Kerala tourism

Best lakes in India for birding enthusiasts

Best lakes in India for birding enthusiasts

July 14, 2021

Lakes, in particular, are a paradise for birding enthusiasts as they provide the perfect ecosystem for millions of migratory birds each year. Although there are several national parks across India where birds of different species can be viewed, these five lakes are ideal playgrou...

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Unemployment pushes Malayalee exodus to return to Gulf

Unemployment pushes Malayalee exodus to return to Gulf

March 9, 2021

Gijo Panchachikkal, 51, worked in Bahrain as a manager in a private automobile firm for over 10 years. However, in November 2020, Panchachikkal was forced to go back to Kerala as he lost his job due to the pandemic. Since then, he has been trying to run a business in Kerala by as...

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A problematic homecoming: Malayalee exodus from the Gulf

A problematic homecoming: Malayalee exodus from the Gulf

January 21, 2021

Around 870,000 expats from Kerala came back to their homeland in 2020, according to data published by the Non-Resident Keralites Affairs (NORKA) department, with 567,000 citing job loss as the reason for their unwitting homecoming. A large majority of the jobs lost were blamed on...

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Varkala: A tranquil, coastal corner in Kerala

Varkala: A tranquil, coastal corner in Kerala

January 7, 2021

Varkala is little less than a paradise for those in quest of peace in the lap of nature. This quaint hamlet, located in the southern part of Kerala, has a stillness and quietness that is rarely found in tourist destinations.

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Top five monsoon destinations in India

Top five monsoon destinations in India

August 21, 2020

Monsoon is at its peak across the country. Travel destinations in India are gearing up to welcome tourists with adequate safety and comfort. With travel restrictions being eased and tourism activity resuming in various states, the rains are waiting to drench tourists in fun and w...

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India shows a strong presence at WTM London 2018

India shows a strong presence at WTM London 2018

November 15, 2018

While a multitude of travel and tourism professionals attended WTM 2018 event and discussed about the latest trends, campaigns and issues of negative tourism, the Indian Pavilion offered niche tourism products like adventure, yoga and Ayurveda with its new Incredible India 2.0 ca...

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Ayurbodha launched at WTM London

Ayurbodha launched at WTM London

November 15, 2017

Kerala Tourism aims to tap state’s Ayurvedic culture to boost tourism

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5 best Indian tourism ads with a story

5 best Indian tourism ads with a story

November 2, 2017

From showing rivers, mountains, monuments, forests and an occasional presence of a celebrity, tourism ads have now transcended to engage viewers with a story - the new destination ads aim to convert a dream into a reality.

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Kerala Tourism rolls out The Great Backwater Experience zone at Delhi airport

Kerala Tourism rolls out The Great Backwater Experience zone at Delhi airport

November 29, 2016

Kerala Tourism has rolled out ‘The Great Backwater Experience’ zone at a special interactive stall set up in the departure terminal at Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi. The initiative allows passengers to savour the iconic Kerala experience while waiting to ca...

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Kerala aims at tourism without disruption, says CM Vijayan

Kerala aims at tourism without disruption, says CM Vijayan

September 28, 2016

Despite apprehensions regarding an unavoidable hartal (strike) on Wednesday called by the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Thiruvananthapuram, a city in Kerala, the Chief Minister of the south Indian state, Pinarayi Vijayan promises to ensure minimal disruption to tourism activit...

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Kerala tourism garners global attention

Kerala tourism garners global attention

September 14, 2016

While Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) is set to open gates on the World Tourism Day (September 27), international recognition for Kerala tourism is rapidly growing as the state bags another coveted and prestigious award from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative mark...

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Kerala targeting major global fairs to promote tourism

Kerala targeting major global fairs to promote tourism

September 1, 2016

Kerala tourism is set to introduce an aggressive marketing policy to promote and increase the publicity of the destination and its tourism products abroad at the three-day PATA Travel Mart at Indonesian capital Jakarta, from 7th September. Kerala, popularly known as “God’s Ow...

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