Kerala Tourism launches Kerala Blog Express 2.0

Published on: 04 Mar, 2015
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Travel News

The second edition of Kerala blog express (2.0) has been flagged off by the Kerala tourism department here on Tuesday. The second edition of the campaign promoted to enable some of the world’s foremost online travel writers to explore the state.

The Kerala Blog Express bus takes selected, ace bloggers from around the world on a two-week road trip across God’s Own Country to discover the beauty of the region and experience its unique culture. Last time this Campain was organised in 2013- 2014, the campaign was a huge success and drew very positive response from the participants, according to Kerala Tourism additional director T.V. Anupama.

Kerala Tourism, known for its innovative and creative promotions, is the first tourism board in India to organise an event of this kind with the aim of reaching out to a wide international audience. Thirty travel bloggers/photographers/writers are taking part in the second edition of the Kerala Blog Express.

Speaking on the occasion Anupama said "Numerous promotional schemes like Google ads, Facebook ads and blogger outreach activities are employed for reaching out to the travel blogger community".

Among this year’s participants which include two Indians, three each are from Spain and Italy, two each from the United States, Poland, United Kingdom, Philippines and a participant each from Brazil, Slovakia, Hungary, Finland, Uruguay, Mexico, Czech Republic, Greece, Israel, France, Indonesia, South Africa, New Zealand and Bulgaria.

In the course of the maiden Kerala Blog Express, the campaign micro site (http://keralablogexpress.com/) recorded 2.5 lakh page views from all over the world.

Src:- http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/second-edition-of-kerala-blog-express-flagged-off-115030301212_1.html

 

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