Kerala tourism

Kerala Tourism tweets beef recipe, stokes Twitterati ire

New Delhi: A tweet on the official handle of Kerala Tourism has courted controversy ..

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Auto driver returns IPhone to foreign tourist in Kochi
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Gusty wind fails hot air balloon trial ride at Palakkad Fort
Kerala Tourism bags two National Tourism Awards

Homely food for tourists: Kerala gears up for ‘Experience Ethnic Cuisine’ food network

Kochi: Tourists arriving in Kerala will very soon be able to enjoy home-cooked meals and relish. The responsible tourism mission is ..


Tourist arrivals in Kerala up 6.82 per cent in Jan-Mar 2019

Tourist arrivals in Kerala shot up by an impressive 6.82 per cent during January-March this year, indicating that the state had swiftly ..

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Fog blankets Malakkappara near Athirappilly

Athirappilly: With the end of summer season, a huge number of visitors are thronging Malakkapara in Thrissur. For the past one week, ..

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Alappuzha beach turning into pile of liquor bottles; Demand for night patrol rises

Alappuzha: The number of visitors in Alappuzha beach is only increasing day by day. Both native and foreign tourists flock to the seaside ..


10 best places in Kerala to visit this summer

Munnar This beautiful hill station is noted for its cool climate and tea plantation. This little town boasts of many colonial bungalows, ..

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First phase of barrier free Kerala Tourism project takes off

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism Monday launched the first phase of its ambitious Barrier-free Kerala tourism project, making 70 ..


Kerala hopes to increase tourists to state by 2020

Chennai:The Kerala Tourism Department is hoping to increase arrival of both domestic and foreign tourists to the state by 2020 under ..


Fishermen turn brand ambassadors of Kerala tourism

Thiruvananthapuram: The department of Kerala tourism has launched a unique campaign by avoiding film stars as brand ambassadors. Hailing ..

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Despite floods, Kerala tourism nets over Rs 36,000 crore in 2018

Thiruvananthapuram: The domestic and foreign tourist arrivals in Kerala has witnessed a healthy increase, coupled with a record revenue ..


French woman travels 2000 km on scooter to learn Indian heritage

Tirur: Deep passion for the culture and heritage of India made French woman Maria trek a different path. She travelled 2000 km on a ..


Kerala features in CNN Travel's 19 places to visit in 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: In an affirmation of its alluring tourism credentials, its stunning backwaters and its sumptuous cuisines, Kerala ..

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Rs 85 cr package to develop 133 religious institutions in Kerala: Kannanthanam

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister Alphons Kannathanam on Monday said that spiritual tourism takes up 60 per cent of all tourism activities ..

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Flower show in Kollam gathers tourist bees

Kollam: Another floral treat begins at Asramam children’s park in Kollam. Ornamental plants like aster, xenia, gerbera, dahlia, ..


Short of century, 97 hartals in 2018; Loss worth crores in tourism sector

Kochi: While in 2017, there were 121 hartals, in 2018, it nearly missed a century, at 97. It has become a trend to observe hartals ..


Ponmudi will be upgraded to meet global standards: Kadakampally

Ponmudi: Tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the government is planning for development projects to change to a tourism ..

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Try herbal bathing at Meenpidi Para

The government has approved Rs 1.47 crore for the beautification works of Meenpidi Para in Kollam district. The approval was given ..


Why you should definitely visit Ponmudi!

Ponmudi is famous for its misty climate and hills. Situated 60 km away from Thiruvananthapuram, it is surrounded by the mountains ..


Taste the sweet, nutritious waters of Siruvani

Quenching the thirst of Coimbatore since decades, the waterfalls of Siruvani is famous for its sweetness. The water is said to be rich ..

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A worthwhile visit to Palakkad's Dhoni

Located about 9 km away from town, Dhoni village is famous for its enchanting forests, misty mountains and refreshing waterfalls. ..


Welcome to Biennale; Artists weave magic on Kochi streets

Kochi: The fourth edition of Kochi Muziris Biennale is just a few days away and the streets of West Kochi have adorned itself in colors ..

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Pookode, Kuruva, Pazhassi Park… Tourists, Wayanad is open!

