLanka has begun direct flights between Colombo and Hongkong in a bid to lure tourists from the Far East region.
''The new service will be geared to attracting more passengers from Hongkong and China and has been the result of the significant potential and economic development that is taking place in the region,'' AirLanka said.28 Jan 1993 - 12:00am