The department of Tourism has initiated a Certificate Course on ‘Design Thinking in Tourism’ . The inaugural ceremony of the Add-on Course was held on 17 May 2021. Dr Cheriyan Panicker, Principal of Christ College, Vizhinjam, welcomed the gathering. The programme was inaugurated online via Google Meet at 3.30 P. M. by Shri. K. Jayakumar I. A. S. (Retd); Director, Institute Management in Goverment of Kerala; Former Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala; and Former Vice Chancellor, Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University.