Sri Lanka “Wonder of Asia” was promoted for the second consecutive year at the World Travel Expo 2018 in the Philippines
Sri Lanka Embassy Manila with the support of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), participated at the “World Travel Expo 2018”, a 3-day promotional event held from 26th to 28th October 2018 at the SMX Convention Centre, Manila.
Prominent Filipina TV and Film Director Ms. Joyce Bernal together with the Acting Mayor of Olongapo City Hon. Sarah Lugerna F. Lipumano-Garcia, and Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Philippines Aruni Ranaraja, traditionally inaugurated the Sri Lankan pavilion.
This is the second consecutive year that Sri Lanka participated at the World Travel Expo Philippines with the aim of promoting Sri Lanka as a new destination for leisure and adventure among the Filipino travelers.
Currently, Filipinos holds the second highest number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka among the ASEAN countries and the top four out of the East Asian countries.
This years’ World Travel Expo had more than 30,000 visitors with 278 booths showcasing various services from international and national travel operators to travel agencies, airline companies, cruises, accommodation, and travel authorities in the Philippines.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
29 October 2018