The 12 check-in desks at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, which has been called the “world’s loneliest airport”.
Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs
With no flights to Sri Lanka’s white elephant airport, nearby resort offers great golf deal
The Shangri-La Hambantota Resort & Spa was built on the expectation Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport would be fully functioning, but with airlines shunning it, the deals on offer there are worth it for the bird life and the golf
Adam has lived in Hong Kong since 1988. He briefly managed the demise of the Wanderlust travel bookshop on Hollywood road in the mid 1990s, then worked as Associate Editor on Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine Discovery for several years. He began writing Travellers’ Checks for Post Magazine in 1998, working for several years under the pseudonym Peter Walbrook. A former contributing editor for the exclusive luxury travel guide NB Review, he has also edited several books, including the first-ever travel guide to Uzbekistan in 1996, and 'The Amazing Adventures of Betsy And Niki' (2008) by Captain Charles “Chic” Eather. His non-fiction book 'The Great Fire of Hong Kong', was published in 2010.