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Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau makes a successful contribution at SATTE 2020

SLTPB made its first successful participation for the year 2020 at South Asia’s Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) 2020 in New Delhi, India from 8th to 10th January 2020. The colorful Sri Lanka stall showcased the creative thinking of the Sri Lankan people, and a Cultural dance troupe entertained the visitors to their hearts content.
The Sri Lanka pavilion was officially opened by Ms. Upekkha Samaratunga, Minister (Commercial) Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi, amidst a distinguished gathering. 63 Industry members joined SLTPB at this event, to highlight Sri Lanka as one of world’s top travel destinations and encourage more tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Airlines also participated in this occasion, in order to give more clarity and recognition.

SLTPB also held a press conference to create awareness among the Media and public about its latest promotional activities and plans for 2020, and promotional campaigns and fairs in which they hope to participate.

SATTE  2020 is India’s leading B2B travel trade engagement show which receives an enormous crowd of visitors each year. This year’s event successfully concluded with an increase in the footfall by a historic 40 percent in its 26th year. The three-day business networking trade show, SATTE 2020 was the biggest event ever with more than 1000 exhibitors, from over 50 countries and 28 Indian states. This mega fair also witnessed a tremendous response from the Industry, whereas it was thoroughly supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government `of India, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Over the years, SATTE has grown both in terms of exhibitors and visitors (including international and domestic buyers) and is today the biggest networking forum for the travel and tourism industry in South Asia.