KTDC to organise culinary fest as part of Muziris promotion

first_imgAmong the events to be organised for the promotion of Kerala’s Muziris Heritage Project, launched by President Pranab Mukherjee, will be a culinary fest presenting delicacies from 31 Spice Route countries.The Muziris port, said to have been located in the Paravur-Kodungalloor region, is the bedrock of Spice Route – an initiative of Kerala Tourism involving 31 countries with whom the port had trade relations.The fest will be held in September at KTDC-owned Bolghatty Palace, just ahead of the ninth edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM). Given the involvement of so many nations, the Centre too is expected to play an important diplomatic role.“Tourism stakeholders will thus get a chance to spread word among foreign guests about Muziris – a premium heritage product of the State,” said Abraham George, President of KTM Society.Highlighting that the promotional activities were just the beginning of organised heritage tourism promotion in Kerala, U V Jose, Director of Kerala Tourism, remarked, “It is a promising high-end tourism product that is set to occupy centre stage after the State’s Ayurveda and houseboats received global acclaim. We are according the prime of place to Muziris in trade fairs.”One, camping at Muziris can explore the dozens of historic relics in the region and their association with ancient civilisations. The Cheraman Archaeological Museum and Activity Centre, the latest of the historic structures in Muziris region to be renovated, is slated for launch shortly. It is located near the ancient Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kodungalloor.last_img read more

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