Published on : Monday, February 11, 2019
The entire tourism industry of Thiruvananthapuram is quite optimistic over immense opportunities that have opened up the development of beach and backwater tourism in Kerala. Credit goes to the revision in CRZ rules, decreasing the ‘no development zone’ from 200m from the high tide line to 50m respectively.
Refusing apprehensions on probable environmental impacts as ‘restrictions on constructions could still be implemented through regulatory and implementing agencies’, tourism stakeholders, together with the property owners as well as tour operators, have claimed that the huge potential Kerala has in setting up beach and backwater tourism can never be ignored.
“It’s been a long-pending demand from the industry, may be not in every place, but at least in major tourism destinations This amendment in CRZ rules will definitely be a big boost to tourism in the state,” said state tourism director P Bala Kiran.
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