Kerala bags ‘Hall of Fame’ status in ‘Comprehensive Development of Tourism’ category


In a huge endorsement of its sustainable tourism practices, Kerala was accorded the prestigious “Hall of Fame” status for being the Best State/UT in the category of ‘Comprehensive Development of Tourism’ for the fourth consecutive year at the National Tourism Awards 2018-19 presented here today.

Kozhikode’s District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) was adjudged the best in the category. Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) Managing Director V Vigneshwari received the awards on behalf of Kerala Tourism. As for DTPC Kozhikode, it mainly concentrates on the district tourism promotional activities on various beaches, bio-parks, hill stations, improvement of signages, and sanitation by working with local governments, heritage conservation, and preservation, coordination of tourism clubs, and creation of tourism awareness.