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Tourist spots in Kerala to open from Monday; beaches to remain closed

Thiruvananthapuram: All tourist spots in Kerala except beaches will open from Monday ..

നിങ്ങൾക്കായി ഇതാ വണ്ടിവീടുകൾ
Tourists can now stay in KSRTC buses at low cost while in Munnar
Gavi eco-tourism centre reopened; scenic beauty awaits tourists
House Boat
Govt to protect houseboat sector; tourism dept launches new project

Forests in Kerala to be reopened for ecotourism on trial basis

Kochi: The forest department is all set to reopen the ecotourism centres in forests on an experimental basis during the COVID times ..

കിതപ്പുമാറ്റാൻ ജില്ലയിലെ വിനോദസഞ്ചാരമേഖല ഗ്രാമങ്ങളിലേക്ക്  , നിർദേശം കളക്ടർക്ക് സമർപ്പിച്ചു

Pathanamthitta to revive tourism sector through villages, submits proposal to Collector

Panthalam: The tourism sector was the most affected by Covid-19. With all tourist spots closed down and visitors banned, it is reeling ..


With no tourists, Munnar facing its worst ever season

Munnar: With the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown, tourism industry has been most affected. The whole of summer vacation ..

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Kerala tourism optimistic about revival; targets domestic visitors

Thiruvananthapuram: The COVID-19 pandemic not only shattered the economy but the hopes of hundreds of thousands in various sectors ..

കടക്കെണിയിലേക്ക്‌ കൂപ്പുകുത്തി കായൽ ടൂറിസം; സർക്കാർസഹായം വേണമെന്ന് ഉടമകൾ

Houseboat owners demand govt intervention as backwater tourism suffers heavy loss

Kumarakom: Houseboat owners are demanding an extension of time period for dry docking survey and pollution control board certificates ..

Kerala Tourism

Coronavirus: Kerala tourism hit, but confident will bounce back

Thiruvananthapuram: With the inflow of visitors to tourist spots across Kerala drying up in the wake of coronavirus scare, those associated ..

Closed gate of Athirappilly

Unaware tourists left in a lurch as destinations shut down over COVID-19

Athirappilly (Thrissur): Many travellers, who arrived at tourist places without knowing that they were closed down as part of Coronavirus ..

Kerala Tourism

Ernakulam tops list of popular tourist destination in state

Thiruvananthapuram: Ernakulam district has become the most favourite destination of both domestic and foreign tourists. Meanwhile, ..


Unfazed by coronavirus fears, Kerala beckons tourists

Bengaluru: Allaying fears of Coronavirus impacting visitors, Kerala is beckoning domestic and overseas tourists to discover 'God's ..


Kochi - Is it the Malabar Trail or the city of Love?

New Delhi: Kochi or Cochin is one of the most eclectic places Kerala has to offer. Occupied by the Portuguese, in the early 1500s, ..


Coronavirus: Mass cancellation of hotel bookings in Kerala, says Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: A day after the Kerala government declared the novel coronavirus as a 'state calamity', Tourism Minister ..

Kerala tourism

Kerala Tourism tweets beef recipe, stokes Twitterati ire

New Delhi: A tweet on the official handle of Kerala Tourism has courted controversy after it promoted a beef recipe, even as the state ..

IPhone returned to auto driver

Auto driver returns IPhone to foreign tourist in Kochi

Mattancherry (Kochi): An auto driver set a model for all by giving back an IPhone to its owner. Fort Kochi native Abdul Salam found ..

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Gusty wind fails hot air balloon trial ride at Palakkad Fort

Palakkad: The District Tourism Promotion Council’s (DTPC) hot air balloon initiative failed in its trial held on Friday due to ..


Kerala Tourism bags two National Tourism Awards

Barely days after it was conferred three PATA gold awards, Kerala Tourism has bagged two National Tourism Awards. The national awards ..

Tourists taking auto ride from Kochi

207 foreign tourists to take 4000 km auto ride from Kochi to Shillong

Fort Kochi: A total of 207 foreign tourists including 50 women will be going to Rajasthan desert and then to Shillong mountain range ..


Kerala tourism dept launches monsoon tourism packages to attract more travellers

Thiruvananthapuram: The department of Kerala tourism proposes well-planned packages to increase the flow of travellers to Kerala, this ..


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, ..

Kerala tourism

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 ..

Kerala tourism

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 ..

Alphons Kannanthanam

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 ..

Flower Show

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 ..

Meenipidi Para

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 ..

Dhoni ecotourism

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 ..

Kuruva Island

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 ..

Sentinel Rock Waterfall

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 ..

Aralam Eco Tourism

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 ..

Kuruva island

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 ..