ATTOI extends its hands to flood victims in Kuttanad
Association of Tourism Trade Organization of India (ATTOI) has been pursuing its relief activities in the flood affected Kuttanad.
Recently ATTOI has distributed drinking water to the relief camps in Kuttanad. As a follow-up action, ATTOI team have visited the flooded areas and the relief camps for the second time. This time Kainakari and the other innermost areas of Kuttanad have been visited.
Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS), Taj Group, Confederation of Accredited Tour Operators (CATO) and Association of Tourism Professionals (ATP) have also take part in the relief operations of ATTOI.
PK Aneesh Kumar, President, ATTOI; CS Vinod, Vice President; Baby Mathew Somatheeram, Hiran, SL Pradeep etc., supervised the distribution of relief items like drinking water, cloths, cleaning items, books, pens, school bags etc. to the camp inmates.
The team opined that the circumstances in the relief camps should be improved. Currently water is not completed drained. People are living amidst mud and dirt. There are chances for outbreak of deceases. CS Vinod, who is in charge of coordination of the relief activities, told Tourism News Live that, ATTOI is willing to take initiatives for the collection of medicines to be distributed in the area.
Suhas, Collector, Alappuzha District, lauded the efforts of ATTOI in extending their helping hands to people in the flood hit areas of Kuttanad. Muraleedharan Nair, Deputy Collector also praised ATTOI for their relief activities.
“It is highly appreciated that, a prominent organization in the tourism sector, like ATTOI has come forward to help Kuttanad, one of the sought after tourism locations of Kerala,” Suhas said.
“Alappuzha and Kuttanad are having a significant place in the tourism map of Kerala. Our efforts are not just to get Kuttanad back in to its glory, but to express our love and concern for our fellow beings,” said PK Aneesh Kumar and Sree Kumara Menon, ATTOI’s President and Secretary.