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Kochi became first Indian city to join World Tourism Cities Federation Council

Aug 11, 2015 13:38 IST

Kochi on 10 August 2015 became the first Indian city to be a member of Beijing headquartered World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Council and join its league of leading tourism cities across the world.

The invitation to Kochi to be the member of the council was sent to Kerala Tourism Department by WTCF, which was formally accepted by the department. The membership acceptance document was handed over to Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng by the Kochi Mayor Tony Chammany.

Kochi became the member of the council on ground of its partnerships in culture, sports and tourism. Kochi's cuisine, martial arts and snake and dragon boat races fulfil the set ground for membership.

About World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Council
• The WTCF, headquartered at Beijing, is a non-profit, non-governmental international organisation voluntarily formed by tourism cities like Los Angeles, Berlin, Barcelona and many other world famous tourism cities and tourism-related institutions.
• WTCF was initiated in 2012 at Beijing with 58 cities and today it encompasses 135 members.
• It is the world’s first federation that is committed to its core concept of Better City Life through Tourism and promoting cooperation between members in the development of tourism.

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