Kerala Tourism Minister


'Kerala Tourism Minister' - 15 News Result(s)

  • Kerala Tourism unveils official Facebook pages in French, German

    Kerala Tourism unveils official Facebook pages in French, German

    State tourism minister said: 'it makes a lot of difference when we reach out to [tourists] in their language.'

  • Visa-on-arrival boost for Kerala Tourism: Oommen Chandy

    The introduction of tourist visa-on-arrival (T-VoA) facility at Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi airports will help attract more foreign visitors to the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday.

  • Form start-ups to tap global markets: Kerala Chief Minister

    Form start-ups to tap global markets: Kerala Chief Minister

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has suggested young entrepreneurs to set up start-up ventures in travel and tourism sector by tapping the potential of digital technology to foray into overseas markets that remained unreachable through traditional...

  • Kerala launches India's first seaplane service

    Kerala launches India's first seaplane service

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday launched the country's first seaplane service from the backwaters in Kollam.

  • Kerala readies to launch seaplane services in January

    The first success of the recently-concluded 'Emerging Kerala' investors' meet could be the seaplane project to be operationalised in seven tourist destinations in the state in January, says Tourism Minister AP Anilkumar.

  • Kerala expects 10 per cent rise in tourist inflow

    Kerala expects ten per cent increase in domestic as well as international tourists this year, state Tourism Minister AP Anil Kumar. The state earned Rs 4,221 crore foreign exchange in 2011 while it was Rs 3,797 crore in 2010.

  • Indigenous day: Kerala to look into problems faced by unwed tribal moms

    Indigenous day: Kerala to look into problems faced by unwed tribal moms

    On the occasion of "World Indigenous Day" today, Kerala government has set up a cabinet panel to look into the woes of unwed tribal mothers in the state, a minister said. In view of recent media reports about the plight of unwed tribal mothers, some ...

  • Kerala to have environment friendly tourism policy: Oommen Chandy

    Kerala to have environment friendly tourism policy: Oommen Chandy

    The tourism policy of the UDF government would be environmentally friendly, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said in Kozhikode today.

  • Houseboat business struggles to stay afloat

    Houseboat business struggles to stay afloat

    A houseboat trip on the backwaters of Alappuzha or Kumarakom is billed as one of Kerala's exotic tourism products. But the future may not be bright for the 'product'.

  • Over one crore tourist arrivals in Kerala last year

    Kerala registered a record tourist arrival of one crore with the tourism industry generating a revenue of Rs 19,037 crore during the last one year.Foreign tourist arrivals was 7,32,985 while 93,81 455 domestic travellers visited the state during the ...

  • Kerala open to setting up motor racetrack

    The Kerala government could consider opening a motor racing track in the state if it helped pull in tourists, Tourism Minister AP Anil Kumar said ahead of his meeting with F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan on Thursday. "We are meeting later in the day and...

  • Sanction for Kovalam drinking water scheme

    The Kerala Government has given administrative sanction for the Rs 15 crore drinking water scheme in the internationally-acclaimed tourism destination Kovalam and its surrounding areas.

  • Kerala's 'Authentic Ayurveda' attracting Germans

    Ayurveda medicine of Kerala is attracting Germans to beat the stress and pressures of routine urban life and stay healthy.

  • Kerala Tourism website wins National Award

    The website of Kerala Tourism has won the national award for deploying the latest advances in Information Technology for marketing.

  • Tsunami funds diverted to tourism projects

    Tsunami funds diverted to tourism projects

    The Central Government had sanctioned Rs 1441.75 crore to rebuild the coastal areas in Kerala. In October 2006, the then Revenue Minister K P Rajendran announced the scheme in the Assembly.Areas like housing, drinking water, power, social welfare, co...

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