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SL Tourism earns U.S dollars for 2018.


Sri Lanka has earned over 4 billion U.S. dollars from tourism this year with steadily increased revenue of 11.6% compared to 2017, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority stated in a press release.

The data suggests that an average duration of stay per person is 11 days in Sri Lanka while average daily expenditure is 174 U.S dollars accounting to approximately 2000 U.S dollars during their entire stay.

The Industry expectations for 2019 are 3 million tourist arrivals and revenue of 5 billion U.S dollars with lonely planet naming Sri Lanka as the No.1 destination to travel in 2019.

India, China and Britain have managed to remain as the leading markets throughout the year in 2018 as well.