KTDC Kerala

KTDC or Kerala Tourism Development Corporation is responsible for maintaining and regulating tourism activities in Kerala State of India with headquarters in state capital Thiruvananthapuram. KTDC have its offices in all the districts of Kerala. One of the most profitable ventures of government KTDC provides various facilities in the state to promote tourism and provide excellent facilities to tourists. It operates hotels, resorts, and tourist rest houses in key locations in the state. KTDC share one thing in common – they all assure the tourists unique holiday experiences.

KTDC have many hotels in many famous and hotspot destinations of Kerala offering exotic facilities to tourist from all over the world. It have around 40 properties ranging from heritage five-star resorts to budget accommodation, managed under four brands.

Objectives of KTDC

  • To promote Kerala as a leading tourist destination
  • To identify key tourist destinations within Kerala and promote it outside
  • To provide auxiliary support in developing key tourist destinations
  • To provide highest quality hospitality services to tourists
  • To act as one-source destination for various information regarding tourist destinations and other related information’s.
  • To ensure higher returns to government, through financial and social viable projects, and thereby provide employment

KTDC in Brief

KTDC aims providing best facilities to the tourists . KTDC have all types of Hotels , Resorts, Budget Hotels and more. It also provides tour packages in the Kerala state . Resorts run by KTDC reflect the unique ambiance of their location. KTDC resorts and hotels are destinations in itself with sprawling properties, combining modern and traditional architecture in breathtaking exotic islands, luxuriant game reserves, mist-laden hills, palm-fringed beaches and tranquil backwaters. All these places are designed to function as icons of Kerala heritage and to readily extend the warmth and excitement of traditional hospitality of Kerala.

Exotic One’s

KTDC have some of the world class hotels and resorts . It has two resorts and six five- and four-star hotels.

Bolgatty Island Resort a heritage property and the largest Dutch palace outside the Netherlands. Nine-course golf club, horsing tracks and other facilities.
Marina House: KTDC manages India’s first marina which includes a 24-room hotel, Marina House, located in Bolgatty Island .
Mascot Hotel Trivandrum in state capital Thiruvananthapuram
Lake Palace on an island in the middle of the Periyar Lake
Aranya Nivas Thekkady built within Periyar National Park is a five-star jungle lodge.
Waterscapes Kumarakom is a group of lake cottage suites built over Vembanadu Lake
Samudra Beach Kovalam, a five-star property in Kovalam Beach
Tea Country Munnar, a heritage colonial tea estate bungalow refurnished as a four-star hotel

Value Plus

KTDC three star hotels are coined as “value plus” range hotels which are located across five districts of Kerala. Most of the hotels are designed to cater business and upper-segment family market.

Golden Peak Ponmudi
Chitaram Thiruvananthapuram
Nandhanam Guruvayur
Periyar House Thekkady
Garden House Malampuzha
Peppergrove Wayanad

Tarmind Eaze or Budget Hotels

Tarmind Eaze is a series of 15 hotels to cater the needs of budget tourists of Kerala India.


Hospitality chain series of motels across major state and national highways was first started by KTDC . They were branded as AARAM and were built in roadside of National Highways consisting of large restaurant, rest rooms and many motels have dormitories as well as a medical center. A few designated Aarams do have beer parlors which serves limited alcohol drinks as well as beer.

KTDC Conducted Tours

KTDC also provides short tours of one or two days that may be of sight seeing , backwaters adventure, trekking and many more tour types in major cities as well as in tourist centers. This includes bus/tourist cars trips and boat ferries.

KTDC Contact Details

Corporate Office:
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation Limited.
Corporate Office, P.B.No 5424
Mascot Square, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 033
Kerala. Phone: +91-471-2721243, 2721245
Fax: +91-471-2721249, 2727521
E-mail: corporate@ktdc.com

For reservations:
Central Reservations
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation Limited.
Mascot Square, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 033
Kerala. Phone: +91-471-2316736, 2725213
Fax: +91-471-2721254
E-mail: centralreservations@ktdc.com

Tourist Reception Centre, KTDC Limited,
Shanmugham Road, Ernakulam,
Kochi – 682 011
Tel: +91-484-2353234
Fax: +91-484-2382199
E-mail: ktdccok@sancharnet.in



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