Sri Lanka tops highest Google search list for 2019
Google trends published by the search engine showed, among Americans trying to locate places of interest, Sri Lanka topped the list beating the Superbowl venue and Area 51. Google’s Year in the Search list for 2019 showed Sri Lanka topping the ‘Where is?’ category. As per Google trends, the highest search was during the months of April and May.
Sri Lanka topped the list in Lonely Planet’s best tourist destination and other similar accolades from travel publications such as Travel and Leisure and Conde Nast Traveller.
In addition, the April 21st attacks was also another factor that triggered many foreign nationals to search for Sri Lanka.