Trivandrum: ATTOI, the Association of Tourism Trade Organizations, India, in association with the Ministry of Ayush and Kerala Tourism, is organising a tour of yoga professionals from across the world to Kerala. The Yoga Ambassadors Tour will commence on June 13, 2018, from Thiruvananthapuram and will conclude on June 21 on the International Yoga Day in Kochi.
Briefing the media, Anish Kumar P K, President of ATTOI said, “The Yoga Ambassadors Tour will open up t new possibilities in wellness tourism. There is a tremendous potential to develop a dedicated yoga circuit in Kerala, combining the existing yoga destinations like Shivananda yoga ashram, the meditation centre at Vivekananda Rock in Kanyakumari and the prehistoric sites in Munnar where meditation was once practised, with related activities like Ayurvedic / Naturopathic cooking, trekking, houseboat cruise etc. This would provide a holistic experience to yoga seekers and project Kerala as a perfect place to practice yoga while travelling,”
Yoga tour operators, wellness magazine professionals, and yoga teachers from across the world are being invited for this tour. The Yoga Ambassadors were selected by a team of experts based on specific criteria and experience.
Sreekumara Menon, Secretary of ATTOI said, “We have received about 160 registrations so far from USA, UK, Germany, Spain, Singapore, Poland, Australia, and UAE. The tour will start with an International Yoga Conference at Kovalam and culminate on the International Day of Yoga where the delegates would get a chance to participate in a mass yoga drill to mark IDY 2018. The tourism trade operators will be able to network with the yoga ambassadors.”
The team would also travel to Kanyakumari, Jatayupara, Kollam, Aranmula, Kumarakom, Munnar and Chinnakanal.
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