Goa set for World Tourism Day celebrations on 27th September 2018


Goa set for World Tourism Day celebrations on 27th September 2018

Goa Tourism is all set for World Tourism Day on Thursday, 27th September 2018 and has lined up a variety of activities and programmes to celebrate the day.
This year World Tourism Day is themed Tourism and  Digital  Transformation and all the initiatives undertaken by Goa Tourism revolving around digital transformation which has helped Tourism achieve great heights will be showcased across all platforms.
On 27th September, Goa Tourism will be organizing various programmes which will begin with the warm welcome of tourists at the Goa International Airport, Dabolim along with a brass band and distribution of flowers and sweets.  Tourists will also be welcomed at the Konkan Railway Station, Margao on Thursday morning.
An entertainment boat cruise trip has been arranged for special children on the Santa Monica. Students from  Hatma Vishwas School for special children, Tuem, Parsem and Lok Vishwas Pratishthan’s school for Special Children
,Davli, Ponda will be attending the boat cruise ride packed with fun, games, and entertainment.
Similarly World Tourism Day will also be celebrated at St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa followed by   Hop on-Hop off bus tours arranged for entertainment of school students.
During the day Quiz contests will be held at the Directorate of Art and Culture, Panaji and Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. There would also be an Elocution competition at Multipurpose Hall at the Department of Arts & Culture, Panaji.
A Drawing competition would be conducted at Fine Art College, Panaji.
A three-day “Tourism Expo” at Goa Science Centre & Planetarium, Miramar would also be organized.
The 11-day Paryatan Parv celebrations will also conclude with the key focus on cleanliness and hygiene at tourists spots in Goa.

The Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar and the Hon’ble Minister for Power & Chairman of GTDC, Mr. Nilesh Cabral extended warm greetings to the people of Goa and all visitors to Goa on the occasion of World Tourism Day.