If there is one area of activity which can be termed a major catalyst to ensure the successful entry of Kerala into the 21st century as an economically thriving state of India, it is tourism, according to Amitabh Kant, managing director, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), whom Destination Kerala met for the ‘Interview of the Month’ right on his turf on Keston Road, in the regal and elegant Kowdiar area of the capital, in late July.