Friday, 24th September 2021

First International Buddhist Tourism Summit today

Britasia news team

Oct 2, The First International Buddhist Tourism Summit is organised by the Tourism Study Programmes of the Department of Economics, University of Colombo partnering with Ridee Viharaya in Kurunegala, with the support of the Tourism Development Authority, Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Ministry, Buddha Sasana Ministry and other stakeholders of the industry.

According to Dr. Saranga Silva, Coordinator of the Tourism Economics and Hospitality Management Course, the objective of the summit is to explore strategies to promote Buddhist Tourism in Sri Lanka as one of the most sought-after Buddhist tourist destinations in the world.

The most suitable strategies and ways to promote a more inclusive, socio-culturally and environmentally responsible Buddhist tourism development in Sri Lanka will also be explored as an outcome of this summit.

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