Sri Lankan tourism dented by image put out from aid agencies

Efforts by relief agencies to raise funds to help rebuild Sri Lanka’s tsunami-battered coastlines by projecting images of massive destruction have backfired on the island’s tourism industry. Efforts by relief agencies to raise funds to help rebuild Sri Lanka’s tsunami-battered coastlines by projecting images of massive destruction have backfired on the island’s tourism industry.


Tourists
examine souvenirs at a shop in Colombo. Efforts by relief agencies to raise
funds to help rebuild Sri Lanka’s tsunami-battered coastlines by projecting
images of massive destruction have backfired on the island’s tourism
industry. AFP PHOTO/Lakruwan Wanniarachch

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