Kerala tourism unfazed by campaign against stray dog culling

Undaunted by an online campaign urging boycott of Kerala over its recent decision to cull dangerous stray dogs, the government on Friday said doing away with such stray animals would only make the state more 'tourist-friendly'.

Kerala Tourism gets nod for seaplane services
Kerala Tourism gets nod for seaplane services

The Kerala government on Wednesday gave its go ahead to the Kerala Tourism to launch seaplane services to boost tourism.

Tennis legend Steffi Graf to promote Kerala's Ayurveda

Germany tennis legend Steffi Graf, who reigned the field of sports for nearly two decades in 1980s and 1990s, will now promote Kerala's famed Ayurveda system of healthcare.

Kerala to promote tourist hotspots through movies
Kerala to promote tourist hotspots through movies

The Kerala government has invited film industries across India under its ‘Visit Kerala’ campaign to shoot in the state so that it can promote the state's picturesque tourist hotspots through movies.

God's Own Country, Kerala continues to be a huge tourist draw
God's Own Country, Kerala continues to be a huge tourist draw

 Kerala continues to be the most preferred destination for domestic as well as international tourists, a Kerala Tourism official said here today.

Kerala eyes over 10% growth in tourist arrivals in 2015
Kerala eyes over 10% growth in tourist arrivals in 2015

Kerala is eyeing over 10 per cent growth this year in tourist arrivals for which the state tourism board has lined up several new attractions like spice route, project Muziris, among others.

From staple to delicacy, tapioca comes of age in Kerala
From staple to delicacy, tapioca comes of age in Kerala

The humble tapioca or cassava, which once used to be a part of staple diet in Kerala, is now much in demand not just among the local people but tourists - Indian and foreign - who relish the root tuber as an accompaniment to other delicacies or as a meal in itself.

Christmas Special - Kerala food trail

 Kerala's Christmas cuisine is probably the only thing that is yet to get a makeover, despite the passing of time and as always, it includes wine, all forms of meat and of course fish, with vegetable dishes not that preferred.

Kerala Tourism eyes Nordic market
Kerala Tourism eyes Nordic market

Keeping up its strategy of tapping emerging markets to attract travellers to the state, Kerala Tourism has held three roadshows in the Nordic region in Europe, eliciting an encouraging response from the local travel trade.

Kerala films on 'responsible tourism' shown in London
Kerala films on 'responsible tourism' shown in London

 The UN World Tourism Organisation unveiled three short films from Kerala to promote the state's 'Responsible Tourism' initiative at the world's biggest travel and tourism trade event in London.

Tourism industry is doing well: Kerala minister

Kerala Tourism Minister AP Anil Kumar on Thursday said tourism is doing well in the state as this industry is getting investment thick and fast.

A holiday at Kairali village is a therapeutic experience

Kairali Ayurvedic Healing Village in Kerala`s Palakkad town, is one such destination, considered an idyllic gateway for discerning travelers hoping to relax and rejuvenate in the lap of nature.

Kerala`s 1515 Mepra a special farm-stay retreat

Mepra, located about 12 km from the bustling Thiruvalla town that is 130 km from state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala wins UN award for sustainable tourism

Kerala Tourism has been conferred the United Nations Award for creating innovative initiatives for sustainable tourism, the first time India has ever won the recognition.

Kerala wins UN award for sustainable tourism

Kerala Tourism has been conferred the United Nations Award for creating innovative initiatives for sustainable tourism, the first time India has ever won the recognition.

Kerala Tourism partners Facebook for promotion

Boosting its efforts to explore the potential of social media in the promotion of its activities, Kerala Tourism organised two workshops in the state this week in association with Facebook.

Prince Charles visit to boost Kerala tourism

The four-day official visit to Kerala by Prince Charles and his entourage is expected to give a fillip to tourism, said a Kerala minister Thursday.

Kerala Tourism launches new campaign on Twitter

The Kerala Tourism has chosen the virtual world to launch its new `Great Backwaters campaign.`

Kerala tourism to set up waste treatment plants

Kerala Tourism Development Corporation has said it will install its own waste treatment plants in all their hotels including `Tamarind Easy Hotels`.

Shashi Tharoor to host quiz show for Kerala Tourism

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor will host an online video quiz show to promote tourism in Kerala, a state minister said Monday.