One to one meetings with tour operators at Expo, a success
Sri Lanka Tourism witnessed one to one meetings between Sri Lankan
and foreign tour operators achieving the expected goals.
These meetings provided excellent opportunities to local travel
agents to cooperate with their international counterparts and thereby to
develop and promote products. A number of local travel agents
participated in these meetings, representing local private agent
They have performed some remarkable presentations on tourism
products, for more than 3 hours, with the ambition of promoting Sri
Lanka as a destination.
Commenting on 'one to one meetings', local tour operators said that
it was an ‘ideal’ opportunity to develop business via Expo 2012 as it
provides a very good exposure to the international tourism industry.
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau along with the EDB took steps to
facilitate 55 foreign tour operators to participate in Expo 2012.
These foreign tour operators arrived from many countries including
USA, UK, India, China, South Korea ,France, Malaysia and many other East
Asian nations. SLTPB plans to organize many other events of this nature
in the future.