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 […]

The ‘Nirbhaya Kerala’ Project to Inaugurate on Feb 15th

The Nirbhaya Scheme initiated with the help of central government to ensure the safety of women and children in the highly literate society of Kerala will be inaugurated by the UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on 15th February. According to the project plan, every Panchayath/local self government will have 10 Nirbhaya volunteers each. These volunteers will make […]

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, […]

Periyar Tiger Reserve to Come under Transparency Plans!

Kerala Forest Department introduces a new system to bring transparency in issuing tickets for various tourism packages at Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR). Under the new plans, the boating facility comes on top. The new system makes it possible to check the tickets of every individual by verifying the identity cards at various points. This is […]

Pitcher Plants = A Mosquito-Free Cochin?

Dream of a Mosquito-free Cochin! Will there be a time? Perhaps, the Pitcher plant- ‘the meat eating plant’ can free Kochi from Mosquitoes to some extent. Only thing is that every house in the district should grow this plant. Nothing excites more awe and suspense than seeing a Pitcher Plant with your own eyes. With […]

Kerala Tourism Partnership Meets 2014 in Tier 1 Cities!

Kerala Tourism Partnership meets for the year 2014 are scheduled in the tier 1 cities of India. According to the schedule, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkota, Hyderabad are cities to hold Partnership Meets from 7th January to 25th February. The partnership meets are to offer tourism industry members an effective B2B platform to […]

Kerala bags top honours for 2013 – crowned the best among all Developed States!

As 2013 ended and 2014 loomed large, one of the important topics talked about in national and international level, is the development of the state of Kerala. Since Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, was selected to lead the Bharatiya Janata Party’s campaign in the upcoming general election for the 16th Lok Sabha in India, the […]