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Over 1mn tourists visit Lanka by June

Over one million tourists visit Lanka by end June The total number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during June 2019 was 63,072.

This is a drop of 57 % (due to Easter blasts) in comparison to June last year where there were 146, 828.

This month, the largest source market for tourists was India, followed by the Australia, United Kingdom and China. Almost 97 % of tourists travelled by air to Sri Lanka.

 Europe accounted for 32% of the total traffic, America 9%, Middle East 4% and Africa 1%. As at June 30, 2019, a total of 1,008,449 of tourists had visited Sri Lanka for this year.

It is a decline of 13.4% over last year when 1,164,647 tourists had visited the country during the same period.

Asia & Pacific became the largest source of tourist traffic to Sri Lanka with 54 % of the total traffic received in June 2019.

 India, Australia, United Kingdom, China and Maldives were Sri Lanka’s top five international tourist generating markets in June this year.

 India was the largest source of tourist traffic to Sri Lanka with 24% of the total traffic received in June 2019.

Australia and United Kingdom accounted for 7% of the total traffic; while China and Maldives accounted for 6% and 5% respectively.


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