In 2010 Sri Lanka was placed in top ten tourist destinations in the world. But today with its rapid development and improving tourism facilities Sri Lanka is placed among top five tourist destination in the world.
Some reports ranked Sri Lanka as number 2 and 3 position while Lonly Planet rank it as "Best in Travel 2013".
The reason is,
The Undiscovered Country You might say Sri Lanka has
been hiding in plain sight. Countless scores of travellers have passed
overhead on their way to someplace else, but years of war and challenges
such as tsunamis have kept Sri Lanka off many itineraries.