Hotels in Sri Lanka cut rates as tourism drops

  • 3 Jul 2007 17:26:45 GMT

    As SamanJ says - this drastic drop in tourism has NOTHING to do with the violance, the abductions (and Ransoms), and the killings going on in Srilanka.

    Its all the fault of Srilankan airlines, UNP, SLFP(M), Journalists, RW, RWs Grand Mother, Businessmen aligned to the UNP, Norwegians who want to divide SL, Imperialistic Americans, Sirasa TV, Lasantha Wickramatunga, Tiran Alles etc etc etc......

    This is One big conspiracy to discredit the government of our highly visionary, Patriotic, NON-CORRUPT, Sri Rohana Mahinda Rajapaksha and Co govt!!

    The ONLY solution for the this is Start up another Airline like Mihin Air and call is (Goat, Chamal, Basil and Gamiya Air).... :) :) Or may be even a railway line from Europe to Srilankan????? :) Problem solved! And we will all live happily ever after!! :)

  • 3 Jul 2007 17:49:26 GMT

    Anizam, you should be in politics

    you have a good future

  • 3 Jul 2007 17:52:26 GMT

    [Anizam, you should be in politics

    you have a good future]

    good idea anizam, join the club!!

  • 3 Jul 2007 18:08:53 GMT

    [These black money is deposited in secret Rajapakse accounts in USA]

    you are wrong!

    MR`s bank deals exposed!! click here to find out!

    http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/2007/6/16010_space.html

  • 3 Jul 2007 20:56:59 GMT

    Don`t worry, more bank notes will be printed to compensate for your loses due to down turn in tourism which was brought about by Rajapakse brothers.

    More bank notes are printed to pay for the jumbo cabinet

    [The UNP charged in parliament yesterday that the government had obtained Rs 37 billion from the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), belonging to three million workers, just to maintain its jumbo cabinet.UNP MP for Kegalle district, Kabir Hashim, said that another overdraft worth Rs. 50 billion had been obtained from the Bank of Ceylon. ]

  • 3 Jul 2007 21:00:33 GMT

    Check my space. All is not lost. GOSL is increasing foreign and local traffic with discount prices. I don`t think you can get this deal anywhere else.

  • 4 Jul 2007 23:04:57 GMT

    ANUS-AM says,

    I Quote:

    The ONLY solution for the this is Start up another Airline like Mihin Air and call is (Goat, Chamal, Basil and Gamiya Air).... :) :) Or may be even a railway line from Europe to Srilankan????? :) Problem solved! And we will all live happily ever after!! :)

    End Quote.

    It was I who originally said on this newsgroup That the Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa should start a new air Line.. Called `Chamal Air` just so that UNP(Traitor Ranil/ANUS-AM faction) will bark up the wrong tree... This is why weeks later ANUS-AM is daydreaming about `Chamal Air`.....Serious lack of Originality on the part of ANUS-AM!!....

    Thanks alot for launching GAMIYA-AIR..... Sounds a heck of a lot better than ANUS-Air to Non-NASA members like us...

  • 4 Jul 2007 23:14:59 GMT

    Costa,

    Most Sri Lankan Politicians would love to have an opponent like ANUS-AM................

    I`d deffinitely be in acitve Sri Lankan politics if you can ensure that ANUS-AM will be my life long political opponent!

    Problem is that ANUS-AM is in US-East Coast.......

  • 4 Jul 2007 23:59:14 GMT

    [Sri Lankan airlines further kills the SL tourism with their exorbitant ticket prices]

    I totally agree with exorbitant ticket prices charged by Sri Lankan Air Lanka.

    I don`t like their transit procedure too, they take transit passengers to local hotels. Once on my transit journey I was reluctant to leave the airport as one would feel unsafe in Sri Lanka. However they do not allow long stay in the transit lounge. The local hotel was good.

    I was also recently informed that a foreign transit passenger who fell ill had been taken to a hospital in Sri Lanka, without proper diagnosis and treatment died in that hospital.

  • 5 Jul 2007 00:12:44 GMT

    Vagabond,

    [I totally agree with exorbitant ticket prices charged by Sri Lankan Air Lanka. ]

    The real reason is that Airlanka is now administered by foreigners without business skills. When we first started Airlanka - there was a good mix of business skills from Singaporeans and local ownership through professionals and experienced staff. But now we have weakened the business component by employing westerners without good business skills at the top. This is in turn influencing locals to become more and more complacent - as Air Ceylon was.

    Did you write to your level management to share your concerns as a customer? If not you have no ownership feelings and therefore are criticizing as an outsider. Then you need to use Objective merit basis.

    Gaja