Kochi becoming a hub for MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions)

Kochi, The Hub For MICE

Over the recent years, organizing business meetings and conferences has become an industry in itself, the most important factor being the ambiance of the venue of the event. Kochi is fast emerging as a hub for MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) owing to the fine mix of culture, natural backwater settings and availability of state of the art technology to match the global standards. Two major service areas are involved in bringing these business conventions to Kerala namely Business Tourism and event management. The main stakeholders in the huge and diverse MICE industry are: Infrastructure Providers All major hotels …..

Spiced History of Fort Kochi

History of Fort Kochi

On the shores of Kochi, lies the perfect picturesque seaside neighborhood called Fort Kochi. Its delightful cobble stoned lanes are filled with stories from all around the world, an eventful history that began with spice trade. Being a popular tourist spots, it is one of the main reasons why hotels in Fort Kochi are flourishing due to its immensely rich heritage and history. A brief history of Fort Kochi is as follows: It is believed that Fort Kochi was an important epic center for spice trade with commercial links to important kingdoms from as early as 3000 BC. Until 1341, …..

Top Three Winter Destinations of Kerala

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Winter is the time that is best suited for all your travel adventures. Kerala has an epic amount of places to visit during the winter season. Take a look at these three gems that you must visit in your next trip to Kerala. Munnar – The land of three rivers Munnar is a stunning winter destination that offers something for every type of visitor. Though a small destination, Munnar packs a mighty punch on things you should experience and do. You can hike mountains, paddle boat on serene rivers, camp in the forest, or mountain bike through the trails of …..

Idukki – Kerala’s Green Paradise

Tourist Destinations In Idukki

Idukki is one of the major hill stations of Kerala that woos tourists with its diverse attractions. There are many unspoiled sections of nature in Idukki wherein you can unwind yourself from the stresses of urban life. Home to bountiful endemic flora and fauna, Idukki has a wonderful ecosystem that persuades you to keep coming back. Thekkady – A place for your soul If you are looking for a revitalizing experience, then Thekkady is the place to be! The climate of Thekkady itself is salubrious with cool mists and tranquil air. The lovely waterfalls, exotic wildlife, lush green hills – …..

Sun is shining back in Kerala, safe to travel now

Kerala After Flood

Kerala witnessed one of its worst deluges since 1924 and many places got almost submerged under water for few days. Thanks to the heroic efforts of the Central and State Governments and the unparalleled help from locals, the damage caused by this deluge was confined quickly. The people of Kerala banded together to rescue and rebuild the state and has successfully restored the beauty of God’s own country in many places. The tourism department joined hands with other departments and worked feverishly to welcome visitors back again. With this massive joint overhaul effort, the land is now more than safe …..

Kerala – Phoenix Rising

Kerala Flood 2018

A couple of weeks back, Kerala was at the receiving end of Nature’s fury. The state witnessed a hitherto unseen rainfall – a whopping 257% more than average rainfall. As a result, most of the 14 districts got battered by floods. The incident took 370 lives and lot many people lost everything except the clothes they had worn. The destruction caused by the flood is unimaginable. The roads became unmotorable. At some places, the width narrowed, whereas at other places the roads got completely washed away. It was estimated that around 10,000 km in total was damaged due to this …..

Must-Include Places In Your Kerala Honeymoon

Places To Include In Kerala Honeymoon

Are you craving for a romantic getaway? Well, then Kerala should top the list of your destinations. The natural beauty of Kerala makes it a perfect haven for honeymoon couples. What more can be more romantic than celebrating the start of your new life in the most preferred honeymoon destinations of Kerala! Here is a list of Kerala’s top 4 romantic breakouts that must find a place in your Kerala honeymoon tour package: Alleppey: Alleppey is a perfect honeymoon destination with picturesque backwaters, canals, and lagoons that make it the buffet of the best. Most deservedly called as the Venice …..

Munnar – A Must-See Destination in Kerala

Holiday Packages in Munnar

Hill is where the heart is – Yes, hills, mountains, and cliffs have beckoned travelers since time immemorial.  The misty winds, sprawling hills, cliffs, lakes, and waterfalls of Munnar make it a perfect holiday destination for all kinds of travelers. You may be enjoying your new relationship or relaxing your retired life or exploring the varied realms of singledom – enjoy it whilst getting pampered by nature. Blessed by nature, Munnar provides the perfect ambience and adds spark to your enjoyment. Stay in luxury hotels in Munnar and enjoy holistic wellness in the lap of nature. The moment you step …..

Ila Sadya – Kerala’s Traditional Vegetarian Feast

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Food is an indispensable highlight of all romantic getaways. At Kerala you get an opportunity to enjoy those vegetarian cuisines that have found a place in the world’s top 50 most delicious food list. The taste and variety of Kerala food will tantalize your taste buds and will make you keep coming back for more! Your Kerala tour package is incomplete without ila sadya – the king of all vegetarian cuisines of Kerala. Ila means ‘plantain leaf’ and sadya means ‘feast.’ It is a feast that is served in the traditional manner in plantain leaf that encircles the length and …..

Visit Kerala during Onam, Get a unique honeymoon package

Onam Honeymoon Packages

Thinking of adding a traditional element in your Kerala honeymoon tour package? Well, then plan your visit during the Onam festival. Onam is Kerala’s biggest and most vibrant festival. It is a grand harvest festival that symbolizes affluence and prosperity. There is also a myth attached/associated with this festival. It is believed that it is on this day that Lord Vishnu took an avatar of a dwarf to bust the ego of a king named Mahabali. Observed during the month of Chingam [August-September], Onam celebration extends anywhere from four to ten days and includes numerous festivities like flower carpeting, boat …..