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Kerala readies to launch seaplane services in January


September 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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Houseboat business struggles to stay afloat (Kerala Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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Bekal is destination next in ‘God’s Own Country’


May 10th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bekal (Kasaragod), May 10 (IANS) After firmly placing stations such as Kovalam and Kumarakom on the global tourism map, the Kerala government has picked this idyllic town of beaches ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Kerala


May 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) The monsoon has arrived in Kerala. Heavy rains have been reported since Saturday night in the central and southern districts of the state, an official of ... Read more...

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Sabarimala stampede - another tragedy reduced to a probe?


January 17th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) As police investigate the stampede near the Sabarimala temple that claimed 102 lives, the question in many minds is whether it will throw up answers and ... Read more...

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High on spirit and joy, Kerala embraces 2011


January 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) The beaches buzzed with tourists, the hotels made a killing, the clubs went into musical marathons, the night sky was lit with perfect chromosomes, and the god's ... Read more...

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Planning to holiday in Kerala? It’s almost houseful!


December 7th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Tourists hoping to usher in the New Year amid Kerala's laidback charms would do well to have a plan B ready - if they haven't booked ... Read more...

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Kerala’s cruise capsize toll 41 amid confession of lapses (Lead, Roundup)


October 1st, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thekkady (Kerala), Oct 1 (IANS) The pleasure cruise that ended in a watery grave for 41 tourists in the famed Periyar wildlife sanctuary here could have been avoided, experts said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Kerala’s cruise capsize toll hits 42 amid confession of lapses (Roundup)


October 1st, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thekkady (Kerala), Oct 1 (IANS) The pleasure cruise that ended in a watery grave for 42 tourists in the famed Periyar wildlife sanctuary here could have been avoided, experts said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Phoenix Group Global expands brand Zuri


April 1st, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Phoenix Group Global, the owners and promoters of luxury resorts and business hotels, Wednesday announced that all its existing properties will be brought under the Zuri Hotels ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to launch Congress poll campaign in Kerala


March 4th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will arrive here Thursday to kick off the party's campaign in the coming Lok Sabha poll, by taking part in the public meeting ... Read more...

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Watch Kerala’s coast, countryside in ‘Bidaai’


February 21st, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Kerala's lush green fields, idyllic backwaters and lagoons are being promoted for honeymoon tourism and glimpses of it can be seen in Star Plus' daily soap "Bidaai". Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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Kerala tour operator to conduct Bridge tournament


October 29th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) The Great India Tour Co Ltd, a premier tour operating firm in Kerala, has announced it will conduct an International Prize Money Bridge Tournament in Kumarakom of Kottayam ... Read more...

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Women to row in Kerala boat race


August 6th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Aug 6 (IANS) A boat club in Kerala is all set to enter the record books when 116 women will row a 35-metre-long snake boat at the 56th edition of an ... Read more...

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Keralites in Kuwait agree to fund new Kottayam airport


July 20th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), July 20 (IANS) A group of Keralites settled in Kuwait has come forward to fund the building of an airport near here, said former chief minister Oommen Chandy. Chandy, who ... Read more...

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Artist Paresh Maity brings snapshots of Kerala to Delhi


March 25th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
By Uma Nair New Delhi, March 25(IANS) An exhibition and book entitled "Enchanting Journey" comprising 50 of landscape master Paresh Maity's works opens at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Kerala to host international conference on responsible tourism


March 1st, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 1 (IANS) Around 400 Indian and foreign delegates will get together in Kerala March 21-24 to learn about latest developments and practices in responsible tourism. Speakers from over 20 countries ... Read more...

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