Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Nelaveli boat operators afftect by the southern tourism boat operators
A worksahop was conducted on 19th Jan 2016 at Valaiuttru Rural Development Society hall in Trincomalee in the east coast of Sri Lanka.fisher folks and boat operators (Transport tourists to Pigeon Island from Nilaveli). The Nilaveli boat tour operators say that they are engaging in boat tour in six months in a year.meanwhile the southern boat tour operators also come and engaging in the boat tour an it is really effect the villagers income. at the same time the southern boat tour operators are destroying the corals in the pigeon Island and tourist are working on the corals with shoes . it is really harmful for the sustainable tourism. At the same time fisher falks told that they are not allowed to cross the beach areas where some hotels are located. hoteliers dislikes the presence of the fisher folks beach side in front of the hotel. so they is no co existence between the locals and hoteliers.