Archive for May, 2008

  • Now Kovalam a part of Kerala’s responsible tourism initiative

    Travel India News May 27, 2008 at 5:43 am 0 comments

    Kerala Tourism has launched its responsible tourism initiative in the beach resort of Kovalam near Thiruvananthapuram. The State Tourism Minister, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, launched the initiative in Kovalam recently. With this, Kovalam becomes the second destination in the State to adopt the responsible tourism concept, the first being Kumarakom. The concept […]

  • Kudumbashree units to be involved in Kerala’s tourism growth story

    Travel India News May 27, 2008 at 5:39 am 0 comments

    Kerala Tourism plans to involve units of ‘Kudumbashree’ or the State Poverty Eradication Mission in a significant manner in its responsible tourism initiative, said Kerala Tourism Minister, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan. Speaking at a press conference here, he said that ‘Kudumbashree’ units would be encouraged to supply farm produce to hotels and […]

  • Medical tourism flourishes in India

    Travel India News May 27, 2008 at 5:33 am 0 comments

    India is set to earn $ 1.87 billion a year in foreign exchange from medical tourism by 2012, according to a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham). With easy visa facilities to overseas patients coupled with best emerging medical infrastructure facilities, India’s medical tourism […]