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Sri Lanka tourism income in Jan revised by SLTDA from USD 111Mn to 268Mn

Travel & TourismFeb 22, 2022
Sri Lanka tourism income in Jan revised by SLTDA from USD 111Mn to 268Mn

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has revised the tourism income in Jan from the initial estimate of USD 110.7 Mn to USD 268.3Mn based on the survey results on average stay period and average spending per day estimates for 2022.

The revision was a substantial improvement of FX inflow from tourism, providing hope for the recovery of Sri Lanka tourism in 2022. The average FX inflow from tourism in January for the pre-covid era was USD 445Mn.

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