Institutions of Ministry of Tourism

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) was established under the Act No 38 of 2005. As per the section 23(1) of the Act, Tourism Development Fund is monitored by the SLTDA.

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Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau was established under the Tourism Act. No. 38 of 2005 of the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The bureau plays the key role in promoting and marketing Sri Lanka as a tourist and travel destination both in local & global.

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Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management

The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM) is the only Government approved premier Institute in Sri Lanka, which was established to train young men and women for the Hospitality and Travel Industry.

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Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) continued its work enhancing and tapping into opportunities for Sri Lanka as a sought after MICE venue in the global market.The activities of the Bureau included liaising with the industry and institutions connected with MICE tourism.

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Department of National Botanic Gardens

Sri Lanka’s botanic Gardens have a long and proud history, punctuated by colonialism, industrial change and wars. Throughout this period the Gardens have continued to flourish, and the plant collections and herbarium grown and now days the Gardens represent a significant national asset for Sri Lanka. The plant collection and herbarium are important resources for both teaching and research, serving as reference for the different plant families, genera and species represented.

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News - Tourism

The second BIMSTEC Network of Tour Operators meeting concludes with new initiatives for developing regional tourism

BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation, Dhaka) was initiated as a platform to bring together the countries in the Bay of Bengal to discuss and work in collaboration to develop all aspects of 14 main s

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CHINESE INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL MART OPEN FOR VIRTUAL TRAVEL BUSINESS SLTPB Registered Businesses to have extended 6 month Direct Virtual Access to Chinese Travel Businesses

Sri Lanka participated at the virtual version 5 of China International Travel Mart (CITM - 2020) which was held from 16th to 18th November 2020 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, China where the first two days of the fair was open to the trad

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