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Munnar Adjudged the 'Best Destination for Romance'

Published in Newsletter Issue No. 286 - June 2017

Munnar, the hill station in Kerala, has bagged the award for ‘Best Destination for Romance’ at the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2017. Mr. P. Bala Kiran IAS, Director, Kerala Tourism, received the prestigious award at the sixth edition of Lonely Planet India Travel Awards. 

“It is a euphoric moment for Kerala Tourism. It is overwhelming to be aware of the fact that Kerala is gaining popularity as India’s most preferred destination among the Indian travellers. The state’s tourism department will continue to keep up the positive momentum with its perennial growth trajectory,” said Mr. P. Bala Kiran IAS, Director, Kerala Tourism.

Munnar is famed for its romantic cottages, cloudy mountains, lively tea gardens and lush green valleys. 

This award is yet another addition to the series of prominent awards won by Kerala Tourism in 2017 and Kerala has time and again made its presence felt in the tourism industry.

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