Karnataka Tourism appoints new director

Ramu B, IAS took charge as the Director of Karnataka State Tourism Department on April 24, 2018. The 2010-batch IAS officer Ramu B, had earlier served as the District Collector in Chamarajanagar. He said “My priority in the new role would be to improve the marketing of Karnataka tourism,” said the new tourism director.

“One State Many Worlds” is all about selling an experience. I need about some months to study and understand the kind of experience we are trying to market. Be it responsible tourism or adventure tourism, I would really like to market the state to different kind of people,” he said.

“The officials of tourism department have prepared some plans and I too have some ideas. We will implement them in the due course which will give boost to tourism industry in the state,” he added.