Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell by 17.7% in February to just 207,507 from last year 252,033. It is less than January arrivals of 228,434. Out of the top ten tourist destinations Indian, Russian, Ukrain tourist arrivals were higher than last year the same period, but tourist arrivals from UK, France, German, the US, Canada have fallen significantly. Sri Lanka tourist arrivals fell from 2.3Mn to 1.9 Mn in 2019 due to easter attack by Islamic extrimits Group. But the country was able to recover successfully in last tourist season.
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Travel & TourismMar 8, 2020