Kerala is becoming increasingly popular as a MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions) destination, thanks to the numerous facilities available in the form of hi-tech boardrooms, spacious conference halls, ultra-modern sound, and light systems, video-conferencing services, star food and stay, and more. More and more corporate firms are looking forward to spending quality time in Kerala by mixing business with pleasure.
Tour & Travel agents and operators in the state arrange assorted packages to different destinations in Kerala and these include advance ticket booking, pick-up and drop at airport, luxury accommodation and cuisine, pleasure travel & sightseeing etc. Options are available in the MICE venues which can be categorized into hill station destinations, backwater destinations, beach destinations, island destinations and other venues in the city.
The concept of a working vacation has caught on with the travelers and especially those from the bustling city environs who have hectic career schedules prefer to take a relaxing yet fruitful break away from the din and the crowd. Most of the plush resorts offer well-furnished auditoriums and conference halls with digital audio and video system as well as catering services and indoor entertainment options along with several other amenities required for an enjoyable business holiday in Kerala.
Outdoor conference facilities include makeshift pavilions, and swimming pool, 24hr coffee shop, multi-cuisine restaurant, Ayurveda center, doctor on call, internet connectivity and so on. Outdoor sports like tennis and golf besides boating trips can be indulged in during daytime while at night, art and culture presentations are held. Kerala with its natural greenery combined with state-of-the-art facilities is being preferred by corporate tourists and entrepreneurs as an ideal MICE tourism destination in the country.