The tourism sector which is facing a decline after the floods is reviving. There was heavy rush of tourists on Sunday at and . There ..


Novel schemes to promote tourism in North Malabar

Thiruvananthapuram: Novel schemes to tap the unexplored tourism potential of north Malabar region of Kerala have been evolved by the ..

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December the right time to visit scenic Sentinel Rock Waterfalls

Soochipara: The Sentinel Rock waterfalls or better known as is one of the major tourist destinations of Wayanad. The scenic waterfalls ..

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Aralam Eco tourism project still remains a dream

Iritty: The Aralam Eco tourism project which was announced two years back haven’t been started yet. It was aimed at protecting ..


Boating center opens at Sambranikodi jetty in Kollam

Prakkulam: Boating service connecting islets was under consideration, said actor turned politician M Mukesh MLA. He was iaugurating ..

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Kuruva Island welcomes tourists after 6 months

Pulpally: The Kuruva Island, which was closed down for six months due to heavy rains, was reopened for tourists on Friday. It was closed ..


PEPPER adds more spice to tourism in Kerala

The tourism department is planning to extend the second phase of Participation for Planning and Empowerment through Responsible Tourism ..


A wonderous world of lamps

Have you heard of a home especially for lamps? Then, you must make a visit to Deepanjali Lamp Museum once. It is situated in Kozhikode ..

Kottapara Viewpoint

Forest dept restricts visit to ‘Mini Meesapulimala’

Vannapuram (Idukki): The visit to Kottappara Viewpoint which became popular on social media as ‘Mini Meesapulimala’ has ..

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Nature lovers, trekkers… Pampadum Shola is calling

Vacations, weekends. Sleeping at home or taking a ride round the city is not all you can do. A quick trip close to nature that includes ..

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Australian team exploring Kerala on bullets

Nilambur: At last, they came to Kerala, to enjoy the beauty that so far had only heard from their Malayalee friends. The team from ..


Matsyafed all set to attract tourists with ‘Pravahini’ and ‘Bhoomika’

Vaikom: The new aqua tourism package of Matsyafed has started in Vembanad lake which provide the tourists an opportunity to experience ..


Biggest mermaid statue of the state at Kayamkulam shore

Kayamkulam: The biggest mermaid statue of the state has been ready for tourists at the shore of Kayamkulam lake. The statue has been ..

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Customised service, updated packages needed to woo young visitors to Kerala

Kochi: Kerala's tourism warrants renewed approach that promotes customised service as well as night life besides technology and ..

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Kerala set to welcome tourists from Oct

Kerala, which was ravaged by floods in August, is ready to welcome tourists from October, a senior official from the southern state ..


Jatayu park all set to seek global attention

Thiruvanathapuram: Jatayu Earth Centre, a tourism cultural centre at Chadayamangalam in Kollam, will seek global attention with the ..


Kerala aims to be 100 pc accessible friendly destination by 2021

Thiruvananthapuram: In an effort at providing better facilities to differently abled visitors, Kerala is all set to transform itself ..

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Nipah virus: Kerala tourism hit as tourists cancel bookings

Thiruvananthapuram: The sudden outbreak of the Nipah virus in north Kerala has dashed the hopes of the state Tourism sector, which ..


Kerala to explore new tourist spots with Rs 500 cr project

New Delhi: Are Kovalam and backwaters the first things that come to mind when thinking of Kerala? All that's set to change as more ..


Kerala is Lonely Planet's 'Best Destination for Families'

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Friday bagged the 'Best Destination for Families' award through an online poll conducted by Lonely ..


Facebook ranks Kerala Tourism Page as the Best FB page in 2017

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism's Facebook page has garnered 1.5 million likes to emerge on top among the states in the country ..


Tweet inviting Karnataka MLAs to Kerala benefitted - Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the Tourism Department’s tweet inviting MLAs of Karnataka ..


30 bloggers from 28 countries assemble in Kannur; depict beauty of Kerala to world

Kadachira: Bloggers from different countries arrived in Kannur to introduce the God’s Own Country to the world. The team consists ..

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State to have luxury cruise ship for tourism purpose

Kozhikode: Keralites can take a ride in Kerala’s own luxury cruise ship soon. The state government is all set to commission its ..