Sri Lanka Tourism hoarding and stall attracted many spectators who had come to watch the Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens, where over 300 rugby teams battled it out for the coveted Emirates Dubai Rugby
trophy. , now in its 49th year,
At this three-day sports festival, the largest event on record, now in its 49th year, over 100,000 fans walked through the gates to witness 28 international teams in action in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Seven Series
There were many activities for the spectators to get involved both on and off the pitch, including entertainment, a great family experience and a rugby village which keeps getting bigger and better every year.
Charitha Yattegoda, Sri Lanka’s Consul General in Dubai and Northern Emirates graced the Sri Lanka stall which was designed around the concept of the new destination slogan ‘So Sri Lanka.’ Sri Lanka Tourism was represented by Ajantha Rathnayake, Assistant Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB).
Several travel related inquires about the destination was received at the Sri Lanka stall to which the Promotion Bureau was able to respond positively.