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The Miss Tourism Sri Lanka International pageant is designed to promote Sri Lanka around the world as a top tier tourist destination. The event is the first of its kind to be held in Sri Lanka, bringing together young ambassadors from around the world to experience the beauty and culture of our island to take back that experience with them to share with their own countries, taking Sri Lanka to the world. 20 representatives from various parts of the world tour Sri Lanka on a 14 day visit, culminating in this grand pageant.
The Kandy stay of the group was at Hotel Tree of Life; a nature resort with a unique Sri Lankan traditional experience. The contestants experienced the Sri Lankan culture with Kandyan dancing, Cooking Sri Lankan cousins, dining with over 30 Sri Lankan dishes (at Kos Pala), the typical redda and hette pageant to select Ms Nature, visit to the sacred Dalada Maligawa, authentic Ayurveda treatment and a biodiversity corridor (tree planting) session to bridge fragmented forest patches for wildlife.