Sri Lanka Convention Bureau and Sri Lankan Airlines will be showcasing the country’s potential for business events in Beijing at the China Incentive Business Travel and Meeting (CIBTM) exhibition in September this year.
Jeffrey Xu, project manager for Reed Travel Exhibitions, the organization behind CIBTM said: “Sri Lanka is fast emerging as a sought after, exotic and affordable destination for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions due to its central location in the Indian Ocean, which allows easy access from all parts of the world, as well as its legendary beaches, sunny climate and diverse attractions. Leading airlines now include Colombo as part of their regular schedule and the international and local hotels offer star-class accommodation.”
Sri Lanka’s attendance at CIBTM will give meeting and event planners the opportunity to meet with a large number of key representatives from the local tourism operators. Key exhibiting partners including Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, Beyond Boundaries, Walkers Tours LTD, NKAR Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd, Golden Isle Travels (PVT) LTD, Butterflies Pvt. Ltd., Lanka Sportreizen, Delux Holidays Pvt Ltd, Jetwing, BMICH Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sunway Holidays and Asian Adventures.