Sri Lanka with its popularity as a destination for leisure and cultural holidays is located next to India and is a land of extreme beauty with a rich history that goes back many thousands of years. Sri Lanka is home to a large number of historical UNESCO world heritage sites and harbors a large number of Buddhist religious sites, important to Buddhists around the world. The pristine coastal belt is ideal for leisure and saltwater activities while the Sri Lanka rainforest and national park are ideal places to explore fauna and flora.
Sri Lanka’s tourism industry has seen many obstacles in the recent past, starting with the eater bomb blast in 2019, causing various inconveniences to the tourism industry and the stakeholders. Condé Nast Traveller ranks Sri Lanka in the top 20 list of countries to travel to in 2022, which is an important accolade that helps the island to improve its image as a destination and attract travelers.
Sri Lanka has been ranked among the best countries to travel to in the world according to the Condé Nast Traveller. The island nation has been able to win another international accolade in 2022 from the online travel community platform WorldPackers.com. According to WorldPackers.com, Sri Lanka is one of the safest holiday destinations in the world. Sri Lanka has been able to win another prestigious international accolade and ranked among the top 20 list of the Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 by Condé Nast Traveller. Earlier Sri Lanka became the best holiday destination in the world, however, Sri Lanka has slid down to 17th place in the list for 2022.
Sri Lanka has able to receive 88.01 points in the survey and ranked between Sweden and Israel, those 2 countries secured 16th and 18th places in the list respectively.
For the year 2021, Sri Lanka is positioned in the 5th place in the list of most favorite countries to travel by the Conde Nast Traveller. Despite the little setback due to political and economic downturn Sri Lanka has been able to rank ahead of most popular tourist destinations such as Turkey, Australia, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the 2022 edition of the Readers’ Choice Awards, the top three destinations to travel to in 2022 are Portugal with a score of 91.22, Japan – with 91.17, and Thailand – with 90.46.