The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), nation’s catalyst for Tourism Promotion last week announced the appointment of Ms. Ruvini Dias Bandaranayake as its new Managing Director. The new MD assumed duties at the Bureau on 15th February 2016 under the patronage of Minister of Tourism and Christian Affaires John Amaratunga, Minister for Ports and Shipping Arjuna Ranatunga and Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism P.M.Withana. Together with the Chairman P.M. Withana, Ms. Bandaranayke will be expected to lead the team at Sri Lanka Tourism to strengthen the country’s Tourism Industry and further develop Sri Lanka’s position in the world tourism ranks via various promotional and marketing activities.

Ms. Bandaranayake was previously Executive Director at Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka and also, prior to her new appointment at Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) she has functioned as MD/CEO of JCT Colombo Oil Bank.