Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
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Sri Lanka still a strong competitor of best travel destination for 2H of 2020

Travel & TourismMay 19, 2020
Sri Lanka still a strong competitor of best travel destination for 2H of 2020
Sri Lanka took the top spot for the best country to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet a large travel guide book publisher. Sri Lanka is not listed within the top 10 for 2020. But post-COVID-19 will change the status of the list as a traveler will prefer low case destinations and the strength of medical facilities that have succeeded in combating the COVID-19. Further, global travel bloggers have published the way, public help the tourist who struck in the country.

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