In January 2023, Russia ranked first in tourist flow to Sri Lanka.
In January of this year, the total tourist flow to Sri Lanka amounted to 102.5 thousand people, which increased by 24.5% than in January 2021. A quarter of all travelers were Russian tourists. This is reported by Interfax with reference to statistics from the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA).
The first ten places in terms of tourist flow to Sri Lanka were distributed as follows:
- < li> Russia (25.2 thousand tourists);
- India (more than 13.7 thousand);
- Great Britain (8.48 thousand);
- France (4.8k);
- Canada (3.7k);
- Australia (3.6K);
- USA (2.6K);
- Maldives (2.2K);
- Israel ( 1.9 thousand).
< li> Germany (8.2k);