At the onset of the Eid Al-Adha holidays, travel agents are seeing UAE vacationers opting for short-haul destinations with many travellers heading to Turkey and Sri Lanka, a report said.
According to recent outbound holiday bookin
UAE-based JA Resorts & Hotels is set to develop a premium tropical beach resort in Kathiraveli on the East Coast of Sri Lanka in partnership with the Gravity Resort Group (GRG), as part of its international expansion plans.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has donated more than Dh100,000 ($24,224) to underprivileged communities in Sri Lanka.
A delegation from Etihad Airways visited Sri Lanka this week to present the donation, raised through
Emirati author Heba Al Mansoori has relaunched the first travel guidebook on the island nation of Sri Lanka in Arabic language over popular demand.
The guidebook by Al Mansoori, also the founder and CEO of marketing communications
UAE Exchange, a leading remittance and foreign exchange brand, transferred $290 million, from across the globe, to Sri Lanka in 2013, contributing five per cent of the total remittance inflows to the country.
In a statement, the c
A high-level delegation led by the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's secretary Lalith Weeratunga and Sri Lankan Ambassador Anura Rajakaruna visited the eGovernment Authority (eGA) yesterday (April 30).
The visit was wit
New plans to expand Bahrain-Sri Lanka trade and investment links were part of talks to bolster co-operation as Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Bahrain’s His Majesty King Hamad and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (April 28) discussed ways of expanding economic, trade, tourism and cultural co-operation and boosting joint investments.
HRH Prime Minist
Sri Lanka on Thursday deported a British tourist for having a tattoo of Buddha on her arm which a court said was an insult to the island's main religion.
Legally, there is no ban on a Buddha tattoo in Sri Lanka, but the predom
Sri Lanka's main ethnic minority Tamil party secured a landslide victory in a provincial poll that has threatened to rekindle animosity between the government and Tamils, four years after the military crushed separatist rebels and ended a 26