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Kumarakom Rural Tourism Project wins National Award

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Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Mar 19 2013 IST
 
Kerala Tourism's much-praised responsible tourism model in Kumarakom linking local community with the hospitality industry has won the National Award for Best Rural Tourism Project.

Kerala also bagged the honours in three other categories at the National Tourism Awards for 2011-12, an official release said here today.

The Best Wellness Centre Award went to Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort in Chowara near Thiruvananthapuram while Pioneer Personalised Holidays won in the Best Approved Inbound Tour Operator and Travel Agent category. Kumarakom picked up two more awards for Vivanta by Taj in the Best Four Star Hotel category and Coconut Creek Farm and Home Stay, Kumarakom for Bed and Breakfast Establishment.

'The National Award for Kumarakom is a recognition of the best practices in responsible and eco-friendly tourism,' said Kerala Tourism Minister A P Anil Kumar. 'The credit goes to the people of Kumarakom who made it sure that the project became a huge success through their participation.' UNI CR GM 1830 NNNN

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