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US, UK top in foreign buyers list in Kerala Travel Mart

The ongoing tenth edition of Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) here has the highest number of foreign buyers from the US and the UK, signalling the growing interest of visitors from these countries in Kerala. As many as 42 buyers have arrived from the US while around 40 buyers have turned up from the UK for business interactions with the sellers, being held at Samudrika and Sagara Convention Centre, Willingdon Island. […]

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KTDC and Intersight launch ‘Kerala on Wheels’ tour package

In an innovative tour venture, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) and Intersight Tours and Travels have come up with a package that clubs together all the KTDC properties located in various destinations of the state to help tourists explore and enjoy different shades of Kerala at one go and in a hassle-free manner. Called ‘Kerala on Wheels’, the first-of-its-kind tour programme makes available the entire range of KTDC properties to […]

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Don’t play with environment while rebuilding Kerala: Founder of Goonj

While rebuilding Kerala after the deluge, it is vital to ensure that the ecological demands of the state are met without allowing the interference of external forces that seek to impose their designs on the state, said MrAnshu Gupta, founder of Goonj, a leading NGO that focuses on humanitarian and community development works. “After the floods it is the rebuilding phase in Kerala. Hence, make sure that there’s no interference […]

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Kerala Tourism bags Zee Business Travel award; adjudged the ‘Best State for Leisure Tourism’

In yet another honour for the God’s own Country, Kerala Tourism has bagged the prestigious Zee Business Travel Award as the ‘Best State for Leisure Tourism.’ Mr Sooraj P K from the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, received the honour at the Zee Business Travel Awards function at  Oberoi Hotel here, where Union Minister of State for Tourism Shri K J Alphons was the Chief Guest.  Shri Anil Kumarsingh […]

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Work on Kerala Technology Innovation Zonebegins at Kinfra Hi-Tech Park

Giving a fillip to Kerala Startup Mission’s ambitious plans to boost the startup ecosystem in the country by bringing multiple technology incubators under one roof,the work on the first phase of the Kerala Technology Innovation Zone (KTIZ) complex got under way at Kinfra Hi-Tech Park in Kalamassery on Wednesday. Shri M Sivasankar IAS, IT Secretary to the Kerala Government,who launched the project by performing the ground-breaking ceremony at the site, […]

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Govt. committed to the growth of NISH, says Minister Kadakampally

International Week of the Deaf concludes at NISH The State Government is committed to the further growth of National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) and development of its infrastructure and facilities, said Minister for Cooperation, Tourism, and Devaswoms, Shri Kadakampally Surendran on Wednesday. The Minister was speaking during the inauguration of the valedictory function of the observance of the International Week of the Deaf at NISH campus, Akkulam, here. “It’s highly appreciable that deaf […]

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Kerala Travel Mart begins at Kochi on Sep 27 Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate the event

1,600 buyers from 66 countries, 325 sellers in 400 stalls CM to open Sep 27-30 Kochi event featuring business meets, seminars, exhibitions The country’s biggest tourism event is to set off in this city on Thursday, as the tenth edition of the four-day Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) will bring entrepreneurs across India and abroad to the unique tourism products and services of the state. To be inaugurated by Chief Minister […]

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Governor calls for research to reinforce sign language system

International Week of the Deaf inaugurated at NISH Research needs to be strengthened in the area of sign language so that we can effectively standardize the Indian Sign Language (ISL) system in such a way that it suits our linguistic and cultural diversity, said Governor Shri Justice (Retd.) P Sathasivam, expressing his wish that all universities offer courses in sign language, at least as an add-on subject. “Only by popularizing this language […]

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Refreshed WTM Ministerial Summit to Tackle Innovation & Technology Investment

Investment in innovation and smart management for tourism will form the major theme of the Ministerial Summit of this year’s World Travel Market, to be held in London, UK (6 November 2018). The 2018 Summit, a joint initiative of World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will debut a revamped format This year’s World Travel Market (WTM) will introduce a disruptive new format to the long-running UNWTO/WTM Ministerial […]

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Pune all set to host second edition of PMTX

The second edition of the Pune Machine Tool Expo (PMTX 2018), organized by the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers Association will be held from September 27 to 30, 2018 at the Auto Cluster Exhibition Center, Pune. In this edition of Pune Machine Tool Expo, more than 80 exhibitors will display the latest technologies and will cater to the requirements of the manufacturing industry in the western region. The expo at Pune, […]

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