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Who we are

The Administrative head of the Department is Shri. R.K. Srivastava, IAS as Principal Secretary (Tourism). The Department has Zonal Offices in North Goa at Mapusa and in South Goa at Margao.

The Tourist Information Centres/Counters are located within the State and in Mumbai (temporarily closed).

The Zonal Officers are primarily responsible for monitoring the Registration of Tourist Trade under the Tourist Trade Act, 1982.

What we do

Policy Formulation.
Development of Infrastructure.
Goa Tourist Places (Protection and Maint.) Act, 2001
Goa Land (Prohibition of Construction) Act, 1995
Admin. of Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act.

It is mandatory for all Hotels, Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Tourist Guides, Tourist Taxi Operators and Dealers of notified articles and other persons engaged in tourist activities to register themselves under the Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act, Registration is to be annually renewed.

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Latest Activity

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Hotels and Accommodation

Accommodation in Goa is plentiful with a variety of hotels, resorts and guest houses to suit every budget and every taste. read more..