Adventure tourism organization In Kerala and tourism development
Establishment of a society and its constituent communities who are completely aware of benefit and cost of tourism and their potential role in achieving sustainable tourismdevelopment.
Establishment of tourism industries and communities who resolutely promoteknowledge-based and sustainable tourism development and undertaking.
To promote adventure sports as a supplementary tourism product
Adventure Sports and Sustainable Tourism Academy
was established in Cochin, to answer the need of providing skillful manpower and integrativeinterdisciplinary research which could support the growth of adventure sports as a supplementary
tourism product and to propagate awareness of ‘sustainable’ tourism development. Through
cooperation of several government and private sectors, the Academy would contribute to tourismdevelopment in both national and local scale. ASSTA has embarked on various trainingprograms in Paragliding by involving local people. Organized two international Paraglidingevents in Vagamon
The Kerala ParaGliding GrandPrix at Vagamon
Kerala ParaGliding Grandprix has become a catalyst to spread adventure/ outdoor tourismawareness to outdoor tour operators in the State. With over 60 glider pilots and over 1.50 Lakhpeople thronging to see the Event at the sleepy plantation village of Vagamon during the threedays, India's biggest adventure tourism event.
The Acro - Show During The Volvo Oceanrace Stopover At Cochin
The crowd was so happy when Mathieu, the world Acro Champ from France was flying in theair. He was flying all around the Island, in between the sails and the banners. Mathieu and hisAcro Show was the crowd puller of the Event.