The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brazil in collaboration with the Brazilian Affiliation for Travel Companies (ABAV- DF), structured an celebration to encourage Sri Lanka as a vacation spot for Brazilian and South American visitors, on 9th June 2022, at the Embassy premises in Brasilia.
This is the initially of its kind party arranged by the Embassy with the participation of a big amount of journey industry reps considering the fact that the opening of the Mission in 2002 in Brasilia.
Welcoming contributors, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Brazil Sumith Dassanayake explained the relevance of the contribution built by the tourism industry to the financial system of the Island Nation.
Ambassador Dassanayake appealed to the Brazilian tour operators to market Sri Lanka as a destination among Brazilians and South Americans stating that the quantity of tourist arrivals from the location ended up not satisfactory. “Even nevertheless more than 100,000 Brazilians experienced visited Asia area in 2018, only roughly 2800 Brazilians visited Sri Lanka”, the Ambassador extra.
President of the Brazilian Affiliation for Travel Companies Levi Jeronimo said that Sri Lanka is a ‘must visit’ desired destination that supplies diverse routines and sights in close proximity with price for cash.
Secretary of Tourism of Brasilia Vanessa Mendonça knowledgeable that her firm would lengthen its fullest cooperation to the Embassy to market Sri Lanka tourism in Brazil.
Minister Counsellor (Professional) of the Embassy Seevali Wijewantha designed a presentation on vacation options in Sri Lanka titled, “ Sri Lanka – Seu próximo destino de viagem´´ (Sri Lanka – Your upcoming travel desired destination).
General Manager of the M/s. Jetwing Travels (Pvt) Ltd Daminda Dinesh and Portugal resident gross sales representative of M/s Aitken Spence Travels (Pvt) Ltd Nelson Cortez attended the event almost and promoted the tourism offers their firms available.
60 guests symbolizing the Brazilian Vacation Field and media participated at the party.