State Affairs

Liquor not a prerequisite for tourism: Stakeholders


Amid growing concerns over the impact of Kerala Government’s new liquor policy on tourism industry, many stakeholders in the sector believe that liquor is not a prerequisite for tourism promotion.

Some resort operators said the new policy, envisaged to cut short the availability of liquor, might affect the tourism industry in the initial stages but the impact could be overcome with proper awareness in the long run.

The success of tourism industry in Gujarat, where total prohibition exist, was the best example for Kerala to emulate, they said.

Read more at Economic Times


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