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    Sri Lanka's tourism revenue shows 33.9 pct increase in first 7 months

    October 06, 2014

    Tourism is a top foreign exchange earner for Sri Lanka's $59 billion economy, with garments and tea, and remittances from expatriate workers being ahead.


    Sri Lanka's tourism industry has been booming since a three-decade war ended in 2009. Sri Lanka Tourism has set a target for 1.5 million arrivals in 2014 and a revenue target of $1.8 billion. The island hopes to reach 2.5 million arrivals and earn $3.5 billion by 2016.

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