Kanchana Wickramasinghe

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.

Adopting a Blue Economy Approach in Sri Lanka

In this article Kanchana Wickramasinghe points out the importance of regional collaboration to make the best use of ocean resources.

Good Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Industry in Sri Lanka: Determinants and Barriers

With the tourism sector in Sri Lanka recording remarkable growth, it is imperative to ensure that this growth is environmentally sustainable. Are hotels in Sri Lanka adopting good environmental management practices?

Getting Communities Involved in Sri Lanka’s Nature Tourism

Tourism-related community development in nature tourism should not be just about getting a few villagers to guide tourists, but must take a more meaningful and holistic approach, argues Kanchana Wickremasinghe

Tackling Environmental Challenges in the Indian Ocean Will Require Closer Collaboration in the Region

A strong regional collaboration agenda is needed to tackle the critical issues facing the Indian Ocean environment and the implications for the countries that are around it, and benefit from it.