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Muziris heritage project bags PATA award

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Kerala Tourism has bagged the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) award for its Muziris heritage project in the ‘Heritage & Culture’ category.

The award, sponsored by the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO), was bestowed on the Muziris heritage project for its conservational aspect, uniqueness, and impact on local community.

There were 269 entries from 83 organisations and individuals worldwide for this year’s award. The award will be presented on September 8 at the PATA travel mart in Bangalore. “The award is recognition to the Muziris project, aimed at restoring the historical and cultural significance of the ancient town that stretches across North Paravur in Ernakulam to Kodungalloor in Thrissur,” Minister for Tourism A.P. Anilkumar said. “The flagship project of the State is one of the biggest heritage conservation projects of modern India,” he said.

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