Kerala Seaplane Operations to Commence after General Elections!

Kerala Seaplane

The Kerala seaplanes which faced opposition from the local fishermen community may restart its operations once the Lok Sabha elections are over. The panel that handles the seaplanes project is yet to finalise the report as it may affect the fishing activity of the local fishermen in the area. The seaplanes operations are expected to […]

Kerala Attracts Tourists with Election Tour Packages!

Kerala is setting a trend with special tour packages and offers during this hot election campaign period. Some of the Kerala tour operators have come up with special packages offering a close view of the elections to foreigners, who are not familiar with the noisy electioneering in the state. The foreigners get the opportunity to […]

Japan to Join hands with Kerala in IT and Tourism Sectors!

Japan is much taken up by Kerala initiatives and achievements in the IT and tourism sectors. Japan feels that IT and Tourism are the two engines of growth for the Kerala economy.  Japan is keenly looking forward to a joint venture with Kerala in these sectors. Japan considers expanding its operations in South India as […]

Wayanad to soon have a Hospitality Institute by KTDC

The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has plans to shift its three courses in Food Production, House Keeping, and Food & Beverage Service to the new institute in Wayanad. These courses were previously offered at the Corporate Training Centre at the KTDC headquarters in Trivandrum. The institute will initially start functioning in three to four […]

Kerala Bags “Golden City Gate Award” for Great Backwaters Print Campaign!

Kerala has won yet more recognition in the communication of global tourism at ITB Berlin. The “Golden City Gate Award” is considered the Oscars of Tourism and, Kerala won it for its print campaign on the backwaters. This is the second major international award for Kerala Tourism Board after winning the United Nations World Trade Organization […]

Kerala Weddings and Corporate Events are to be Part of Tourism!

As part of Kerala special tourism projects, weddings and other corporate events are to be made part of state tourism policies. Kerala has been recently recognised as an ideal destination for MICE’s (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions). Relatively, MICE’s are identified as the fastest growing segments in the tourism industry. The conventional and unconventional meeting […]

‘Kerala Blog Express’ to Begin Road Journey on March 1

The two week long road journey called “Kerala Blog Express” for selected bloggers from around the world to begin on March 1. The road journey will start from south to the north of Kerala on a branded luxury bus that carries 25 bloggers selected through an online voting created by Kerala Tourism. Kerala Blog Express […]

Kerala Aims a Boost in Adventure and Heritage Tourism!

Kerala is famous as a leisure destination for tourists around the world. In the recent times there is a sharp increase in the number of visitors who come for Ayurveda treatment. Apart from Ayurveda, the state is set to develop adventure and heritage spots in order to broaden the tourism scene to create more inflow […]

Kerala Wins UN Award for Kumarakom Model Tourism!

Kerala Tourism bags the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Ulysses Award for Innovation in Public Policy and Governance. The award has made Kerala the first Indian state to win the UN award. It is considered to be the top UN Award for global leadership in creating innovative initiatives through Responsible Tourism. The award was […]

Kerala to Create a Single Directory of all Accommodation Units!

Kerala is conducting a survey to create a single database directory of all the accommodation units in the state. This database will help the visitors to the state and the stakeholders in the tourism industry. The survey which started on January 15 covers hotels, home stays, houseboats, heritage buildings under the “Grahasthali Project”, ayurveda centres, […]