A beach in Hikkaduwa in southwest Sri Lanka, a country that was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019. However, since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have been reluctant to visit. Photo: AP

The terrorists win if tourists stay away from Sri Lanka

  • The Easter Sunday bombings have deterred visitors, hitting small local businesses hard in the island nation
Topic |   Sri Lanka bombings

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A beach in Hikkaduwa in southwest Sri Lanka, a country that was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019. However, since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have been reluctant to visit. Photo: AP
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