Putting Sri Lanka on the tourist map

Hotel operators create the foundations of a sustainable tourism industry backed by a government trying to learn from other countries' mistakes.

Putting Sri Lanka on the tourist map

Sri Lanka is a country with everything a tourist could possibly want. It has mile upon unbroken mile of pristine tropical beach for sun seekers, or verdant tea plantations for those who prefer chillier climes. Wildlife can be viewed up close and personal in scores of national parks, or spotted simply wandering at will through jungle and across paddy fields. 

The country is also replete with history. Some eight World Heritage sites conserve its...

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