Coorg has overtaken Munnar in Kerala as a tourist destination as per the with Karnataka and Kerala tourism departments. According to the tourism departments figures in 2010, Coorg had 5,94,467 tourists among which 7,251 were foreign tourists and Munnar had 2,45,438 tourists.
Until November 2011, Coorg saw a leap in tourist numbers with over 15 lakh visitors. With lot of developments happening in Coorg to attract visitors the number is expected to grow in coming days.
With all this developments and promotions for tourism the authorities and people are also concerned about the commercialization and exploitation of natural resources.