Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), May 16 -- : Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Saturday said that the state's tourism sector has incurred a loss of Rs 15,000 crore due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

However, he said that a rejuvenation package for tourism in the state has been prepared and will be implemented to attract tourists to the state after the COVID-19 crisis is over.

"The state has incurred Rs 15,000 crore loss in tourism sector. We have prepared a project and submitted it to the Chief Minister in this regard. We are planning to bring a rejuvenation package for the tourism sector in the state," Surendran told reporters here.

He said that the state government has already given several relaxations and only places...