God’s own country back on track: Welcomes season’s first chartered tourist flight

A month after devastating floods, Kerala tourism is springing back into action. The first chartered flight from Australia with 46 tourists for the season landed at the Cochin International Airport on Sunday.

The arrival of tourists marks the come back of the state a month after unprecedented rains and floods.

Earlier, on September 4, the tourist hotspot of Kumarakom had welcomed a batch of foreigners who were seen taking a trip on the houseboat.

To attract more tourists, resort owners in Kumarakom were also planning to launch a ‘Kumarakom is Safe’ campaign.

The tourists will visit Fort Kochi and Mattanchery, the two prominent tourist destinations in Kochi. Later, 20 tourists will head to a private farm near Angamaly for a cooking demo class showing Kerala cuisines.

Meanwhile, the 10th edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) will be held in Kochi from September 27 to 30.

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