Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority - Logo

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) was formed in 2005 in compliance with the provisions set out in Section 2 of the Tourism Act (No: 38). The purpose of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority is to transform Sri Lanka into the most sought after tourism destination in Asia.

To accomplish this, the SLTDA monitors all tourism enterprises in the country and ensures that they develop, comply with, and maintain all locally and internationally accepted tourism standards set out in their accreditation and licencing guidelines. The SLTDA also works closely with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and provides them assistance to promote and market Sri Lanka as an international tourist and travel destination.

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has issued Escape Holidays, the operator and owner of Sri Lanka and Maldives – the following licences:

Certificate of Registration as a Travel Agent - Registration Number: TS/TA/1231