6 theme-based microsites to promote tourism spots

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News: Kerala has put forward six theme-based microsites in the official website to promote destination and tourism products.

Facts:

  • Aim: To boost tourism post COVID-19 pandemic
  • Featured Microsites:
    • Ayurveda
    • Yoga
    • Kalaripayattu (an ancient martial art indigenous to Kerala)
    • Temples of Kerala
    • Judaism in Kerala and 
    • Discovering Malabar

Additional Facts:

Iconic Tourist Sites Initiative

  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Tourism.
  • Aim: To develop the selected sites into world-class tourist destinations to serve as a model for other tourism sites.
  • Selected Sites:
    • Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh)
    • Ajanta & Ellora (Maharashtra)
    • Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar (Delhi)
    • Colva (Goa)
    • Ajmer Fort (Rajasthan)
    • Somnath and Dholavira (Gujarat)
    • Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)
    • Hampi (Karnataka)
    • Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu),
    •  Kaziranga(Assam)
    • Kumarakom (Kerala) and
    • Mahabodhi Temple (Bihar).