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
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