According to Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran, the meet will herald the revival for the tourism sector by the beginning of next year.
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.
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.
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.
More than 35 resorts and hotels registered with the dedicated portal have come up with special discounted deals and packages aiming at local tourists
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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.
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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.
Surendran said that people coming from other states and foregin countries need to be put under quarantine to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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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.
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Messages thanking Kerala Tourism officials are pouring in from the family members of UK nationals who were repatriated after being stranded in the state as they were tested positive for Covid-19.