|Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion in Korea|
Sri Lanka hopes to see at least 15,000 visitor arrivals for this year and 25,000 for the year 2013.
Sri Lankan Ambassador to Korea Tissa Wijeratne has said that Sri Lanka blessed with the miracles of nature and many other unique aspects is geared up for outbound Korean market raising its profile to that of an Asian tourism icon.
In this connection, preparatory works are now under way to open direct flight service between Seoul and Colombo.
Chances for Korean Air, the national flag carrier of South Korea, to inaugurate the service, toward the end of this year at the earliest, are very high, he observed.