The employment in the tourism industry showed rapid growth after the end of civil war in the country. Direct employment includes hotels, travel agents, airlines and other passenger transportation services, agencies providing recreational facilities, tourist guides, tourist shops, and other organizations in the tourism sector. Indirect employment includes businesses that sell goods and services to the tourism sector. The growth of employment was 6% during the last five years in both direct and indirect employment.
Sri Lanka employment associated with Tourism is 400,000 in 2019
Travel & TourismJun 4, 2020