sri lanka wins ‘best destination off the beaten track’ award

Sri Lanka Tourism earned the ‘Best Destination Off the Beaten Track’ award at the Conde Nast Traveler Middle East Reader’s Choice Awards, held on 14 November at the Creek Ballroom of the Park Hyatt Hotel in Dubai.


Dubai Consul General Charitha Yattogoda accepted the award on behalf of Sri Lanka Tourism. Sri Lanka made an outstanding appearance as it outperformed New Zealand and Vietnam to acquire the title. This is awarded based on readers’ votes from the Conde Nast Traveler Middle East Magazine, a publication that covers a wide cross section of the tourism sector including favourite travel experiences, destinations, hotels, airlines and tour operators.