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The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participated in South Asia's Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) 2016, New Delhi, India along with 32 industry members inclusive of hoteliers and tour operators …
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday lifted a ban on the hunting of houbara bustard, a rare desert bird whose meat is prized among Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac.
The bear population in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve here has been stable and poised for further increase, a senior forest department official has said.
The Pakistani government concluded its arguments in the houbara bustard case on Wednesday, with the attorney general (AG) asking the Supreme Court to allow "sustainable hunting" of the bird.
Even as the time nears for Olive Ridley turtles to arrive in large number on the shores of Chennai to lay eggs, environmentalists and volunteers have been busy ridding the …
Statistics released by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) for the last year shows that nearly 1.8 million tourists visited the island in 2015.
The tourism industry of Sri Lanka is poised for growth to achieve sustainable development phase within the next few years, based on the strategic direction determined by the new government, …
Sri Lanka has drawn up a plan to educate the tourist to the island on biodiversity in the county's national parks.
Saturday, 21 November 2015 19:52

India: Chirpy pest controllers

Ashy Prinia is a common and cute looking little bird. It can be seen in most gardens in Bengaluru. These 13 to 14 cm long warblers have short rounded wings …
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 8.8 percent in October this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed.
The four-day odonate survey, organised by the Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department in association with the Kottayam Nature Society and Travancore Natural History Society, has identified 51 species of dragon …
The Sri Lankan government has prepared a national program for environmental conservation to create a sustainable environment in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Tourism must focus on Asian Tourism as arrivals from Asia amounted to 45.3% of the total reaching 595,583 arrivals while the contribution from Europe dropped to 39% as …
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 35.9 percent in September this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed.
Hundreds of rare rhinos and other animals are fleeing flooding in India's northeast, raising fears of a rise in poaching during the exodus, a senior wildlife official said Tuesday.
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 18:49

41 tigers died in India this year

Six months after India boasted that its tiger population was growing fast, conservationists on Wednesday said 41 big cats had already died in 2015 and worried that the country was …
At least six tiger poachers were killed today during a gunfight with Bangladesh police in Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest stretching both Bangladesh and Indian coastlines.
Officers of the Moneragala Excise Unit have raided a huge cannabis cultivation in a forest reserve in Moneragala area.
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 11.9 percent in June this year compared to the same period last year, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed.
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and Air India signed up a joint promotion to target the top end of Delhi outbound traveler into Sri Lanka, SLTPB announced in a …
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