Thiruvananthapuram, November 8: 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 Tourism Bounces Back, Registers an Impressive Growth of 72.48% in the First Quarter of 2022.

“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.

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