Destination Coorg, the Scotland of India on the Road to promote Domestic Tourism


Destination Coorg presents a rural district in the southwest Indian State of Karnataka. Coorg is not just known for its scenic beauty and coffee, but also is a conclave of the history of the Kodava Kings making it a regal place to visit. Known as the “Scotland of India”, Coorg is an emerging tourist destination which is still unexplored by tourists, situated in the dense foliage Kodagu District or Coorg is rated as one of the top hill station destinations in India. The destination offers archaeology, Kodagu culture, Kodava Cuisine and unexplored places. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Kodagu include Talakaveri, Bhagamandala, Nisargadhama, Abbey Falls, Dubare, Nagarahole National Park, Iruppu Falls, and the Tibetan Buddhist Golden Temple.T\

The destination plans to increase tourist arrivals from the South Indian State of Tamil Nadu.

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The Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka had organized a Roadshow nd held an event at Westin Hotel on December 8 in Velacherry, Chennai to promote tourist places, hotels, resorts, homestays and service providers from Coorg and Karnataka.

This exclusive B2B Roadshow had over 200 travel agents from Chennai and over 35 discerning trade partners from Coorg. The event was aimed at showcasing the scenic beauty of Coorg which succeeded in being one of the most vibrant editions that the Karnataka Tourism had ever seen.

The main objective of Karnataka Tourism is to promote Coorg as Leisure, MICE and Wedding Destination in the Indian market. The Karnataka Tourism Department organized a One-Day Roadshow to meet with travel agents and tour operators in the Chennai market on the 8th December 2018 Hotel Westin, Velachery, Chennai.

Under the theme “Destination Coorg”, this is aimed to promote the different hotels, resorts and service providers from Coorg and Karnataka.

Karnataka – One State, Many Worlds, which is well known for silk, milk, coffee, honey.The State offers an avid traveler a vast range of tourism landscapes including heritage, archaeology, religion, wildlife/ecotourism, and handicrafts.