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SriLankan Airlines offers 50% off on fares and packages for Golden Jubilee of China-Sri Lanka relations
SriLankan Airlines offers 50% off on fares and packages for Golden Jubilee of China-Sri Lanka relations

Tourism Ministy of Sri Lanka Mr Milinda Moragoda (third peoson from right)
and staff from Sri Lanka Tourism Board took picture together

SriLankan Airlines is offering an 50% off on airfares from Beijing to Colombo and holiday packages in Sri Lanka, to celebrate 50 years of close relations between China and Sri Lanka.

The offers include return air fare on Economy class for only CNY 2,680 (exclusive of tax), and holiday packages of 3 nights, 4 days and 4 nights, 6 days starting from CNY 3,780. These packages have been tailor-made for the needs of Chinese tourists. The offers are effective from 1st March to 30th June 2007.

Chandana De Silva, Head of Corporate Communications at SriLankan Airlines said: “Sri Lankan is delighted to support our President’s vision of even closer relations between our two countries. We have joined hands with Sri Lanka Tourism and the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators to provide this once in a lifetime offer to travellers in China.”

SriLankan Airlines’ packages are available with major travel agents in Beijing who are promoting the offer. More than 17 tour operators in Sri Lanka are partnering SriLankan Airlines for these offers.

The packages include stays in Colombo, the western coastal resort of Negombo, the ancient hill capital of Kandy, the southwestern beach resort of Bentota, city tours, shopping tours and cultural tours, visits to the famed Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and the Temple of the Tooth which is sacred to all Buddhists, airport transfers, Chinese speaking guides, transport in air-conditioned vehicles, and accommodation in a range of hotels on full-board twin sharing basis.

Chanaka Olagama, Country Manager China said: “SriLankan launched its Beijing service in June 2005, in addition to our traditional services to Hong Kong. We will soon be entering into discussions with authorities in China to expand our services to other cities and to increase our frequencies to existing destinations.”

The flights to Beijing operate on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, on modern Airbus A330 aircraft. SriLankan also has four weekly services to Hong Kong.


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