Meemure is an isolated village in the central province of sri lanka, located 324m above sea level and hidden amongst the mountainsthe only way to reach it is from the 'hunnasgiriya' mountain, which is part of the knuckles range, approximately 50km from kandy. The global production, marketing and consumption of tea present a resource for tea-related tourism tea and tourism: tourists, traditions and transformations profiles tea cultures and examines the social, political and developmental contexts of using related traditions for touristic purposes. Cultural heritage tourism partners, destinations, resources, toolkits, events, news, and best practices.
Tourism offers the opportunity to visit production sites and experience local coffee cultures and tea traditions coffee tourism is described as being related to the consumption of the coffee history, traditions, products and culture of a destination (jolliffe 2010 :9. Buddhism has been the biggest influence in moulding the variegated cultural heritage of sri lanka in addition, much of the culture of south india has also made inroads into the social fabric of the island. Latterly, sri lanka was an important staging post for indian ocean trade and the coming of the europeans meant the strategic importance of sri lanka was elevated it was a british colony from 1802 until independence in 1948.
The potential for tourism development in many african nations remains largely untapped because of a range of destination management and image issues this is the case for rwanda, which, despite successful development of gorilla viewing tourism, needs to diversify its tourism offerings in order to. Tea heritage tourism: evidence from sri lanka lee jolliffea and mohamed sm aslamb afaculty of business, university of new brunswick, saint john, new brunswick, canada. This cited by count includes citations to the following articles in scholar the ones marked may be different from the article in the profile.
Tourism in sri lanka the famous explorer marco polo of the 12th century wrote that sri lanka is the finest island in the whole world for centuries it had been a great tourism destination particularly for european travellers. Malik fernando, the entrepreneurial younger son of merrill j fernando, the former tea taster who in 1962 established the company that later became dilmah ceylon tea, says, sri lanka is so. Human geography, heritage tourism, sri lanka, urban and regional planning, tourism, and 2 more tourism development and field study ( tourism development and field study ) download (pdf. Tea tourism is a relatively new concept, which is already practiced in sri lanka cultural tourism includes tourism in urban areas, particularly historic or large cities and their cultural facilities such as museums and theatres. Sri lanka tourism development authority travel related information find travel ideas for planning your holiday to sri lanka and discover things to see and do, places to stay and much more.
Sabaramuwa university journal volume 8 number 1 december 2008, pp 33-48 issn 1391-3166 formalizing domestic tourism sector in sri lanka: a case study on southeast dry zone. Tourism in sri lanka is growing rapidly for centuries, sri lanka has been a popular place of attraction for foreign travelers the famous chinese traveler fa-hien arrived in sri lanka in the late 4th century. Far from the fast-paced modernisation of india and her huge cities, sri lanka is a microcosm of diversity - palm-fringed beaches, ancient buddhist cities, verdant tea plantations and lush national parks are amongst her many highlights.
According to early man and the rise of civilisation in sri lanka: the archaeological evidence by s u deraniyagala, by about 125,000 bp it is certain that there were prehistoric settlements in sri lanka. Sri lanka is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, as it contains mixture of golden beaches, rare unique wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and a rich cultural heritage. New historical perspective janaka perera is enthralled by the potential to nurture heritage tourism in the light of world tourism day falling on 27 september, it's worth remembering that an integral part of promoting tourism in sri lanka is to spread awareness among travellers about the island's rich cultural heritage.