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After houseboats, Kerala Tourism is betting massive on caravan tourism — ‘Keravan Kerala’ — for the post-pandemic revival. Kerala Tourism Minister PA Mohamed Riyas stated traders had registered, evincing curiosity in establishing 120 caravan parks, whereas 353 entrepreneurs had registered to run caravans in the state.
“We could encourage the segment by providing a subsidy of INR 2 lakh to 7.5 lakh, besides the relaxations the Motor Vehicles Department gave to entrepreneurs to buy and operate caravans,” Riyas stated whereas inaugurating the state’s first Caravan Park on the scenic Vagamon. The minister reached the newly developed caravan park located in Nallathanni, Vagamon, on a vacationer caravan from Vagamon Adventure Park.
“Caravan tourism is set to redefine the state’s travel industry as an innovative product after houseboats. The new product is set to boost the state’s tourism industry. It will also bring to light several destinations that have so far remained unknown despite their potential to attract visitors,” he stated.
The high-range Idukki would be the district that can profit most from caravan tourism as it might probably put a number of unexplored locations in the world on the vacationer map, he added.
To start with, Karavan Meadows, developed by Adrak Hotels and Resorts and managed by Citrine Hospitality Ventu, at the moment has amenities to accommodate two caravans, and envisages lodging of up to eight caravans quickly. The resort already has two four-seater Benz caravans.
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