August visitor entries up by 11.8%

Visitor entries to Sri Lanka have recorded a figure of 186,288 for the month of August 2016, the most recent report of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has uncovered. Contrasted with the comparing month in 2015 where visitor landings had been 166,610, this is a development of 11.8 for each penny.

Then, vacationer entries inside the initial eight months of 2016 has been recorded as 1,359,906 which is a development of 16 for every penny contrasted with the 1,172,465 landings amid the same time frame in 2015.

Vacationer entries from Western Europe inside the initial eight months of 2016 has expanded from 377,250 to 445,667 (18.1%), from East Asian nations from 242,857 to 291,483 (20%) and from South Asian nations from 280,589 to 320,110 (14.1) per penny.

In the mean time, the collected tourism income inside te initial six months of 2016 has developed to USD 1,598.2 million as looked at against the comparing time frame in 2015 which was USD 1,375.7 million.