Tharoor to host Kerala Tourism online quiz show

Our Bureau Thiruvananthapuram | Updated on March 25, 2013 Published on March 25, 2013

Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development Shashi Tharoor will host an online video quiz show for Kerala Tourism.

The show will kick off early May and go on for two months, an official spokesman said here. It is for the first time that a State tourism board is conducting an online quiz show.


Participants need to register themselves on the Kerala Tourism Web site (, the virtual platform for the quiz show. Registrations will begin on April 20.

Tharoor will ask one question every day for 60 days. The participants will get 24 hours to answer the questions online.

Kerala Tourism is offering a bonanza of gifts for the winning answers. There will be daily, weekly and monthly gifts during the show.

“We are delighted to present Shashi Tharoor as the quiz master of our first online video quiz show,” said A.P.Anil Kumar, State Tourism Minister.


Tourism Secretary Suman Billa said Tharoor is a multi-faceted personality, globally acclaimed writer, an erudite speaker. Tharoor, as quiz master, will be an instant hit with the global audience, he added.

Tharoor represents Thiruvananthapuram constituency in the Lok Sabha. He is a former United Nations Under-Secretary General.

“Kerala Tourism is a pioneer in using information technology for destination promotion,” said Rani George, director, Kerala Tourism. “We assure participants worldwide an exciting quiz show for two months.”

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Published on March 25, 2013
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