Kerala Govt. releases tourism statistics of 2018
Kerala Government has releasedthe complete statistics of tourism activities in the state during 2018,including the total number of foreign and domestic visitors and foreignexchange yielded by the sector. The compendium, Kerala TourismStatistics 2018, was released at a function here by Honâ€™ble Minister forCo-operation, Tourism and Devaswom, Shri Kadakampally Surendran.
This detailed compilation of theentire statistics of the calendar year 2018 will serve as a basic document toevaluate the present scenario and chalk out future activities in tourismsector. This will be guide for the administrators, stake-holders in theindustry and researchers, Shri Surendran said. The statistics carried by thedocument include data on total footfall of tourists to the state,district-wise break-up and figurespertaining to foreign and domestic visitors to various destinations. Also, itcontains full details regarding the foreign exchange earned through tourismduring the year and its district-wise figures. Tourism Secretary Smt Rani George IAS, TourismDirector Shri P Bala Kiran IAS, Additional Director Shri Krishna Teja IAS, AdditionalSecretary BS Prakash and Research Officer Shri C G Rajesh attended thefunction.