Phase 2 of the Master TDM 2017-18 took our students to Asia Pacific. They conducted field research in three distinct types of tourism destinations – a city destination, a developing destination with a rural character, and a mature destination with a long history of tourism development. This year’s Master TDM class visited Melbourne, Sri Lanka, and Bali. Here we present some […]
Phase 2 of the Master TDM 2017-18 takes our students to Asia Pacific where they are conducting field research in three distinct types of tourism destinations – a city destination, a developing destination with a rural character, and a mature destination with a long history of tourism development. This year’s Master TDM class visits […]
This year, our Master TDM students visited Melbourne, Australia; South Coast, Sri Lanka; and Bali, Indonesia as part of the second phase of their Master programme. Here you can read the blogs of some of our Master TDM students about their field research and reflections from the second destination: Sri Lanka. Enjoy the read!
Sri Lanka was […]
eTN, Dec 13, 2007 Tourism has staged a turn around from November, with a robust arrival gain of 20% for the month. The drop-in arrivals peaked in May this year to 40% after the LTTE attack on the Bandaranaike International Airport and the subsequent curfew imposed on night flights.Since September this year, a recovery […]
sundaytimes.lk, 25-6-2007Initiatives on domestic tourism promotion undertaken by the Sri Lanka Tourist Board (SLTB) to assist the struggling sector is doomed to failure, say those in the travel industry.According to the Managing Director of World Travel Center, Sudharma De Silva, the SLTB’s ‘intention is good but their action is wrong.’ De Silva told The […]
eTN Asia, 27-12-2006Sri Lanka is to start work on its newest tourism product—the Kalpitiya Lagoon, which is located on the northwest coast, according to latest reports from the island.Announcing the government’s decision, Sri Lanka Tourist Board (SLTB) chairman Udaya Nanayakkara said, “We have received the green light from the government to embark on the […]
Napavalleyregister.com, December 18, 2006 KHAO LAK, Thailand — Martin Bleck is still spooked by water. He vividly remembers the wave that swept him and his mother away, and the field of corpses through which he waded to safety. He chooses to live on high ground, away from the shore.He has tsunami waves tattooed down […]
DEVELOPMENTS – Tourism Land-Grabs Mean Thousands of Tsunami Survivors in Sri Lanka, India and Thailand Remain Homeless
eTN, 6-12-2006The pressure group Tourism Concern welcomes BBC 2’s two-part TV drama ‘Tsunami, The Aftermath’ which raises that most hidden of issues – why local people have not been able to move back home, nearly two years after the 2004 Boxing Day disaster in South East Asia. This is an outstanding opportunity for all […]
Recruiting local personnel has delayed HolidayAir, Sri Lanka’s first ever budget airline, from taking off as scheduled, with the company now hoping to get off the ground by the first week of December.