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|COLOMBO , July 6 (Xinhua) -- Over 1 million tourists arrived in Sri Lanka in the first six months of 2017, with China and India being the leading markets, statistics from the Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau showed on Thursday.
This June recorded a 4.5 percent growth with the arrival of 123,351 tourists compared to the same period last year, while 1,010,444 tourists arrived from January to June, statistics revealed.
India recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals with 27,836 followed by China with 17,205.
Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said last week that Sri Lanka was depending on the Chinese market to boost its tourist arrivals and the country was encouraging more Chinese to visit the island country.
Amaratunga added the industry was confident to achieve 2.5 million tourists this year and preparations had been put in place to welcome an influx of tourists from September.
Tourism has become the second highest earner of foreign exchange. Last year, over 2 million tourists arrived in Sri Lanka.
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The Mangusta 108 is a maxi open with absolutely stunning lines. The 5.400 horsepower of the twin engines awakens your senses as you skim across the Mediterranean Sea at 35 knots? Motor yacht Four Friends has a sporty nature and combines high performance with the personalization and comfort of a traditional motor yacht. Lunch in the midst of the world?s jet set at the infamous club55, Saint Tropez, an afternoon of jet skiing and water sports, or just relax and be pampered by the onboard masseuse whilst at anchor in a secluded bay. The craggy coast of Corsica, the marvellous beaches of Sardinia, the unsurpassed pure style of Portofino or the beautiful tranquil bays of the islands of Porquerolles are journeys Four Friends takes in her stride.
Absorb the majesty of the C?te d?Azur on board Four Friends. Whether it is corporate entertaining, team building or just pure pleasure for you and your family, Four Friends, ?designed for safety, speed and ?comfort.
Her already tasteful interior was completely refurbished for 2007 to include plush cream soft furnishings creating a luxurious area for relaxation after a day of fun on the French Rivera. Sleeping 68 guests in 3 en suite double cabins, with the option of a convertible double bed in a convertible day cabinmassage room (ideally suited to children), Four Friends is very accommodating. Each cabin is equipped with TV, DVD player and sound system, the master cabin offering large flat screen TV.
The aft deck has ample sunbathing areas along with an outdoor eating area, the perfect setting for your personally designed menus by the on board chef. Forward you will find a vast sunbathing area with folding hood to ensure total privacy.
The main saloon with seating area is equipped with a large flat screen and Sky TV and DVD player and leads to a further dining area with a removable roof section to take advantage of the famous Cote D azur Summer.
Wayne Toohill, a professional and experienced captain will be staying on board for a second season along with the Chief Stewardess, Chef, Engineer and 2nd stewardessmasseuse ensuring the continuation of a successful team. Four Friends makes an ideal base for the Monaco Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival, MIPIM, MIDEM and many more and is looking forwarded to impressing charter guests this summer.
On board facilities include ?state of the art? satellite communications and entertainment systems in all ?cabins, fully equipped galley capable of producing formal gourmet dinner parties for up to 12 guests.
Builder: Overmarine Italy
Type: Mangusta 108
Length: 33.5 M
Beam: 7.10 M
Draft: 1.22 M
Engines: 2 x MTU 12V 2.735 hp
Propulsion: 2 x Kamewa 63sII Water Jet
Range: Approx. 400 NM
Cruising speed: 35 knots
Maximum speed: 38 knots
Air conditioning throughout
Toys: 2 Jet skis
Cruising area: South of France
Commercially registered at Kingstown SVG and fully compliant for charter use
Max. N? of guests: 12 cruising ? 6 sleeping
Cabins: 3 (1 master, 2 double)
Option to use dayroom
Crew: 45 in 4 cabins
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