LAUNCH OF ‘E-NEWS LETTER’ – SLITHM November 20, 2017 On its successful publication, Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and hotel Management (SLITHM) has proudly organized the 1st “SLITHM-TALK” as a Newsletter. Being one of the most important events on SLITHM Publishing and providing an arena to share and communicate valuable knowledge, experience and news finding of community working in a variety of areas. The theme of the 1st issue of the SLITHM Newsletter was formulated to address the special events and programmes that happened from January to August 2017 This the theme reads, “SLITHM- TALK” of the SLITHM: Hospitality Training and Development towards sustainable Sri Lanka Tourism industry. This has serious concern with educational responsibility of SLITHM, as the only government training institute of tourism and Hospitality. With increasing concerns over sustainable development, SLITHM with all provincial schools are expected to be engaged more in activities and service that support community and Human resource development. Our Chief, administrators, Chairman Mr.Sunil Dissanayake and Director General Mr. Buddika Hewawasam who are prominent intellectuals with vast academic and administrative experience helped us to make this newsletter a success. This newsletter presents an exceptional opportunity for discernment on industry, news events and activities by SLITHM. “SLITHM-TALK” Newsletter would not have seen the light of the day without the commitment and assistance from our precious publication committee members and other members of SLITHM, reviewers, editors and the publisher.