Despite a crackdown on discriminatory policies against local travellers certain tourism-related establishments continue to adhere to a ‘no locals’ policy. One such offender according to a post on a social media site has been identified as ‘Central Beach Inn’ located in Mirissa.
The post on the page claims the establishment had denied serving a local living in Australia when he visited the restaurant with him, family. Though the original post explaining the incident appears to be over two years ago sources claim the policy is still in place with only foreign tourists being able to avail of its facilities and services.
A Sri Lanka Tourism Board official, when questioned, claimed that the issue will be looked into and necessary action will be taken in this regard.