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Travelmarvel Tips Sri Lanka as a Hot Destination for 2017

April 18, 2016 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Travelmarvel is tipping Sri Lanka to become one of its most popular emerging destinations for 2017.


Pictured in Sri Lanka, with the beach of Ahungalla as the backdrop – clockwise from top left:

Susie Coughlin Travelmarvel National Sales Manager, Laura Peut Flight Centre Runaway Bay QLD, Sheryl Wilkinson helloworld Mandurah Forum WA, Stuart Lyall Travelmarvel Asia Product Manager, Mario Wijesekera Travelmarvel Tour Director, Jenny Mitchell The Travel Studio TAS, Chloe Boam Flight Centre Knox VIC, Fenton Ngataierua Flight Centre Phoenix WA, Sharon Hungerford The Travel Agent at Caloundra QLD, Bec Smart Flight Centre Niddrie, Alex Smith Echuca Travel Centre VIC.

Having enjoyed strong sales for its 2016 tours, the premium travel operator is expecting interest in this exotic spice island to grow amongst Australian guests over the next twelve months.

Commenting, Travelmarvel General Manager David Cox said, “Sri Lanka is really opening up to overseas tourism. So much so that Colombo was named Asia Pacific’s top fastest growing tourist city in 2015*.

“With incredible experiences, history and wildlife, along with pristine beaches and eight World Heritage sites, it’s easy to see the appeal.  Investment in infrastructure is also increasing and the agents we hosted there on a recent famil were really impressed,” he said.

Chloe Boam, General Manager at Flight Centre Knox was one of the agents who travelled to Sri Lanka with Travelmarvel:

“Australian clients will love Sri Lanka.  It was one of the best famils I have been on and as a result I will certainly be sending my clients to see Sri Lanka for themselves,” she said.

Showcasing the destination in its new India River Cruising brochure, Travelmarvel is offering a 12 Day Splendours of Sri Lanka tour. Prices for 2017 departures are from $4,295** per person, twin share.

The journey takes in all the highlights of Negombo, Sigiriya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Yala National Park, Ahungalla and Colombo.

Highlights include a stay at the unique Aliya Resort & Spa, situated on 22 acres with its own jungle and offering views of magnificent Sigiriya Rock; a cooking demonstration at Spice Gardens near Kandy, followed by a relaxing massage; a two-night stay at the superb Amaya Hills; a special train ride through tea plantations and picturesque hill country to Nanu Oya; and the chance to get up close to local wildlife on a leopard safari following a stay at the stunning Jetwing Yala.

Travelmarvel is offering a special Companion Fly Free Offer on all bookings of this tour. Flights are with Singapore Airlines or an airline of Travelmarvel’s choosing. Offers are strictly limited and are subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

Travelmarvel’s India River Cruising 2017 featuring Sri Lanka brochure is available now. For further information call 1300 196 420, visit or see your local business development manager.

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