Kerala Tourism fosters more investment at tourism meet

Friday, Jul 24, 2015,22:38 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | To attract investments into the lucrative tourism sector, Kerala Tourism participated in the first ever exclusive Tourism Investors Meet (TIM) in New Delhi.
Organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Tourism Finance Corporation, the two-day meet was held this week.
This is an ideal platform for the tourism industry to network with key leaders and decision makers in various sectors in the country, said Kerala Tourism Secretary G Kamala Vardhana Rao, while presenting Kerala’s tourism potential.
We have showcased the incentives provided to developers for setting up projects and highlighted the various investment opportunities available, he added. The TIM brought together investors, policy makers and industry leaders from various enterprises and institutions.
We hope to get more private investors for the tourism sector post this meet, said Dr M Beena, MD, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), who also represented the state during the meet.
Apart from the presentations on possible investment avenues and incentives by the state governments, the meet included special sessions on tourism infrastructure and opportunities for investment and pre-structured one-to-one business meetings between state governments and prominent investors.