The Ministry of Tourism says 47,120 foreign tourists have arrived in the country during the first 20 days of December.
The Ministry added that 152,109 tourists in total have visited Sri Lanka since January this year.
Issuing a statement the Ministry said an integrated promotion campaign will be launched beginning next year to promote Sri Lanka as an attractive tourist destination.
In line with the Ministry’s five year global promotion campaign established with the view of attracting more tourists to the island, 2022 has been declared an year to visit Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka will be heavily promoted through social media, and also at international conferences related to the tourism and aviation industry in foreign countries.