The country’s Tourism Promotion Bureau says, visitors from Europe, Asia and Middle East all grew during December.
Region-wise, Western Europe has brought in the largest number of visitors to the Island during December, numbering to 43,699, an year on year growth of 29.6% compared to December, 2012.
Indian market has contributed to the highest number of visitors from a single country during December, accounting for 18,941 arrivals, an year on year growth of 8.5%.
The Island nation achieved 1 million visitor arrivals during the entire 2012, a record in the countries tourism industry.
Sri Lanka is planning to attract 1.25 million tourists during the ongoing year.