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Sri Lanka expects to over take pre-COVID tourists inflow by 2024

Travel & TourismFeb 8, 2022
Sri Lanka expects to over take pre-COVID tourists inflow by 2024
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The projection formulated by SLTDA illustrates two possible scenarios of post COVID19 recovery. As per the conservative and optimistic scenarios, Sri Lanka expects to overtake the pre-COVID19 monthly tourist arrival in 2024 and annual total tourist arrivals to 1.8Mn (conservative) and 2.7Mn (optimistic). Sri Lanka attracted 2.3Mn tourists in 2018 and 1.9Mn in 2019.


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