Image of elephants in Sri Lanka made by Karin Elgin-Nijhuis Elgin & Co.Research into the status of e-tourism in Sri Lanka was commissioned by UNCTAD (UN Conference on Trade and Development) to Karin Elgin-Nijhuis (2005).

This research into the access and use of internet and the constraints, opportunities and best practices in e-tourism,  comprised interviews with more than 40 representatives of private, governmental and other public tourism related organisations and resulted in the report E-tourism at a glance: Sri Lanka (2006).