Kerala is a land of charming backwaters and landscapes boarded by blue sea and Blue Mountains. Kerala Tourism and Heritage is well famous around the world. Being situated in the south part of India this piece of land is also called as ‘Malabar Coast’ and is washed by monsoon rains as well as by Arabian Sea. Kerala is known for as Malabar in ancient times. Arabs, Jews, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Persians, Chinese, Greeks, Romans, Portuguese, Dutch, French and the English. These foreigners came to Kerala as traders but not as Tourist. They came to purchase or exchange their products with black pepper, cardamom, ginger, nutmegs, cinnamon, cloves etc. These spices export from Kerala still continuing. Cargo ships from Cochin and other ports carry the spices to different international markets.
Now a day’s foreigners arriving Kerala as tourists not as traders. Tourism has become a global phenomenon in the last decade and is one of the largest industries in the world. As with the improvement in transportation facility people from different part of the world came for sightseeing, holidaying, cultural experience etc.
Transportation facilities play a great role in the development of tourism. The important aspect of tourism is the transport of network available. This is because tourism is an activity of travelling and staying places of one’s choices. It is said that development of transportation facility will improve the tourism in Kerala. Several destinations in Kerala became a hot spot for tourism mainly because of good transportation facilities. Many top tourist destinations in Kerala have good transportation facility. As a result of this domestic tourism is expanding rapidly in Kerala. The three international airports in Kerala brings a lot of tourist to our Gods own Country.
There exists variety of packages available for tourists who are coming for Kerala. It includes Houseboats Kerala, Kerala houseboats, and Kerala Boat house etc. Kerala’s natural beauty consists of sunny beaches, boating in backwaters, bird sanctuaries, flora with herbal medicinal plants, ancient temples, churches and Ayurvedic spas and a lot more cater diverse interest and taste of tourists.
“What Kerala has to offer to the world?”
It’s a question being asked in a seminar few years ago. It came to the conclusion that many things such as natural beauty, Ayurveda, Panchkarama, Pepper, Vastu Vidya, Houseboat, backwater cruises etc.