He said steps will be taken to obtain blue flag certification for the state’s beaches. Proposing a 3D laser illumination to illuminate the 133-foot-tall statue of Tiruvalluvar after dusk, Mathiventhan announced that a tourism master plan to develop 300 tourist attractions in Tennessee with world-class facilities will be unveiled. He also announced that the government will develop Tamil Nadu tourism policy to allocate the status of the industry to tourism, develop lesser known tourist destinations, increase stakeholder contribution, and develop amenities in tourist hotspots to increase footfall.
The announcements also included adventure sports and eco-resorts in Kolli Hills to celebrate 50 years of TTDC, and infrastructure for paragliding, bungee-skiing, bungee jumping, rock climbing and nature walks will be established in Yelagiri. A new scheme for the development of tourist destinations has also been announced for various tourism promotion activities, including the construction of observation platforms at the waterfalls. Ten environmental and adventure campaign sites will be identified and developed to encourage young people who love adventure tourism and outdoor camping. Helipads will be built in Madurai, Kodaikanal and Rameswaram to promote tourism.