Publications

Jetwing Eco Holidays was created to cater to specialist travelers and small, specialist tour operators who would think that a big travel company has no time for them.

BOOKS

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2011). Sri Lanka: The Best for Big Game Outside Africa. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Colombo. e Edition. 16 pages. A4.

Explains why the small island of Sri Lanka is the best for Big Game Safaris outside Africa. The article discusses a framework for choosing charismatic animals as a target species for big game safaris and examines what is available in the different continents and why in the final analysis it is a choice between India and Sri Lanka.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2010). Sri Lanka: The Ultimate Island Safari. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Colombo. e Edition. 16 pages. A4.

A case is made to position Sri Lanka as the Ultimate Island Safari. Short descriptions on Best for Blue Whale, The Gathering of Elephants, Leopard's Island, Monkey Business, Sinharaja Bird Wave, Bio-diversity Hot Spot, etc. Also provides information to frequently asked questions on where to go, where to stay, how to plan a tour, etc.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2010). Best for Blue. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Colombo. e Edition. 8 pages. A4.

The 8 page A4 brochure outlines briefly the discovery that Sri Lanka is one of the best, if not the best place in the world for seeing the Blue Whale. The seas south of Dondra are almost certainly the best for seeing Blue Whales and Sperm Whales together. It has a brief summary of the discovery and a fact at glance section answering frequently asked questions. Brief descriptions of the main species are also included.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2010). The Gathering of Elephants. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Colombo. e Edition. 8 pages. A4.

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) Edition is expanded with more text boxes and an itinerary. An 8 page brochure providing information on one of the most awesome wildlife spectacles in the world, The Gathering of Elephants in Minneriya, Sri Lanka. An easy reference guide which provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions on The Gathering.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2009). The Leopard’s Island. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Colombo. e Edition. 8 pages. A4.


The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) Edition is expanded with more text boxes and an itinerary. An 8 page brochure providing information on one of the best places in the world in which to see and photograph the elusive leopard. An easy reference guide which provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions on Leopard Safaris.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2009). Primate Safaris. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Colombo. e Edition. 8 pages. A4.

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) Edition is expanded with more text boxes. An 8 page A4 sized brochure providing information on one of the best places in the world in which to see and photograph primates. It is a very useful introduction to Sri Lanka's diurnal and nocturnal primates. Has a listing of the best sites for seeing primates.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2009). Best for Blue - One Year On. Serendib, the in-flight magazine of Sri Lankan. November - December 2009. Pages 50-53.
A look back at the first full year of commercial whale watching in Sri Lanka.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2009). The Pink Dolphins of Kalpitiya. Serendib, the in-flight magazine of Sri Lankan. July - August 2009. Pages 42-43.
The first popular article to publicise the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in the Kalpitiya Lagoon.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2008). Best of Blue. Serendib, the in-flight magazine of Sri Lankan. November - December 2008. Pages 42-46.
The story behind the discovery that Sri Lanka is the best place in the world for seeing Blue and Sperm Whales together.

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de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2008). Sri Lanka Wildlife Itineraries: A Guide for Eco Travellers. 1st Edition. Sri Lanka Tourism: Colombo. 34 pages. 26.5 x 21 cm. Softback. ISBN 978-955-1079-17-8. Photography and body text by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne. Itineraries by Ajanthan Shantiratnam, Aruni Hewage and Nirusha Ranjitkumar.

This beautifully illustrated and designed book contains overview information for visitors together with a selection of itineraries. The itineraries for elephants, leopards, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, rainforests, etc cover the key groups which are of interest to eco travellers.

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