Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) Kerala tourism’s pavilion at World Travel Market (WTM) in London has won the best stand award.
The Kerala tourism pavilion, which stood on a 126 sq.m space, was themed “The Magical Everyday”, celebrating the festivals of Kerala.
The central attraction of the stand was the huge ‘Kettu Kala’ – a gigantic effigy of a pair of bulls.
Kerala Tourism Minister P. A Mohamed Riyas said this is really a big recognition for Kerala to win the award at one of world’s largest tourism fairs.
“Kerala made a big impact at WTM 2023 where visitors to our stand, mostly representatives from global travel and hospitality majors, showed keen interest in our products and initiatives,” State Tourism Secretary K Biju said, who led the state’s delegation to WTM. Biju received the award on Wednesday on behalf of Kerala tourism.