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Neelakurinji blooming: Stakeholders pin hopes on cool climes

As the weather in some parts of Munnar reported minus degree temperature last week, tourist operators and hoteliers expect a spurt in tourist footfall in the coming days.

published on : 6th January 2019

Post Kerala floods, massive drop in number of tourists to witness Neelakurinji bloom 

Lower than expected, nearly 1.20 lakh tourists reached Eravikulam National Park to witness the Neelakurinji bloom from September 1- October 28.

published on : 29th October 2018

File photos of Neelakurinji flower on social media deceive tourists

To add to the agony, some mischief makers posted file pictures of fully-bloomed kurinji flowers on social media, saying they were current photos.

published on : 11th October 2018

Ernakulam DTPC resumes one-day Munnar tour package

Last week, the tour packages to Munnar were cancelled after a heavy rain alert was issued by IMD in Idukki district. 

published on : 10th October 2018

World's rarest flower Neelakurinji blooms in Kerala's Munnar

Blooming every 12 years, Neelakurinji attracted over 628,427 tourists to Munnar in 2017 - an increase of 34.31 percent as compared to 467,881 vacationers in 2016.

published on : 19th September 2018

Get, set, vroom... to the hills to see the beauty bloom

Following the flood, there were several cancellations of tourist bookings to Munnar to witness the flowering of the neelakurinji.

published on : 12th September 2018

Hope blooms with flowering of Neelakurinji

The bridge at Periyavarai connecting Munnar with Rajamala Marayur was damaged in the floods.

published on : 10th September 2018

Neelakurinji missing in Chikkamagaluru

However, the Kurinji has chosen its spot in parts of Kodagu district, which had unusual rainfall and landslides this year.

published on : 8th September 2018

After 12 yrs, Neelakurinji blooms in idyllic Munnar, but there are no tourists!

Though an exact figure of the overall loss incurred to Munnar is unavailable at this point, its nothing less than 750 crores, said experts.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Kerala Floods: People fight for existential dilemma in Idukki

Around 11 lakh people were affected by the flood in Idukki and 34,000 people sought shelter in the relief camps.

published on : 2nd September 2018