Archive for the ‘ hotel & resorts ’ Category


Metro Food Awards-Setting the benchmarks for a better dining

The 3rd edition of the Metro Food Awards Season 1 was held in Kochi on the 30th of October 2017. The event began with an air of serenity, amidst a breathtaking sunset on the calm backwaters of Bolgatty Palace. The evening soon gave way to a night of applause and cheer for the winners of the awards. What started as a quest to find the cream of the hotels and […]


Metro Food Awards Distributed

Kochi saw its distinguished restaurateurs being recognized and acknowledged through ‘Metro Food Awards’ by Metro Mart in association with Kerala Tourism, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation(KTDC),Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology(IHMCT) and South Kerala Hoteliers Forum(SKHF) on October 30th , 2017. The ceremony conducted at Bolgatty Palace Island Resort  was presided by the Kerala Travel Mart Secretary Mr. Jose Pradeep and the awards were distributed by Hon’ Mayor of Kochi Ms […]


Metro Food Awards

The much awaited third edition of the Metro Food Awards will be held at Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort,Kochi, , on 30 October 2017 at 05.30 pm . The event is a platform for those in the F&B and Hospitality industries to showcase their expertise. These awards shall recognise and commemorate excellence of restaurants in Central Kerala. Kerala Tourism Development Authority, Kerala Tourism, Institute of HotelManagement and Catering Technology, South […]


Experience Holistic Ayurvedic Treatments and a Blissful Stay @ Krishnatheeram Ayur Holy Beach Resort

Majestically set on the coastline of Arabian Sea at Varkala is the Krishnatheeram Ayur Holy Beach Resort. It is the first resort to have received Green Leaf Certification, Kerala. For over 14 years the resort has hosted domestic and international guests to experience a relaxing stay. The resort is built and located in a pleasant setting allowing guests to enjoy the harmony of nature. The nearby red laterite cliff of […]


Kottukal Krishnakumar – Giving Priority to Social Commitments

Krishnakumar is the President of NSS Neyyatinkara Taluk Union and State General Secretary of Kerala Classified Hotel and Resorts Association (KCHRA). He has served as the director of Handicraft Development Corporation and has also served as a member of Handloom Advisory Board.  He was born in a weaver’s family in Kottukal and still cherishes his roots and upbringing. He has also actively participated in Trade Union. He has kept away […]


Nine National Tourism Awards for Kerala

Kumarakom gets award for best responsible tourism initiative in ‘niche’ category Kerala Tourism bagged nine wards in various segments of the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry for 2015-16 at a function organised by the Union Ministry of Tourism on World Tourism Day in New Delhi In the ‘niche’ category, Kumarakom got the award for the best responsible tourism initiative. Two other awards the department got were in the marketing category, […]


Tejus Jose takes over as General manager of Le Meridien Kochi

Tejus Jose has been appointed as the new General manager of Le Meridien Kochi. Tejus will be responsible for driving Le Meridien Kochi to the next level, building on the solid foundation and momentum achieved by the legendary hotel. Tejus Jose has rich experience of seventeen years in International upscale and upper Mid-Scale hotels. He Started his hospitality journey as a management trainee with Oberoi after graduating from the institute […]


Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) and Ola come together to promote responsible tourism and offbeat travel

Ola’s campaign #GhoomoResponsibly encourages travelers to be responsible tourists, take the road less travelled, and explore hidden gems with convenient inter-city cabs across India Also flags off a 14-day road trip with famous actress and vlogger, Shenaz Treasury across some unique locations in Kerala and 6 other states in India Shenaz explores Kerala’s breathtaking beaches and backwaters, history and culture In line with UN’s theme for this year’s World Tourism […]


Kerala Tourism’s Film Tourism brochure wins PATA Gold Awards 2017

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala won the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association Grand and Gold Award 2017 for the Film Tourism Brochure in Marketing Media – Consumer Travel Brochure category. P Bala Kiran, IAS, Director, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala received the award at the 32nd edition of the PATA Awards as the committee recognised its marketing strategy, which boosted Kerala as a must-visit destination. The PATA awards […]


Garish Oberoi is the new FHRAI President

The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has elected Garish Oberoi as its President for the term September 2017-2018. This was announced during the federation’s 61st Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Le Meridien New Delhi, on Sept 23. A seasoned hotelier, Oberoi has been in the hospitality industry for over three decades. He previously held the post of Vice President & Treasurer, FHRAI. He holds […]


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