Navigation Links
Ayurveda Boosts Monsoon Tourism in Kerala

Despite dull and dreary rains during the monsoon season in Kerala, numerous tourists visit the state to savour ayurveda packages.//

It is believed that the months of June and July are best suited for administering ayurvedic treatment.

"In the last five years the number of tourist places offering ayurveda-related services in Kerala has more than doubled. Capital investment for a cottage in a resort now ranges from Rs.500,000 to Rs.5 million," said Jose Dominic, chief of CGH Earth, one of the leading players in Kerala's tourism industry.

According to a World Travel and Tourism Council report, tourism in Kerala is expected to grow at the rate of 11.40 percent per annum till 2013.

"Monsoon tourism has come to stay in Kerala. We have an increase of 30 percent in business this season," said Dominic.

"Ayurvedic tourism is going to be the selling point for Kerala because strong undercurrents indicate that this has put the state on the tourism map of the world," said Dominic, who owns half a dozen premium properties in the state.

John Muthoot, managing director of Muthoot Hotels, said: "This season we are inviting corporate houses to hold their annual conferences. Four groups have come and gone. This month we expect four more groups and each will have around 40 executives.

"After their routine meetings, they (conference delegates) head for our spa aroma therapy. This has come as a bonus and we have already started receiving inquiries for next year's monsoon season," said Muthoot.

Most resorts in Kerala offer attractive ayurveda packages to the tourists. These packages include body massages with different herbal oils and powders.

While the tariff varies from resort to resort, it starts from 50 euros a day, including for food, accommodation and treatment protocols.

The most preferred treatment protocol is the rejuvenation package, which consists of different kinds of massages. Pa ckages for slimming, stress management and beauty care are also in high demand. The duration of these packages ranges from one week to three weeks.

Most resorts have a special ayurveda kitchen with customized menu. To add colour to the ayurveda season, resorts also conduct cooking classes.

(Source: IANS)
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. IT Professionals Turn To Ayurveda
2. Ayurveda Spas are hot in San Francisco
3. International conference on Ayurveda to be held on Kerala
4. Indian Ayurveda in troubled waters abroad.
5. NY Health Dept Bans 3 Ayurveda Drugs
6. Himachal Pradesh Government To Cancel Licences Of Some Ayurveda Units
7. Exclusive Health Care Packages To Be Launched By Ayurveda Hospital
8. Yoga Guru Ramdev Invited to Tap Ayurveda Potential by Jharkhand Govt
9. Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital
10. Proposal to license Ayurveda Practitioners in the US
11. Doctors In New Zealand Warns Against Using Ayurveda Medicines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2017)... ... June 26, 2017 , ... Dr. Martin Bastuba, MD, ... collaboration with the Fertility Center of California, is pleased to announce the addition ... aspiration) and TESA (percutaneous testicular sperm extraction). These minimally invasive treatments are primarily ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... according to a recent review of government data released by the United Soybean ... in management practices, Maryland’s soybean farmers have increased their productivity on less land ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... June 26, 2017 , ... LARKR™ , an innovative ... in every state across the country to join its online treatment platform. , ... therapists to reach a substantially greater number of people in need nationwide, and to ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... KICKICO , a protocol built on Ethereum for ... many catastrophic issues within funding campaigns. KICKICO developers are testing the platform, which will ... the raising of funds through the power of many - has been around for ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... June 25, 2017 , ... FCPX LUT Vintage Volume 2 for ... look. FCPX LUT Vintage Volume 2 contains 60 different color-grade presets, giving editors multiple ... vignettes and blurs to single out subjects, plus much more. FCPX LUT Vintage Volume ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2017)... AVIV, Israel , May 30, 2017 ... stage pharmaceutical Company specializing in the development of ... will present a company overview at three upcoming ... The 7th Annual LD Micro Invitational: ... Date:                     ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... 25, 2017  In response to the opioid epidemic ... Relief is working with Pfizer to make up to ... cost to community health centers, free and charitable clinics, ... "Pfizer has a long-standing commitment to improving ... patient safety through educational activities," said Caroline Roan ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... N.Y. , May 22, 2017  Lilac ... treatment Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin, announces the launch of a ... English, the results of a clinical study that ... year treatment with Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin in individuals suffering from ... to note that there are no other treatments ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: