Kerala-'The Best Green Destination'

The awards were presented by Portugal's ambassador to India Jorge Roza de Oliveira in New Delhi on 31st March 2014. In its third year, India's Best Awards are given on the basis of an online readers' poll conducted over five months.
"Responsible Tourism is the guiding philosophy and policy of Kerala Tourism. Eco-friendly tourism with the participation of the local communities is the principal objective of the State government and all its stakeholders,” said Mr. Suman Billa, Secretary, Kerala Tourism, who received the awards in New Delhi.