Seven leading French Travel agents arrived in Sri Lanka for an eight-night, nine-day tour of our island paradise to experience all that Sri Lanka has to offer. During their stay they had the opportunity to visit tourism hotspots such as Kandy, Passikudah, Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa while also exploring lesser-known destinations such as Mandaramnuwara, Galoya and Inginiyagala. The Familiarization tour was organized by destination management company Connaissance De Ceylan and Theme Resorts & Spas its hotel arm.
“In order for the country’s economy to bounce back and to have a steady flow of much needed forex, we should relook at reviving the tourism industry of the country to its former glory. Whatever the domestic issues, tourism industry stakeholders should be facilitated to make a quick come back,” said Chandra Wickramasinghe, Chairman of Connaissance and Theme Resorts, who was at the Airport with his team to welcome the group.