Kadachira: Bloggers from different countries arrived in Kannur to introduce the God’s Own Country to the world. The team consists of 30 members from 28 countries. They set out from Thiruvananthapuram on March 18 under the leadership of the tourism department.
The bloggers will present the culture and heritage of each region through social media and blogs. The bloggers travel by a decorated bus named as ‘Kerala Blog Express’. They are moving by live updating information through Facebook link of Kerala Tourism. Each blogger has more than 8 lakh followers in Facebook.
When all the 30 team members hand over the information, details of the tourist places in Kerala can be easily circulated globally, said Manoj, who works as a guide. The team was welcomed at Seashell Beach Resort in Thottada. Cultural programmes was organized in the resort at night.
The bloggers will go for kayaking in Dharmadam on Thursday and later will go to the drive-in beach in Muzhappilangad. They will also visit Kannur Fort in the evening. The team will go to Nileshwaram on Friday and return to Kochi later.
The bloggers in the team were selected from various countries like America, Britain, Australia, Italy, France, New Zealand, Philippines, Romania, Venezuela, UAE, Ukraine, Portugal, Germany, Indonesia, Sweden, Peru, Poland, Ireland, Argentina, Chile, Netherland, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland and Bulgaria. Eight women also are part of the team.