Sri Lanka on show at South Asia’s Travel and Tourism Exchange

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The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau showcased Sri Lanka’s travel, tourism and hospitality industry at SATTE 2020 held in India.     

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in association with Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi organised Sri Lanka’s national pavilion at SATTE 2020, South Asia’s leading B2B travel and tourism event, held from 8-10 January at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida in India.   

A total of 63 Sri Lankan companies together with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and SriLankan Airlines showcased Sri Lanka’s travel, tourism and hospitality industry at SATTE 2020. 

The Sri Lanka delegation to the travel fair was led by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Assistant Director Ajantha Rathnayake. Sri Lanka’s travel tourism and hospitality industry was represented at the 27th Edition of SATTE by 15 leading hoteliers and 50 travel agents. 

The Sri Lanka national pavilion at SATTE 2020 highlighted many aspects of the great potential, illustrating the beauty and the rich cultural heritage that Sri Lanka has to offer as a leading tourist destination in the world

At the Sri Lanka pavilion, Ceylon Tea was served to the visitors with a view to promote ‘Pure Ceylon Tea’ in India. Bringing in a glimpse of Sri Lankan traditional dancing to the exhibition, the Sri Lanka Army dance troupe performed traditional Sri Lankan dances at the Sri Lanka pavilion at given times, during the three-day event. 

South Asia’s leading travel trade show, SATTE is an annual three-day B2B trade show designed to bring together the key travel industry leaders in the region. It convenes Indian and international exhibitors and buyers to forge new partnership and strengthen business. 

Over the last 25 years SATTE has consistently grown and in turn ensured the success of many a business. In 2020, SATTE has marked 1,000 exhibitors from 50 countries and 32,000 visitors from the travel and tourism industry.