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.

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.

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.


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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.

 

Author: Juergen T Steinmetz

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.

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