“World Travel Expo 2019 – Media & Bloggers Conference”

Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to Manila, Shobini Gunasekera, was invited as a panelist in the “World Travel Expo 2019 – Media & Bloggers Conference’’ held on 18 September 2019 at the Prime Hotel, Quezon City.

The Ambassador-designate introduced Sri Lankan tourism to the audience and enticed them to consider Sri Lanka as the next travel destination for Filipino tourists. She also gave the audience a glimpse of what made Sri Lanka as the Lonely Planet’s best tourist destination in 2019.

The conference was held in preparation for the upcoming “World Travel Expo 2019” which will be held on 25th-27th October 2019 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City, Philippines. It was attended by journalists, bloggers, sponsors, event partners, participating travel agencies and the organizers of the trade expo.

World Travel Expo 2019 will comprise approximately 300 booths targeting at least a minimum of 20,000 visitors. The event will bring together destinations, tourist attractions as well as organizations in business trade relations including hotels, airlines, cruise, tour operators and travel agencies. Local and international travel organizations are also participating at the event.

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila, in cooperation with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, will be participating at the World Travel Expo for the third time. The Philippines is gaining ground as sourcing destination for Sri Lanka and has attracted approximately 20,000 visitors to the country in 2018.

Embassy of Sri Lanka
18 September 2019