The Hindu | A blend of chess and tourism on Vembanad Lake
Vembanad Lake is no stranger to tourism. But on January 27, the backwaters will tread unfamiliar terrain, hosting the Chess Houseboat Tournament. Billed as the first international chess tournament to be held on a houseboat, the mascot of Kerala Tourism, the six-day tourney will be held in a ‘Spice Route luxury houseboat,’ which will cruise along the backwaters, blending chess and tourism and promoting Kerala globally. Read full article here.