Namaskaram! is the Malayalam welcome greeting – and Kerala extends warm and sincere welcome to all our friends from overseas.
Hospitality is one of the most treasured values of Indian culture and lies at the heart of our desire to open our doors to international travellers. We believe tourism can play an important role in promoting friendship, goodwill, understanding and, as the following pages show, Kerala has a wealth of attractions to fascinate and tempt the visitor.
In this regard, introduction of Gateway Malabar Holidays Pvt Ltd. with wide ranging responsibilities for the development and promotion of tourism provides a clear indication of our commitment to the industry and determination to secure Kerala’s rightful place on the international travel world.
We work closely with the hotels, airlines and other travel-related organisations in Kerala to promote the state and raise its international profile as an exotic destination offering the best of facilities for the holiday makers, business visitor alike and we ensure consistency in providing high quality standards in our services.
As we embark on this exciting new era for Kerala’s tourism sector, we are keenly aware of the vital role and contribution of our overseas clients and partners.
I am delighted by the growing interest and support from tour operators and clients from international meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions and it is one of our key priorities build and develop these relationships in future.
I firmly believe Kerala offers outstanding potential as a destination for both leisure and business-related tourism and we look forward to working still more closely with our friends win the international travel industry in the months and years ahead.