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Overview

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) estimated that in 2011 the total contribution of the travel and tourism industry was 8% of Sri Lanka’s GDP. The WTTC ranked Sri Lanka 101 out of 181 countries in terms of relative contribution of tourism to the economy or percentage of GDP, below the world average. This figure is set to rise by 5.9% per annum over the coming decade. The sector supports 7.5% of total employment which is forecast to rise in line with industry growth, meaning that by 2022 approximately 700, 000 people will be employed directly or indirectly in the travel and tourism sector (WTTC estimate 2011). Visitor exports generated 12.6% of total exports in 2011, which is expected to increase to 14.3% by 2022. In 2011 Sri Lanka received 856, 000 visitors. 

Tourism and Travel organisations in Sri Lanka
Association of Group Tour Agents of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Tourism Board