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1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

1998-2015

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF). the pioneer National Ecotourism Organization in Sri Lanka... Marching towards greener and pro-poor tourism fabric in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA ECOTOURISM FOUNDATION

Press Release

Launch and the Inaugural Workshop of National Sustainable Tourism Certification (NSTC) Programme




The Workshop on first ever National Sustainable Tourism Certification (NSTC) Programme for Small and Medium Enterprises Tourism and Community Based Tourism Enterprises has been launched on the 27th April, 2015, at the Auditorium of the National Library Services Board, Colombo, 07, Sri Lanka.

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ASIAN ECOTOURISM NETWORK (AEN) ESTABLISHED

A long-felt need for the Ecotourism Fraternity in Asia




A group of Asian ecotourism leaders gathered to kick off the Asian Ecotourism Network (Ecotourism Asia-AEN) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia on the 16th of October, 2014, in conjunction with the 8th Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference. At the founding board meeting, the members unanimously agreed to establish the Ecotourism Network for Asia housed in a public organization named Designated Area for Sustainable Tourism Administration
(DASTA) located in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Small and Medium Enterprises Network of Tourism Sri Lanka

'…..promoting sustainable tourism through SMEs and CBTs…'


Mailing Address; 326/A/53, SAMUPAKARA MAWATHA, PELANWATTA, PANNIPITIYA,
SRI LANKA Telephone/Fax; + 94 11 270 00 45 + 94 11 270 09 63/ +94 773 476 179 +94 777 63 13 34 Email; sleco@slltnet.lk


"We are giving a voice to small and medium tourism entrepreneurs of Sri Lanka that can be heard in the wider global forum of discussions and feel the SME tourism fraternity proud through tourism businesses", added SLEF press statement. "The Small and Medium Enterprises Network of Tourism Sri Lanka (SMENTS) has been established to connect and showcase stakeholders at Regional, Intra-regional and International SME Tourism Markets"


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A Project by Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF) to support rural women through Training on Agro Tourism, Community Tourism , Management of Farm and Ecolodges



Nature of the Project:

A Training and Awareness Programme initiated by SLEF targeting the rural women in Sri Lanka in improvement of their life-styles and alleviating of poverty in the society in general


Objectives of the project:

To strengthen of the institutional capacity of rural women enabling them to embark in ecotourism enterprises in their locality


Focus:

Gender empowerment through training and opening of Income Generating Activities (IGA) for the rural women
Number of training programmes planned during Year 2015; 10.
Number of participants to be enrolled; 10 in each location


Locations identified:

Piliyandala, Horana, Kalutara, Bandaragma, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Nuwara Eliya, Tissamharamaya, Kurunegala, Puttalam, Kandy, Ratnapura, Batticolla, Ampara, Monaragala, Ambalangoda


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Sri Lanka Tourism News Paper

(UNWTO) Asia Pacific



Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF) rated by UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in its publication 'Compendium of Best Practices and Recommendations for Ecotourism in Asia and the Pacific'

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Asia-Pacific Regional Ecotuorism Council (APREC)

www.
ecotourism.org

ecotourism
conference.org

First South Asia Sub Regional Tourism Forum

Walawa Nadee Ecotourism Organitation

'RESPONSIBLE TOURISM WITHOUT BOUNDARIES' Documentary DVD on Ecotourism and Community Based Tourism released


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