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Measuring Sri Lanka’s Sustainable Tourism: Missing Piece of the Puzzle

In the spirit of World Tourism Day on 27 September 2017, this article looks at how measuring sustainable tourism can help policymakers and industry stakeholders to make information-based, effective decisions. It argues that the adoption of sustainable tourism indicators in a sensible manner lowers the costs associated with inappropriate tourism policy interventions. However, the development of a technically-sound and meaningful set of indicators in itself is a challenging task for Sri Lanka.

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Intellectual Property Rights as a Tool for Enhancing Ecotourism in Sri Lanka

This article highlights how Intellectual Property Rights can be used as a tool to support the development of the Tourism Industry and its subsector ecotourism.

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Making Sri Lankan Tourism Accessible for All

Marking World Tourism Day 2016, this article highlights the importance of Sri Lanka to promote accessible tourism to discover possible economic potentials of its emerging tourism market.

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Sri Lanka’s Tourism Industry and the Foreign Ownership Debate

This article explores Sri Lanka’s foreign land ownership debate and how the right environment could benefit the country’s tourism industry.

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Millions of Tourists, Millions of Opportunities

This article to mark the World Tourism Day 2015 highlights measures that Sri Lanka can take in order to harness the full range of opportunities in its booming tourism sector.