Will establish new centres of eco-tourism in Kerala: PM Modi

15 April 2024, 08:12 PM IST Representational Image | Mathrubhumi Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Kerala tourism and said that the state has great potential, adding that his government is committed to taking the country’s ‘Virasat’ to the world heritage scale. Addressing a rally in Thiruvananthapuram, PM Modi assured of establishing new […]

Kerala launches heli-tourism

Update: 2024-03-20 14:39 IST Hyderabad: Kerala Tourism has unveiled a slew of new initiatives in order to boost the tourist footfall in the State. It’s launching ‘Sky Escapes’ – a heli-tourism project. Adventure tourism is also a key focus for Kerala this year. The State will host four international sporting events including a Paragliding Festival that […]

Saffron farming boosts tourism at ‘Kashmir of the south’ in Kerala

Many tourists visiting Kanthalloor, which is in Idukki district,  these days are curiously visiting the saffron farm. However, since the flowers were already harvested they are a bit disappointed. “Many tourists are coming to my farm to see the saffron. But the flowers are already harvested,” says farmer Ramamoorthy, who  cultivated saffron with the support […]

Kerala government scraps 17-year-old Act regulating unauthorised constructions in tourism sector

24 December 2023, 07:06 AM IST Representative Image | Photo: twitter.com/KeralaTourism Kochi: The Kerala government has scrapped the ‘Kerala Tourism Conservation and Preservation of Areas Act 2005’. The act was formulated to regulate unauthorised constructions and to give shape to holistic developmental projects in the tourism sector in the state. The government has ‘quietly’ scrapped […]

Kerala enjoys vacation mood; Tourism sector witnesses heavy rush

Kochi: The travel and tourism sector in Kerala is slated to be at its peak till January 5, thanks to the influx of visitors into the state for Christmas vacation. Bookings in the hotels and resorts here have reached full capacity. For the first time in history, the overall passenger movement through the Kochi airport […]

Kerala registers 19% growth in domestic tourist arrivals in Jan-Sep 

Kerala has attracted 1.60 crore tourists from within the country during the first nine months of 2023, as compared to 1.34 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an impressive growth of 19.34 per cent, Tourism Minister P.A.Mohammed Riyas has said. This shows an increase of 25.88 lakh tourists in the nine months of […]

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