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Kerala wins advertisement award in Prague


The Kerala Tourism advertisement campaign 'Your Moment is Waiting' has won the bronze medal at the prestigious Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) in the category of 'state as an advertis

State unveils massive tourism plans

The state government on Wednesday unveiled massive plans to promote tourism in a big way including formation of a land bank for projects and setting up of a Tourism Investment Guidance Bureau to trigg

F1 track in Kerala will boost tourism: Narain Karthikeyan


The only Asian driver in the Formula One circuit Narain Karthikeyan on Thursday said an F1 rack in Kerala is certainly going to be a boost for tourism.

"Yes, Kerala is known as a tourist destination

Meghamalai set to lure visitors

Meghamalai hills, which form part of the vibrant Western Ghats in Theni district, will see more infrastructure development for the benefit of tourists and nature lovers.

About Rs 5 crore has been se

The net result


When it comes to promoting tourism, the Chinese nets (Cheena vala) are to Kochi what the painted face of a Kathakali actor is to the state of Kerala.

These antique pieces that provide Kochi with its

Skeptics pooh-pooh govt claims!


Despite apprehensions that the tourism season could bear the brunt of a European economic slowdown this time, state government figures show that the foreign tourist inflow to the state went up by 11.1

Boothathankettu to get speedboats


The scenic Boothathankettu dam, situated some 60 kms from here, will soon add speedboats, house boats and an adventure tourism facility for visitors.

An amount of Rs 2.62 crore has been sanctioned by

Departments spar over counter


There seems to be confusion over the ownership of the Ernakulam boat jetty, benefitting the private tourism lobby.

As the State Water Transport Department (SWTD) and the Kerala tourism department “s

Indian tourists in US spent about USD 2.86 billion in 2010

An Indian tourist visiting America in 2010 spent at an average more than Rs 2 lakh during their stay here, thus contributing an estimated whopping USD 2.86 billion to the US economy.

Well aware that

Indian tourist is going places


There was a time Bangkok and Singapore were the favourite destinations for Indian tourists travelling abroad, particularly first-timers.

They still are, but the experienced desi traveller has starte

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Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.