The article presents the changes in the tourism landscape of Sri Lanka in the past two years, with improvements in infrastructure, tourist arrivals, and hotel market performances, concentrating on the hotel markets of Colombo and the Southwest Coast.
August 27, 2012
ByInshita Wij ,Kaushik Vardharajan
This review of Sascha Reichstein’s Be my Guest, examines Hilton’s dual role as an international American symbol and a local institution. Reichstein’s book uses photographic images and employee interviews to contrast two international Hilton hotels.
The article provides an overview of Sri Lanka’s tourism industry and discusses the factors responsible for tourism growth, highlighting the shortage of rooms in the country. It also discusses the future trends and challenges.
Tsunami highlights tourism industry's biggest handicaps: its vulnerability to changes in the immediate environment. It is among the first to get affected but among the last to recuperate. Sri Lanka prepares itself for the troubled times, yet again.