TTAG calls on Minister for Tourism, Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar

Date:
06.06.2017


TTAG calls on Minister for Tourism, Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar
 
Panjim, June 6: Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar, Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Goa 
today assured of solutions  to various problems concerning tourism following a meeting with the Travel and  Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) on Tuesday.
 

The TTAG delegation led by  Mr. Adv. Francisco Braganca – immediate past  President,   Mr. Ernest Dias – Vice President, Mr. Ramnath Babu Quenim – Vice President, Guitry Velho – Secretary and  Mr. Nilesh Shah – Executive member met Mr. Ajgaonkar  at the Paryatan Bhavan today where  issues  concerning beach cleaning,  non-participation of Goa at  key international exhibitions and fairs,  need for expeditious  completion of Master Plan and   issues  with regards  to taxi services were discussed. 
 
The TTAG 
appealed to the  Minister for Tourism to resolve issues pertaining to taxi services and for implementation of  meters and  introduction of  an App  and to also increase the bus services from the Goa airport  to  Calangute and vice-versaThe delegation also drew the attention of Mr. Ajgaonkar to the  urgent  need for  clean beaches  and  for  completion  of the Master Plan and Tourism Policy which would  facilitate  effective  implementation of various tourism  plans, projects and policies.
 
Mr. Ajgaonkar sought the co-operation of the TTAG in making Goa a premium tourism destination.
 
During the deliberations, the TTAG delegation assured full support and co-operation to the government while implementing its plans and proposals for improving the tourism and hospitality industry in Goa. Being a leading tourism destination, the TTAG appealed to Mr. Ajgaonkar to find amicable solution and settlement to the mentioned issues in the interest of Goa Tourism and its stakeholders.
 
The Director of Tourism, Mr.  Menino D’Souza and Director of Transport  & Managing Director of Goa Tourism Development  Corporation (GTDC), Mr. Nikhil Desai were also present.