ITB Fair - 2019
GERMANY REMAINS A KEY TOURISM GENERATING MARKET FOR SRI LANKA
On the 6th March, 2019 the Sri Lanka Pavilion at the ITB Fair was inaugurated by Hon. John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs. Over 75 Sri Lankan Companies participated at the ITB Fair, the world’s leading travel & tourism show.
Consul General of Sri Lanka, Mrs. Madurika Joseph Weninger visited the Sri Lanka Pavilion at the ITB Fair in Berlin. A large number of German visitors express interest in touring Sri Lanka.
Europe has traditionally been Sri Lanka’s biggest tourism source market with Germany being one of the top contributors. In 2018, the number of tourist arrivals from Germany grew 20% year-on-year to 156,888 compared to 130,227 arrivals in 2017.
At the launch of ‘So Sri Lanka’ promotional campaign during the ITB Fair
Dinner hosted by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi.