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Kerala Tourism unveils roadmap for tourism clubs on campuses

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of an initiative to ensure the active participation of students in the development of sustainable and inclusive tourism, Kerala has unveiled a new project to establish tourism clubs on major college campuses across the state as part of a collective effort by the Departments of Tourism and Higher Education.

Tourism Minister P.A. Mohamed Riyas and Minister of Higher Education R. Bindu said that in the first phase, tourism clubs will be established in 25 state colleges. The Department of Tourism will provide funds for the activities of the clubs.

The tourism clubs will be responsible for the maintenance of the 25 destinations, and they will be especially responsible for the hygiene of each facility, Riyas said on Thursday.

The Minister expressed his confidence that campus clubs will pave the way for new trends in tourism and arouse interest in travel among students.

“The plan also includes identifying future tourism professionals among students who can also help promote destinations through social media platforms. There are good bloggers among the students and their talent can be used to present the state’s tourist attractions to a wider audience,” he said. .

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