Seeking to ensure welfare of tourism sector employees, an initiative called the Kerala Tourism Fraternity Social Welfare Co-operative Society Limited (KTFCS) was launched in Thiruvananthapuram recently under the auspices of Association of Tourism Trade Organisations, India (ATTOI).
Inaugurating the Society, the Kerala Tourism Minister Mr. Kadakampally Surendran opined that tourism enterprises should aim at tapping the co-operative sector for finance. He said that while Kerala’s co-operative sector is large, it is not able to make its presence felt in the tourism sector. This will change with the launch of the KTFCS, he said. The minister also unveiled the logo of KTFCS.
The KTFCS would be able to revive the tourism sector by co-ordinating the activities of regional tourist centres and the stakeholders by forming societies to solve their problems, the minister added.