Wednesday, 08 January 2020 07:19

CNN Business Traveller spotlight on SL this month

The globally popular CNN Business Traveller will focus on Sri Lanka this month, sharing insights on how the country is bouncing back and what lessons can be learnt from recent setbacks.

CNN says Sri Lanka is a major tea-exporting country with endless stretches of beaches, hiking trails and ancient archaeological sites. But the island nation has also braved and overcome terror attacks and natural disasters in recent years. From the streets of Colombo to the wilds of Kaudulla National Park, CNN’s Richard Quest meets with businesses and tourism authorities including the Ministry of Tourism, SriLankan Airlines, Dilmah Tea and Jetwing Travels to find out the key behind their resilience.

He also catches up with security experts for travel advice that even the most experienced traveller can use. The 30-minute special program will be aired today, 8 January at 1630 HKT; Thursday, 9 January at 0130 HKT; Saturday, 11 January at 1430 HKT; Sunday, 12 January at 0330 HKT and 1900 HKT; Saturday, 18 January at 2030 HKT; Sunday, 19 January at 0930 HKT and 1430 HKT and Monday, 20 January at 0330 HKT.

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