The occasion also saw the participation of trade partners and airline agents from Sri Lanka. Speaking about his country’s tourism prospects, H E M K Pathmanaathan, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Oman, mentioned, “Sri Lanka is one of the most preferred destinations for Gulf tourists as we offer a distinctive, adventure-packed, eco-friendly, family-focused experience. With our rich nature, heritage and culture, year-round schedule of festivals and special events, numerous parks and eco centres, luxury resorts and wellness centres, Sri Lanka has many reasons for GCC families to return to again and again.”
As per reports, Sri Lanka receives thousands of vacationers from the Middle East area with Saudi Arabia producing up the biggest quantity of GCC vacationers to Sri Lanka, followed by Oman and the UAE.
“The roadshow aims to showcase the best of options in Sri Lanka and we believe that travel to Sri Lanka from these markets will continue to grow, thus reinforcing the county’s status as a world-class destination for cultural and family tourism,” H E Pathmanaathan added.
Information Source: Muscat Daily