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Jetwing first Lankan firm to sign UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

Jetwing first Lankan firm to sign UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

By Media Relations- Jetwing Hotels

France: Sri Lanka made history once again, with the signing of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET) by premier hospitality brand Jetwing. The ceremony took place in Paris, France and Jetwing is th...

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

By Juliet Coombe

Prized by the Portuguese, loved and traded by the Dutch and over indulged in by the British who found the raw sweetness an irresistible addition to drinking cups of tea. Nothing it seems can compare to the golden brown Jaffna jaggery, which is sold d...

Turtle Conservation in Sri Lanka

Turtle Conservation in Sri Lanka

By Royston Ellis

The conservation of turtles is a serious business in Sri Lanka, with a dual emphasis on helping turtles breed and survive, as well as maintaining a self-sustaining tourist business. Those turtle hatcheries situated on the west and south coasts of Sri...

Tea, the star of Sri Lanka

Tea, the star of Sri Lanka

By Royston Ellis

Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world and the best tea comes from Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, most people in a hurry only know tea as the liquid resulting from dangling a tea bag on a string in a cup of hot water for a few minutes, then ...

Quails

Quails

By Royston Ellis

The Jungle Bush Quail from India is also to be found in Sri Lanka. It’s a shy bird and so not often encountered by visitors to the bird sanctuaries and nature reserves. It’s much easier to see quails in home gardens where they are kept as pets th...