Tourism Investors Meet Scheduled for November 16 in Thiruvananthapuram.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is set to inaugurate the inaugural Tourism Investors Meet (TIM), the first large-scale initiative of its kind, at the Hyatt Regency.
The Kerala Department of Tourism is pleased to declare the Tourism Investors Meet—an initiative to promote investments in the state’s thriving tourism sector. Often referred to as ‘God’s Own Country,’ Kerala is celebrated for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches, cultural richness, historical heritage, and welcoming hospitality. Boasting diverse attractions, the state not only beckons tourists but also presents a lucrative economic prospect for potential investors.
Advancing its strategic initiatives to boost Kerala’s travel and hospitality sector, Kerala Tourism is set to host an Investors’ Meet in Thiruvananthapuram on November 16. The event aims to spotlight significant investment prospects in destinations, products, and initiatives that position the State as a year-round experiential tourism hub.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the ‘Tourism Investors Meet’ (TIM), a groundbreaking initiative to be held at the Hyatt Regency. State Tourism Minister PA Mohamed Riyas revealed that targeted areas requiring increased investments will be disclosed to investors and stakeholders from India and abroad during the event. Emphasizing the untapped potential of Kerala’s tourism sector, he expressed confidence that the Investors’ Meet will play a pivotal role in harnessing this potential.
Anticipated to draw approximately 350 investors, the event will unveil abundant investment opportunities in various aspects of the tourism sector, encompassing hospitality, eco-tourism initiatives, adventure tourism, responsible tourism, and sustainable tourism projects. The Minister highlighted that the Investors’ Meet will feature presentations, exhibitions, seminars, and workshops showcasing diverse tourism investment opportunities across the state. Additionally, project pitch sessions, round-table discussions, and business-to-business meetings will be integral components of the conclave.
Riyas emphasized the State Government’s possession of substantial land and physical assets in locations with immense tourism potential throughout Kerala. He underscored the need for sustainable development to transform the entire state into a leading all-weather experiential tourism destination on a global scale. Recognizing the dynamic nature of present-day tourism, the Minister stressed the importance of updating, upgrading, and reorienting the sector to align with current trends and preferences. Attracting more investment to promising locations and products was identified as a vital strategy to achieve this goal.
TIM 2023 Highlights
Established in August 1989 under the Government of Kerala, KTIL serves as the agency dedicated to promoting tourism investment and developing infrastructure within the state. Kerala, often acclaimed as God’s Own Country, stands out as Asia’s premier tourist destination and India’s sole superbrand. The state is experiencing remarkable growth in tourism, emphasizing values such as indigenousness, environmental friendliness, and community participation.
Investment Opportunities Presentation
This event will showcase presentations and exhibitions that spotlight diverse tourism investment opportunities throughout the state.
These organized seminars will facilitate connections between investors, local entrepreneurs, government representatives, and tourism experts, fostering discussions and potential partnerships.
Pitching Innovative Tourism Projects
Entrepreneurs pioneering groundbreaking tourism initiatives will present their ideas to potential investors.
Engaging Roundtable Discussions & B2B Meetings
Esteemed industry experts will lead informative seminars and workshops on current tourism trends, regulations, and sustainability, empowering investors to make well-informed decisions.
Kerala boasts a distinctive geography that presents exceptional opportunities for tourism investments. The state is comprehensively connected through road, rail, air, and water, ensuring accessibility even to the most remote areas.
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