Kerala Tourism and allied industries won four awards in the National Tourism Awards for 2011-12. Kerala Tourism's rural model in Kumarakom won the national award for best rural tourism project.
Vivanta by Taj at Kumarakom won the Best Four Star Hotel award whereas Coconut Creek Farm and Home Stay, Kumarakom won in Bed and Breakfast category.
The Best Wellness Centre award went to Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort in Chowara , Trivandrum while Pioneer Personalised Holidays won in the Best Approved Inbound Tour Operator and Travel Agent category.
Andhra Pradesh has bagged the best state award for comprehensive development of tourism in the rest of India category of National Tourism Award 2011-12. The Best Heritage city award went to Warangal(AP).
For full list of winners visit http://www.pib.nic.in/archieve/others/2013/mar/d2013031205.pdf