How about some good news amidst this global pandemic? Yes, Sri Lanka’s future in the travel and tourism industry looks bright indeed! The World Travel Awards has recognized Sri Lanka as “Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination” and Blue Lanka Tours as “Sri Lanka’s Leading Tour Operator 2020”.
Founded by Graham Cooke, the aim of the World Travel Awards Program is to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellent performance in all aspects of the global travel and tourism industry. In the Asia 2020 winner’s category, Cooke comments: “Our winners represent the very best of Asia’s travel and tourism sector […]. They have all demonstrated remarkable resilience in a year of unprecedented challenges.”
Last year, Blue Lanka Tours was a runner up in this category and this year, they were awarded the title of “Sri Lanka’s Leading Tour Operator 2020”. According to Dinesh, CEO of Blue Lanka Tours, the company has much to thank its loyal clients for this valuable award. “Our precious clients have been too kind to us by providing positive reviews on websites such as TripAdvisor and Bookings.com, which has resulted in Blue Lanka Tours being recognized highly amongst these review engines as well. We hope to strive harder in the tourism industry and promise to maintain high standards as the leading tour operator in Sri Lanka.
Specializing in destination management in Sri Lanka, a friendly team of travel experts at Blue Lanka Tours are dedicated towards creating customized and diverse holiday packages for valuable clients. With over a decade of experience in the field, the team is experienced and skilled to curate memorable holiday experiences to suit the varying requirements of every individual traveler. As part of the high quality of service provided to clients, Blue Lanka Tours has developed one of the best tourism websites in Sri Lanka – allowing potential customers to navigate through it easily, grab information at a glance, browse through existing holiday packages and provide an enhanced user experience.
Travel consultants at Blue Lanka Tours are a team of locals who are specialized with a wide range of tourist destinations in the country – thereby only promoting what they have enjoyed themsleves. Consequently, they have earned the trust of our global clientele and are constantly thriving hard to attract more clients to trust that they can create an exciting holiday for them in Sri Lanka.
Blue Lanka Tours has accumulated a portfolio of over 1000 exclusive accommodation properties along with a varying range of tour itineraries focusing on themed guest preferences such as wildlife, beaches, hill country, family, adventure, culture, history, honeymoon, and much more. In addition to skilled travel consultants, they have a team of well-trained professionals to drive clients to their tourist destinations and be their friendly tour guide who will cater to every client requirement while they enjoy their holiday in Sri Lanka.
They also have a 24/7 customer service hotline that guests can get in touch with for any concerns and questions regarding the planned itinerary. Whether it is an alteration to the itinerary, any concerns regarding the tourist attractions to be visited, anything related to the selected accommodation, or anything else concerning the tour, their friendly team is committed towards customer satisfaction.
Starting from a client’s first impression – Blue Lanka Tours’ high-quality website, moving on to the itinerary curation by travel consultants, the whole holiday experience in Sri Lanka, and top notch customer service standard throughout the process, is what they believe contributed greatly in their nomination of, and winning the World Travel Awards Program 2020.
The winners of Asia 2020 revealed a stiff competition, resulting in India winning “Asia’s Leading Destination”, and the Philippines was recognized as “Asia’s Leading Beach Destination”, and “Asia’s Leading Dive Destination”. The program was impressed with Sri Lanka’s wide range of adrenaline offerings and thereby awarded Sri Lanka the title of “Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination”.
These winners are a result of a yearlong quest for top travel, tourism and hospitality brands across the world. A voting process is carried out by professionals in the travel industry as well as the general public, and whichever nominee for each category gets the most votes is the winner.
Graham Cooke also mentioned that the response received from the public for casting votes in 2020 has beaten all previous records. Which shows that the “appetite for travel and tourism has never been stronger”, indicating that as the global recovery after the pandemic begins, the industry seems to have a bright future! Definitely something positive to look forward to in 2021!