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Kerala to observe 2022 as Year of Tourism: Official

Kerala to observe 2022 as Year of Tourism: Official

🕔18:34, 8.Mar 2022

For Kerala, the year ahead is packed with absorbing events and festivities including the Kerala Travel Mart in May, Champions’ Boat League and literary fests and adventure tourism activities, said VR Krishna Teja, State Tourism Director, here on Tuesday. New

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President Kovind on 4-day Kerala visit from Dec 21

President Kovind on 4-day Kerala visit from Dec 21

🕔18:31, 18.Dec 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will begin his four-day Kerala visit on December 21 during which will attend several programmes, sources said here on Saturday. He will reach Kannur on December 21 from where he will proceed to

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Kerala to have new quarantine rules for international travellers

Kerala to have new quarantine rules for international travellers

🕔23:09, 3.Oct 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that the state will have new mandatory quarantine stipulations for international travellers from Monday, on the basis of Union Health Ministry guidelines. Travellers from UK will have to undergo ten-day quarantine

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Kerala Tourism launches ‘bio-bubble’ model to woo tourists

Kerala Tourism launches ‘bio-bubble’ model to woo tourists

🕔19:05, 10.Aug 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) With the opening of tourism centres in Kerala on Monday after several months owing to Covid-19 infection, the state could set an example for the whole country in protecting tourists from the infection under the ‘bio-bubble’ model.

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Tourist arrivals in Kerala grow by 14% in second quarter

Tourist arrivals in Kerala grow by 14% in second quarter

🕔19:20, 6.Aug 2019

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 6  Tourist arrivals in Kerala in the second quarter of 2019 has grown by 14.81 per cent as against the figures of the corresponding period in the previous year, Kerala Tourism said on Tuesday. Figures released by Kerala

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Kerala tops list with 5 out of 10 destinations in India

Kerala tops list with 5 out of 10 destinations in India

🕔17:25, 12.Jan 2019

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12  Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, on Saturday revealed that Kerala toped the list with five out of 10 most welcoming tourist destinations in India. According to its 2018 Guest Review Awards survey data,

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Kerala is Lonely Planet’s ‘Best Destination for Families’

Kerala is Lonely Planet’s ‘Best Destination for Families’

🕔18:56, 18.May 2018

Thiruvananthapuram, May 18  Kerala on Friday bagged the ‘Best Destination for Families’ award through an online poll conducted by Lonely Planet magazine. Tourism Secretary Rani George said “it feels overwhelming that the tourism industry players have appreciated the efforts of

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Kerala Tourism Facebook page ranked first among tourism pages

Kerala Tourism Facebook page ranked first among tourism pages

🕔23:39, 16.May 2018

Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The Kerala Tourism Facebook page has secured the first place among FB tourism pages of all states across the country in 2017, officials said on Wednesday. The Kerala page, which has garnered 1.5 million likes, secured first

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GST ‘killing’ Kerala’s booming tourism industry : Stakeholders

GST ‘killing’ Kerala’s booming tourism industry : Stakeholders

🕔11:18, 19.Oct 2017

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Kerala’s money-spinning tourism industry has been hit hard by the GST regime, with taxes shooting to as high as 33 per cent and affecting five-star resorts, industry players say. According to GST Council tax rates, non-AC restaurants

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Kerala Tourism to organise promotion event in Abu Dhabi

Kerala Tourism to organise promotion event in Abu Dhabi

🕔19:37, 18.Feb 2017

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) To attract cash-rich Arab travelers, the Kerala Tourism Department along with retail chain Lulu Group, is organising a four-day ‘Explore Kerala @ Abu Dhabi’ event from February 22. “Considering tourist arrivals to Kerala from the Middle East,

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Kerala Tourism to create pilgrimage, ecotourism circuits

Kerala Tourism to create pilgrimage, ecotourism circuits

🕔09:55, 16.Jan 2016

Bengaluru, Jan 16  Aiming to propel its tourism industry, Kerala is planning to introduce pilgrimage tourism and ecotourism, said a state government official on Friday.“Central government has allocated an amount of Rs.100 crore and Rs.93 crore for pilgrimage and ecotourism

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Kerala Travel Mart’s 9th edition to focus on ‘responsible tourism’

Kerala Travel Mart’s 9th edition to focus on ‘responsible tourism’

🕔11:46, 1.Dec 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 01  Kerala Tourism’s flagship event, the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), will be held next September and will focus on responsible tourism, said state Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar.Registration for the biennial event, which has become hugely popular among

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Kerala Tourism show impresses in Moscow

Kerala Tourism show impresses in Moscow

🕔10:33, 17.Sep 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17  Kerala Tourism has marked its presence OTDYKH Leisure, a leading international trade fair for travel and tourism, currently underway in Moscow, a state minister said on Wednesday. Kerala Tourism will also hold a road show at St

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Kerala Tourism bags PATA award for heritage conservation

Kerala Tourism bags PATA award for heritage conservation

🕔10:03, 9.Sep 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9  Kerala Tourism’s efforts towards heritage conservation have won it the top Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Award for its Muziris Heritage Project.PATA had earlier honoured Kerala Tourism for its Responsible Tourism initiative in Kumarakom and Kerala tourism’s

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Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project wins award

Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project wins award

🕔10:37, 18.Jul 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, July 18  Kerala Tourism has bagged this year’s prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award for its Muziris Heritage Project, an official statement said here. The award was won by Kerala Tourism in the ‘Heritage & Culture’ category,

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Kerala Tourism draws much Shanghai attention

Kerala Tourism draws much Shanghai attention

🕔09:56, 2.Jul 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, July 2  Kerala Tourism has hit the streets of Shanghai in its bid to attract high-spending Chinese tourists from the world’s largest outbound tourism market to India’s southern state. A road show and another tourism event held on Tuesday

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The MoS for Culture (IC), Tourism (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching ‘The Visit Kerala Initiative’ of Kerala Tourism

The MoS for Culture (IC), Tourism (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching ‘The Visit Kerala Initiative’ of Kerala Tourism

🕔09:56, 10.Apr 2015 Read Full Article
Kerala Tourism wins Golden Gate award in Germany

Kerala Tourism wins Golden Gate award in Germany

🕔09:53, 7.Mar 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, March 7  Kerala Tourism’s popular global multimedia campaign to promote the backwaters has won the Golden Gate award at the Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin (ITB-Berlin) – 2015, the world’s leading travel trade event. The state tourism department bagged the silver

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Kerala Tourism launches QR code-aided search

Kerala Tourism launches QR code-aided search

🕔09:03, 19.Feb 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19  In an effort to ease travel planning for holiday-goers, Kerala Tourism Wednesday introduced a quick response (QR) code-aided tourism search, which makes it easier for the travellers to find destinations and information on the department’s official website.

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Kerala Tourism launches video sequencing contest

Kerala Tourism launches video sequencing contest

🕔12:05, 18.Feb 2015

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18  Kerala Tourism launched a month-long video sequencing contest that puts people’s technical skills and creative abilities to test and winners can look for exciting prizes. “In this era of internet and smart phones, websites have become one

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