WTM 2011 draws large number of visitors
A visitor trying out the new Business
Class seat on display
WTM 2011 saw visitor numbers go up by a massive 14% compared to 2010.
With over 23,000 participants the Sri Lanka pavilion drew a large
number of trade and consumer visitors on the first three days of the
SriLankan Airlines showcased a model of the upgraded business class
product which would be in line with the introduction of the new and
Chairman, SriLankan Airlines Nishantha Wickramasinghe said, "With the
re-introduction of Zurich to our route network in December 2011, we are
confident that Europe will remain a strong market for the airline and
the destination, despite reports of a possible economic turmoil.
The demand for Sri Lanka as a destination is on the rise and we are
pleased to offer visitors the connectivity and capacity through the
airline's network and the code share alliances".