Kerala Records High Growth in Foreign tourist Arrival

keralaKerala has recorded a two fold increase in the  number of tourists during the period 2006-2012 according to the figures of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham).

While the recorded tourist foot falls in Kerala during the year  was 4.2 lakh, it jumped to about 8 lakh during 2012 , recording a spectacular growth rate of over 85% during the period.

During the past  6 years, many major international hotel chains became operational in Kerala, which created 30 to 40 percent growth in hotel rooms.  It is interesting to note that many tourist destinations in North Kerala like Bakel and Wayanad, which  also emerged as major tourism destinations during the period .

Sholto Ramsay

Boss, motivator and general eccentric with a deep love of Kerala and India who just wants everyone to enjoy an amazing and life enhancing experience of Kerala.

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