The Kerala Tourism Improvement Company (KTDC) has launched into a serious facelift drive with the intention of strengthening the State’s tourism within the wake of COVID-19.
KTDC chairman P.Ok. Sasi says a number of finances properties of the KTDC are being transformed to premium properties with the target of attracting each overseas and home vacationers.
Tamarind Motels throughout the State are being renovated by giving new names that replicate the area’s cultural ethos. Tamarind at Alappuzha has change into Ripple Land and the one at Kannur has change into Loom Land. “We now have renamed them contemplating the specialty of the land,” says Mr. Sasi.
When the KTDC took inspiration from the waves in Alappuzha, it fancied the handweaving of Kannur for its Tamarind motels there.
Tamarind at Parassinikkadavu has change into People Land contemplating the folks arts of the area, particularly Theyyam. Equally, Tamarind at Peerumade has change into Misty Land, taking inspiration from the misty hills of the area.
Mr. Sasi says extra houseboats will likely be launched in locations like Malampuzha. Visibility of KTDC properties will likely be enhanced as a part of the facelift drive. “The KTDC has been poor in its signage. We’re going to put up engaging signage with higher visibility,” he provides.
The KTDC has begun demolition of huge compound partitions that cowl the properties inside them. “Let folks see the properties. They want visibility. We don’t have to fret about encroachments. It’s folks’s property. They’ll shield it,” says the chairman.
Extra Aahaar model eating places providing good meals are being opened throughout the State. Two Aahaar eating places had been opened final week at Kuttippuram and Erimayur. “We wish to change the idea that KTDC eating places are for beer and wine. We wish to popularise our properties by providing good meals and repair.”
Aahaar eating places will open quickly at Cherpulassery, Mannarkkad, Ottappalam and Nelliyampathy. “We’re getting proposals aplenty for numerous tasks, together with Aahaar. It’s as a result of the folks know that tasks are being applied now,” he says.
Mr. Sasi provides the KTDC is treading a brand new path by taking over tourism-related development work.