Kerala Tourism

‘Kerala has made great strides in Responsible Tourism’

He said the main aim of RT was to ensure maximum benefit to the local community and to minimise the harmful effects.

published on : 27th September 2020

State to host Kerala Travel Mart virtually in November

According to Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran, the meet will herald the revival for the tourism sector by the beginning of next year.

published on : 18th September 2020

Kerala plans to reopen 160 tourist destinations by next month

Kerala Tourism director said that the sector has already suffered losses to the tune of over Rs 20,000 crore in the last six months.

published on : 15th September 2020

Want tourist sites in Kerala to be reopened at the earliest, says minister Surendran

The tourism minister was speaking after reviewing the final stage work of the miniature train at Veli on Saturday. He also announced relief measures for tourist guides, house boats and homestays.

published on : 12th September 2020

Reopen tourism sector immediately, demands federation

The confederation has already submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran to open the tourism sector without further delay. 

published on : 10th September 2020

‘Keralam Kanaam’, the first step towards reviving sector by wooing local tourists

More than 35 resorts and hotels registered with the dedicated portal have come up with special discounted deals and packages aiming at local tourists

published on : 28th August 2020

Tourism on the road to recovery

‘Keralam Kanaam’ campaign aims to offer luxury staycations at affordable rates to local people eager to get out of the confines of their homes

published on : 28th August 2020

‘Kerala Blog Express’ to bring foreign influencers to boost tourism, Government sanctions funds 

 The Blog Express is an initiative to earn global focus on the tourism through first-hand accounts.

published on : 28th August 2020

Kerala to welcome domestic tourists from September, announces loan scheme to revive tourism sector

The tourism minister also said the UDF and BJP were acting like Siamese twins to unleash rumours against the government. The Leader of Opposition is acting like a new version of Goebbels, he said.

published on : 18th August 2020

Post Covid, Kerala tourism is all set to go local 

Initiatives like ‘Keralam Kaanam’ solely focus on local travel buffs in the state

published on : 15th July 2020

Unlock 1: Kerala trains eyes on local tourists for revival; set to release SOP

Adequate safety measures will be in place | Short vacations are expected to be new norm

published on : 4th June 2020

Tourism sector sets eyes on villages, folklore, local heritage for recovery from Covid crisis

Of the nearly 18,000 units registered with the RT Mission, 6,000 of them can provide art and culture experiences to nearly 1,000 people.

published on : 23rd May 2020

Lockdown impact: In tourists' absence, Kerala houseboat industry gasps for survival

The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown has put nearly 8000 houseboat workers in around 2000 houseboats across the state in a tight spot.

published on : 18th May 2020

Kerala tourism incurred 15,000 crore loss due to COVID-19 crisis: Tourism Minister Surendran

Surendran said that people coming from other states and foregin countries need to be put under quarantine to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

published on : 16th May 2020

INTERVIEW | Three pronged strategy drawn up to ensure Kerala tourism sector back on its feet, says Minister

After a stellar performance in last year, when Kerala registered a 17.2 per cent rise in tourist arrivals with the number touching 1.96 crore, over 2018, the Covid blow has been severe.

published on : 6th May 2020
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