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Media persons from around the world reach Kerala ahead of Kerala Travel Mart

As India’s biggest tourism conclave Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) is all set to get under way here on September 27, a large team of journalists, travel writers and bloggers from around the world reached the state on Saturday, who will tour the length and breadth of the state in the coming days to have a hands-on feel of the God’s Own Country. The media team from India and abroad will […]

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New UNWTO Report Helps Cities Manage Impact of Tourism

A new World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents. ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions’, was launched today during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, in Seoul, Republic of Korea (16-19 September 2018). The report examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike. It […]

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Kerala Tourism wins Two PATA Gold Awards for Marketing

Kerala Tourism’s vigorous efforts to get back on track in the wake of recent devastating floods got a shot in the arm as it walked away with two prestigious gold awards of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns. The awards were presented at a glittering function in Langkawi, Malaysia on Friday during PATA Travel Mart 2018. Mrs. Sudeshna Ramkumar, Assistant Director, India Tourism, Singapore received […]

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India’s first underwater drone developed at Maker Village handed over to NPOL DRDO

India’s first underwater robotic drone developed at Maker Village  here, which can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance,  was launched and handed over to the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) of DRDO on Friday. The first commercial Remotedly Operated Vehicle (ROV)/ underwater drone, EYEROVTUNA,  was developed by EyeROV Technologies, a company incubating at Maker Village which is the largest hardware […]

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Kerala to welcome this season’s first chartered flight from Australia after floods

Tourism Department to hold ceremonious welcome Giving out a strong message that Kerala Tourism is springing back into action after the recent floods, this season’s first chartered flight from Australia will arrive in Kochi on Saturday (Sept 15) with the Tourism Department all set to accord a warm and ceremonious welcome to the visitors. The chartered flight, with 60 tourists on board, will head from Australia and will touch the […]

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Munnar ready to welcome tourists after floods Visit Neelakurinji’ logo launched at the rally

Conveying a strong message to the community of travellers across the world that the flood-ravaged Kerala Tourism is now back into business with a renewed vigour, various tourism trade associations, today held a day-long ‘Car and Bullet Rally’ from Kochi to Munnar aimed at inviting tourists to experience the hill station in all its grandeur. Backing up the venture, Mr. Baby Mathew Somatheeram, President, KTM and Mr. Abraham George, expert […]

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Impact of floods on Kerala Tourism industry an example for sustainable development of tourism in India, says a parliamentary panel

Kerala Tourism stakeholders seek substantial support from Central Govt.   The setback suffered by Kerala Tourism industry in the wake of the recent floods should serve as an example for sustainable development of tourism in the country, a Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Tourism said. The damage suffered by the tourism industry in Kerala in the wake of the floods was among a range of issues that came […]

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German artist Lisa Premke reveals her craft through ‘Singing Patterns’

Kochi Biennale Foundation organizes ‘Let’s Talk’ session at Pepper House The idea of nature taking its course and being part of the environment always strikes me. Every chain has a different tone and frequency in it depending upon the elements it is made up of and those surrounding it. There is no mono sound here. These chains depict the various communities and culture of the place,” said German artist Lisa […]

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UST Global Associates with IEEE Women In Engineering International Leadership Summit 2018, in Kochi

UST Global, a leading Digital Transformation solutions company, participated in IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit 2018 on 7th and 8th of September held in Kochi. The global high profile summit showcased women talents who have accomplished phenomenal success in their respective fields be it business, technology, arts or humanitariancause. The event was hosted by IEEE KERALA SECTION, & IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE). IEEE (Institute of Electrical and […]

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KSUM’s two-day Code for Kerala hackathon concludes; 12 teams present innovative ideas for tackling natural disasters

A two-day hackathon, which was organised to find out solutions for mitigating the hardships caused by natural disasters, concluded here today with as many as 12 teams presenting riveting ideas and solutions that could improve preparedness for relief operations. The hackathon, “Call for Code Kerala Challenge,” was held in Greenfield Stadium at Karyavattom here. Thrissur-based Studio Bofa, Communicaball from TCS, Technopark in the city and Kasaragod-based Fynext Innovations emerged winners […]

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