The True Cost of your Trip to Sri Lanka (new short video)

Visiting Sri Lanka but concerned about human rights? Then check out this fantastic new short video (below) by ’47 Roots’, a punchy round-up of some of the potential ethical pitfalls of your trip and how you can manage them. For further information about...

Militarisation in Sri Lanka’s North: not going away

In 2013, four years after the bloody final stages of Sri Lanka’s civil war, we produced a series of infographics detailing the chilling extent of the military’s presence in the North of Sri Lanka. Those infographics painted a picture of a country a long way from...

Trouble in Paradise

  Since the bloody end of the civil war in 2009, tourism in Sri Lanka has boomed. In 2014 alone, a reported 1.5 million people visited the island, generating an estimated $2.5 billion in revenue. And with a government target to attract 2.5 million visitors to Sri...

Know someone going on holiday to Sri Lanka? Tell them to #ThinkAgain

Today sees the re-launch of our Ethical Tourism Campaign, #ThinkAgain. Please have a look and then share it with your friends. This is an initiative we first unveiled in late 2012 to help tourists better understand the ethical risks involved in going on holiday to Sri...