Archive for the ‘ Tourism ’ Category


Wayanad to Host Splash-Wayanad Monsoon Carnival

Wayanad is all set to host the eighth edition of Splash-Wayanad Monsoon Carnival. A host of outdoor sports events such as mud football, archery and so on will be held as part of this unique carnival. A Business to Business meet (B2B) will also be held in the sidelines of Splash 2017 which will be a platform for the interaction of travel agents with property owners in Wayanad. Over 400 […]


Kovalam to Host Literary Fest

Come November and Kovalam is all set to host a grand literary festival where leading writers and thinkers from India and abroad will meet and discuss books. The ‘Books on the Beach’ fest supported by Kerala Tourism is organised by the non-profit India Book Foundation under the patronage of Mr. Shashi Tharoor MP. The first edition of this one-of-a-kind lit-fest will be held from November 10-12. The event which will […]


International Conference on Tourism Technology unwinds art of story-telling as a unique marketing strategy

Kerala’s historic sites, markets, arts, cuisines and customs have now got new messages and tips to unravel them before tourists and travellers as the ongoing International Conference on Tourism Technology (ICTT 2017) hosted a session on the art of story-telling in an engaging way. ICTT 2017, organized by Association of Tourism Trade Organisation (ATTOI) with the support of Kerala Tourism, shed light on the art and craft of storytelling to […]


Kerala sets goal of doubling domestic tourist arrivals and 50% increase in foreign tourists by 2021: Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran

Minister inaugurates second edition of International Conference on Tourism Technology   The Kerala government is looking for doubling the number of domestic tourists and 50 per cent increase in foreign arrivals by 2021, Tourism Minister Shri Kadakampally Surendran said here today. “Digital platforms are the key to achieve the aim,” he said, while inaugurating the second edition of International Conference on Tourism Technology (ICTT) at Le Meridien hotel. “Year after […]


#Kerala #IndiaForBeginners to become buzzword at global tourism technology meet

Tourism Minister KadakampallySurendran to inaugurate global tourism technology meet With a captivating mix of striking visuals and texts, the second edition of International Conference on Tourism Technology (ICTT) in the city will tap into the enormous potential of social media platforms to project Kerala and India Tourism for luring global travellers through digital marketing. #Kerala #IndiaForBeginners campaign will be launched at the inaugural function of the  ICTT on Friday (June […]


Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran to inaugurate global tourism technology meet on June 9

Kerala Tourism, Devaswoms and Cooperation Minister Shri Kadakampally Surendran will formally inaugurate the second edition of International Conference on Tourism Technology (ICTT), billed as India’s biggest tourism technology meet, at an impressive function here on June 9. The inaugural function, which begins at 9 am at Hotel Le Meridien, will see a string of high-profile attendees, including Hibi Eden MLA, Dr Venu V, Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism, and Shri […]


VFS Global expands service network for Czech Republic, launches second Visa Application Centre in Kerala

Newly opened centre in Thiruvananthapuram is the 14th visa application facility for the Czech Republic in India The Embassy of the Czech Republic and VFS Global have launched the 14th Czech Republic Visa Application Centre in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India, extending the network access to visa application facilities for residents of Kerala. This is the second such centre in Kerala after the opening of Czech Republic visa facilities in Kochi […]


Global tourism technology meet draws leading industry experts

Three-day ICTT 2017, starting here June 8, will feature lectures by line-up of noted tourism-tech speakers An impressive line-up of technology industry experts from across the globe will attend the upcoming International Conference on Tourism Technology (ICTT) to deliberate on the paramount role of technology in giving a fillip to the travel and tourism industry through interactive engagements with customers and providing excellent products and services. Association of Tourism Trade […]


India’s first ornamental fish tech park to come up in Chennai in next three months

Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park to boost production of high value aquarium fishes India’s first Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park (ARTP) in Chennai, an ultra modern exclusive facility for ornamental fish equipped with multi-species hatchery and live feed culture units, will become operational in the next three months, fulfilling a major requirement of the industry for mass production of high value aquarium fish. The facility is being developed by Fisheries College and […]


Mumbai leads Indian cities in online travel searches, survey shows

‘Customer reviews increasingly important in travel decisions’ Travel and tour operators in India need to step up their digital game as a new report shows a growing number of holidaymakers in the country are turning to online platforms to make their travel decisions. A survey by MyTourReview, a popular review platform for tour operators, into the holiday habits of Indian consumers for 2016, shows that internet users in Mumbai lead […]


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