2012 TUR Fair at Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg

Mr. Sarath Wattegedera of Sunray Travels/Ceylon Tours and Ambassador Oshadhi Alahapperuma mingling with other exhibitors at the TUR fair

On 22 March – 25 March, the Embassy participated in the annual TUR fair in Gothenburg, Sweden on the behalf of the Tourism Promotion Bureau of Sri Lanka. TUR is the leading international fair on tourism and travel in Scandinavia, held at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg, a 10 000 square metre exhibition area.

From the left: Mr. Chandra Ediriweera (Ceylon Tours), Mr. Rohan Abeywickrama (Hawk Tours), Mr. L.G. Dissanayake (Embassy of Sri Lanka), Ambassador Oshadhi Alahapperuma, Mr. Sarath Wattegedera (Sunray Travels/Ceylon Tours), Mr. Ranjan Walpola (Ceylon Tours) and Mr. Nelman Senarathne (Embassy of Sri Lanka)

Ceylon Tours, Omni Travels, Hawk Travels and Chamathaka Travels exhibited in the Sri Lanka stall. The Ambassador visited the fair on 23rd March, while Mr. Dissanayake, Third Secretary (Commercial) attended all exhibition days.

The total number of participants was 36 100, of which 13 076 were trade visitors (including exhibitors) and 23 024 visitors from the general public. 342 journalists participated in the event.

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