Working with the Sri Lankan Tourism Development Authority to Develop Resources for Creating and Analyzing Tourism Policy
Author: Ceylan Oymak, HKS MPP Student
Sri Lanka tends to conjure up a range of ideas by would-be tourists: its deeply intriguing history and relation to colonial powers, a 26-year civil-war with the Tamil Tigers, or, more simply, the paradisiac beaches, beautiful landscape, warmth of the people and the rich cuisine. I believe each of these things contribute differently to Sri Lanka becoming one of world’s top tourist destinations in the past few years.
High demand among foreigners to visit Sri Lanka surely presents wide opportunities for...