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Kerala Tourism selects BharatBenz brand for its ‘Keravan Kerala’ fleet

Kerala Tourism selects BharatBenz brand for its ‘Keravan Kerala’ fleet

by LuxuryWellness Team

German auto major’s Indian arm Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the makers of BharatBenz Trucks and Buses has unveiled its luxurious ready-for-road BharatBenz caravan in association with Autobahn Trucking Dealership and JCBL Group, to support the Kerala Tourism Department’s latest initiative- ‘Keravan Kerala’.

The inauguration was presided by Kerala Tourism Minister Mr P A Mohammed Riyas and Transport Minister Antony Raju, and other senior dignitaries from the state government recently.

Addressing post-pandemic travel preferences, ‘Keravan Kerala’ will encourage the camping culture in the state. 

Built on BharatBenz 1017 chassis, the caravan will be available in two configurations, customized to accommodate 2 – 4 travelers. It comes equipped with a spacious lounge area and modern amenities like recliner seats and a television to make the travel experience fun and comfortable. The kitchen area is furnished with all the necessary appliances like a refrigerator, microwave, induction cooktop, and custom-built storage for tableware to ensure they stay in place while the caravan is in motion.

The fully air-conditioned caravan has tastefully designed and comfortable double bunk beds in the bedroom and a restroom with a shower.

“The pandemic has fundamentally transformed the trend and approach to our travel habits. Travelers are now expecting new-age smart solutions and our BharatBenz chassis is perfectly suited for this application,” Rajaram Krishnamurthy, Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, DICV, said.

The ‘Keravan Caravan’ epitomizes absolute luxury and unparalleled comfort. We are thrilled to witness the gradual revival of the tourism industry and welcome the new investor-friendly tourism policy,” he added.

BharatBenz 1017 delivers the most comfortable and secure ride with its world-class proven BSVI technology, parabolic suspension, and best-in-class fuel-efficient engine with low maintenance. The bus chassis are produced at DICV’s state-of-the-art bus and truck factory at Oragadam, near Chennai.