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Kerala must ramp up commitment to responsible tourism

Kerala must ramp up commitment to responsible tourism

Kerala should ramp up its commitment to responsible tourism (RT) and move towards declaring the whole state as an RT destination in the light of changing consumer preferences towards zero carbon destinations and zero food miles besides factoring environmental costs beyond economic costs, Suman Billa, director of Technical Cooperation and Silk Road, UNWTO, said. India […]

Podcast: Historic Fort Cochin in Kerala, India

Podcast: Historic Fort Cochin in Kerala, India

Historic Fort Cochin in Kerala, India   Kerala is located on the south west corner of India and the city of Cochin, or Kochi, as it is also called, is located on a peninsula bordering the Laccadive Sea, which is part of the Arabian Sea. Fort Cochin, a suburb of Kochi, this situated on the […]

God’s Own Country is reopening: All tourist spots in Kerala open except beaches

God’s Own Country is reopening: All tourist spots in Kerala open except beaches

In a bid to revive the tourism industry, the Kerala government has now opened all the tourist destinations in the state, except beaches, for visitors from 12 October after remaining closed for over six months owing to restrictions to contain the coronavirus infection. According to the state’s tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran, hill stations, adventure and […]

Beaches, parks and museums in Kerala are now open

Beaches, parks and museums in Kerala are now open

Beaches, parks and museums in Kerala have now opened for tourists, marking the resumption of tourism activities after they have remained shut for eight months. The move, as part of reviving the tourism sector following the outbreak of the pandemic, comes close on the heels of the opening of tourist destinations and services across the […]

How India welcomed its first solar energy-driven miniature railway at Veli Tourist Village in Kerala

How India welcomed its first solar energy-driven miniature railway at Veli Tourist Village in Kerala

Chief minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan recently inaugurated India’s first solar energy-driven miniature railway at Veli Tourist Village as part of a string of projects to elevate the facilities at the panoramic destination to international standards. The chief minister also dedicated the urban park and swimming pool at the eco-friendly tourist village, located on the […]

Kerala Tourism unveils Miyawaki forest project in 22 spots

Kerala Tourism unveils Miyawaki forest project in 22 spots

In a major green initiative, Kerala Tourism has launched a project to create Miyawaki model micro forests at 22 tourism spots in 12 districts across the state. Inaugurating the project by planting a sapling at Shanghumukham Beach here, state tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran said more than 30,000 saplings would be planted in about two acres […]

Wayanad Travel Guide | 2 Days Travel Itinerary to Wayanad in Kerala

Wayanad Travel Guide | 2 Days Travel Itinerary to Wayanad in Kerala

Watch Wayanad Travel Guide. In this 2 days travel itinerary we are gonna tell you top things to see and explore in Wayanad, Kerala. Banasura Sagar Dam, Meenmutty Waterfall, Achoor Tea Estate & Lakkidi View Point. Blog Post – https://www.worldghoomo.com/wayanad-travel-guide-explore-wayanad-in-2-days/ . Follow us – https://www.instagram.com/worldghoomo https://www.facebook.com/WorldGhoomo source

Madhya Pradesh inks pact with Kerala to adopt its ‘responsible tourism’ model

Madhya Pradesh inks pact with Kerala to adopt its ‘responsible tourism’ model

Taking a cue from Kerala’s successful responsible tourism (RT) mission, Madhya Pradesh government has expressed interest to implement the model, aimed at development of village and local communities, eradicating poverty and giving emphasis to women empowerment. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between the two states in this connection on 13 January, the […]

Phase one of Travancore Heritage Tourism Project to focus on Kerala capital

Phase one of Travancore Heritage Tourism Project to focus on Kerala capital

Showcasing the cultural richness of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom that now lies in the southern part of the state, the Kerala Government is set to begin a Rs 100-crore Travancore Heritage Tourism Project (THTP) that envisages conservation of the region’s palaces, mansions and temples. The project will ensure that the old-world looks of the structures […]

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