TravelManagers agents discover the wonders of Sri Lanka on Travel Sapphire famil

TravelManagers agents discover the wonders of Sri Lanka on Travel Sapphire famil
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Five personal travel managers (PTMs) who represented TravelManagers on a recent Travel Sapphire famil to Sri Lanka discovered that enchanting offers of the destination.

    A mix of beautiful beaches and lush mountain landscapes, gorgeous food and friendly locals impressed the TravelManagers agents on their trip.

    Sinead Phillips, who is based in Upwey, Victoria, was treated to a highly memorable encounter during an overnight stay at the luxurious Cinnamon Wild Yala near Yala National Park, when a friendly elephant moved through the resort, chomping down trees around each room.

    “Our guide took me under one of the chalets to watch him up close, then later, while sitting out on my balcony listening to the monkeys in the trees, I turned around and there he was, so close I could have reached out and touched him! My heart was racing, but it was an amazing experience,” Phillips said.

    Sinead Phillips visiting a tea plantation during her Travel Sapphire famil to Sri Lanka. (Supplied)

    The nine days which Phillips, along with fellow PTMs Kirsten Rheinlander, Tanya Barker, Valerie Ireland and John LaBella, spent in Sri Lanka have been invaluable for making suitable recommendations to clients and for gaining first-hand understanding of what they can expect when visiting this fascinating destination.

    “Travel Sapphire were fantastic hosts who ensured that our experience was seamless – especially in situations where language difficulties might otherwise have caused issues,” Phillips reports.


    Featured Image: PTMs picking tea in the highlands of Sri Lanka

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