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Eurowings to fly from Germany

Newsimage12Eurowings, a German regional airline based in Düsseldorf is planning to fly to Sri Lanka from end of the year. They are looking at operating from either Cologne or Düsseldorf with three flights per week initially.

Lanka bids to be host country at Berlin ITB in 3 years

Newsimage11Sri Lanka is making a strong bid to be the host country of the ITB, the world's largest leisure exhibition in three years' time. This year the host country is Mongolia and the next year it's the Maldives. Tourism and Sports Minister Naveen Dissanayake addressing the opening ceremony of the ITB said that this will bring unprecedented publicity to Sri Lanka and it's a matter they are seriously considering. "We will make a bid." He also said that the Ministry would like to work jointly with the industry stake holders and he welcomes private public partnerships. "Transparency will also be a priority of the ministry which was something that was lacking hitherto.We will also take decisions in consultation with the industry stakeholders."