Friday, April 9, 2010
Sri Lanka Tourism - Yahoo! Travel Magazine ranks Sri Lanka among top 10
The other countries recommended by the magazine for a ‘memorable holiday’ are Malaysia, Thailand, India, Bulgaria, Croatia, Mexico, Turkey, Egypt and Hungary.
Meanwhile travel analysts expect that in 2010 the global tourist industry will return to its pre-crisis levels with growing interest towards the event tourism, Novinite reports.
The National Geographic channel recently in an exclusive report categorized Sri Lanka as the second best place to visit. The commentators, Times Travel Writer Jil Crawshow and Editor of Wandertrust Magazine describe Sri Lanka as ‘definitely a best place to visit’.
The National Geographic Adventure too has ranked Sri Lanka as the Second Best New Trips for 2010 out of 25 countries, accrediting the country as the “Wonder of the World.” Sri Lanka was ranked as the number one tourist destination by the ‘New York Times’ in its list of “31 Places to go in 2010”.
Just days after this ranking, a leading lifestyle web resource, Daily Candy, weighed in with a similarly enthusiastic travel recommendation, Praising Sri Lanka as “the best place ever been”. Tourist arrivals in the country increased sharply from May in 2009 after defeating terrorism.
source - www.dailynews.lk