The Ambassador H.E. Godfrey Cooray meets “Explore Sri Lanka” promoting the Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka


Ambassador H.E. Godfrey Cooray met with the Chairman and the Board of Directors of the travel company “Explore Sri Lanka” on 08.07.2020 at the Embassy. Explore Sri Lanka AS is duly registered travel agent under the registration of Norwegian Company Act, which provides 21 unique ready-made travel packages to Sri Lanka while providing the service of customizing them. The Board consists of two Sri Lankans namely, Mr. Roshan Karunarathne and Mr. Chrishmal Rajarathnam and two Norwegians namely, Ms. Henriette Ranum and Ms. Kristen Oredsen.

H.E. Godfrey Cooray has explained that he has taken initiative to establish a “Business Forum” and publish in the Official website of the Embassy. This will facilitate easy access to Sri Lanka Businesses, investors and also to promote the tourism industry.

The Explore Sri Lanka currently connected with 410 hotels in Sri Lanka directly, also with the service providers such as transport and leisure activities, etc. All the tours include transportation from Airport to Airport as a qualified chauffeur tourist guide will be assigned to each tour to guide customers throughout their stay in Sri Lanka.

They are also currently interacting with the customers through our website and the social media platforms; Facebook and Instagram at @exploresrilankano.

The team have briefed H.E the Ambassador that the travelers could visit their website and the social media platforms, select a ready-made tour, based on their interests, and also customize them if needed with a short request. Further, they mentioned that they will confirm the tour within a few minutes with the availability of the hotels through an email.

Explore Sri Lanka is currently based in Oslo and looking forward to expanding their business to other major cities as Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger, and Kristiansand at the end of 2020. Then, to Sweden, Denmark, Italy and to Poland by 2022.

Explore Sri Lanka AS has emphasized that they are looking forward to providing an amazing tour experience with the best hospitality for their customers.