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Department Of Tourism

The Organisation:

  • The Administrative head of the Department is Shri Sanjiv M. Gadkar as Director (Tourism). The Department has Zonal Offices in North Goa at Paryatan Bhavan,Panaji and in South Goa at Mathany Saldanha Administrative Complex, Margao.
  • The Tourist Information Centres/Counters are located within the State.
  • The Zonal Officers are primarily responsible for monitoring the registration of tourist trade under the Tourist Trade Act, 1982.

Activities of the Department:

  • Policy Formulation.
  • Development of Infrastructure.
  • The Goa Tourist Places (Protection & Maintenance) Act, 2001.
  • The Goa Land (Prohibition of Construction) Act, 1995.
  • Administration 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.

Under the Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act, Dy. Director (North) & Dy. Director (South) is the Prescribed Authority to issue certificate of registration.

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contact person
Shri Menino D’souza
Director - Department of Tourism
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address
1st Floor
Paryatan Bhavan
Patto - Panaji
Goa - 403001
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phone
0832-2494217
0832 2494200
0832 2494204
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fax
+91 832 2494227
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e-mail
dir[hyphen]tour[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in deptgoatourism[at]gmail[dot]com

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Rajesh A.Kale
Dy. Director /Public Grievance Officer(North Zone Office/South Zone Office)

 

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South Zone Office,Block No.43, Ground Floor,Mathany Saldanha Administrative Complex,Margao,Goa-403601
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kalerajesh014[at]gmail[dot]com
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0832-2494208/0832-2794635/ 9822176918

 

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Prasad G.Volvoikar
Dy. Director /Public Grievance Officer

 

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Paryatan Bhavan, Patto,Panaji,Goa-403001
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Prasad[dot]volvoikar[at]gov[dot]in
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0832-2494223/ 9822762636

 

Tourist Arrival Statistics
English (47 KB) download
Material For Economic Survey 2019–20
English (93 KB) download
Draft Material For Annual Administration Report For The Year 2018-19
English (338 KB) download
Countrywise Charter Statistics For The Season 2019-20 From October To May
English (14 KB) download
Public Notice – Guidelines For Tourist Entry Into The State Of Goa
English (515 KB) download
List of Hotels approved by Department of Tourism for Resumption of Hospitality business
English (123 KB) download
Safety And Hygiene Guide For Tourism Industry In Goa
English (993 KB) download
Advisory To Tourists Regarding Re-opening Of Goa For Tourists
English (81KB) download
Guidlines for Paragliding in Goa
English (277KB) download
Guidlines for Kite Surfing & Kite Boarding
English (81KB) download
Guidelines for Q system 2013
English (425KB) download
Bungy Jumping Guidelines in Goa
English (324KB) download
Watersports Policy 2012-2013
English (372KB) download
Watersport Guides
English (124KB) download
RULES FOR WATERSPORTS AFTER VETTING (Rules 2005)
English (117KB) download
Beach Shack policy 2016-2019
English (364 KB) download
Application For Registration Of Beach Shacks
English (444 KB) download
Application For Registration/Renewal As A Dealer
English (259 KB) download
 Application Form For Registration Of Tourist Guide
English (254 KB) download
Application For Registration Of New Hotel Or Guest House/Renewal Of Existing Hotel Or Guest House
English (447 KB) download
 Application For Registration/Renewal Of Tourist Taxi
English (367 KB) download
 Application For Registration Of New Travel Agency And Tour Operater/Renewal Of Existing Travel Agency And Tour Operator
English (392 KB) download
Application For Registration Of New Water Sports Activities/Renewal Of Existing Water Sports Activities
English (790  KB) download
Application Form For Grant Of License For Putting Up Deckbeds And Umbrellas On The Beaches
English (257 KB) download
Declaration Form U/S 4 Of COPTA 2003
English (5 KB) download
Application For Issue Of Permission/N.O.C. And Identity Cards To Photographer Taking Pictures Of Tourists On The Beaches And Other Tourist Places And Selling The Prints To Them
English (346 KB) download
 Application Form For The Grant Of Performance License For  Tourism Events In Goa
English (110 KB) download
Name/Designation
Shri Prasad Volvoikar
Dy. Director of Tourism (Administration/Revenue/Planning)


address
2nd Floor, Paryatan Bhavan, Patto Plaza, Panaji-Tiswadi-Goa 403001
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0832-2494223
0832-2494200
Name/Designation
Mr. Subhash Kavlekar
Assistant Director of Tourism / Public Information Officer (North)


address
Paryatan Bhavan, Patto Plaza, Panaji,Goa 403001
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dir[hyphen]tour[dot]goa[at]nic
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+91 9763644737
0832 2494225
Name/Designation
Shri. Dhiraj Vagle
Assistant Director of Tourism / Public Information Officer (South)


address
South Zone Office,Block No. 43 ,Ground Floor, Mathany Saldanha Administrative Complex, Margao,Goa 403601
contact details
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deptgoatourismsouthzone[at]
gmail[dot]com
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+91 9822133053
0832 2794633
Name/Designation
Smt. Chitra Vengurlekar
Assistant Tourist Officer (North) / Assistant Public Information Officer (North)


address
Paryatan Bhavan, Patto Plaza, Panaji, Tiswadi ,Goa. 403001
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dir[hyphen]tour[dot]goa[at]nic
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+91 9881683483
0832 2494213
Name/Designation
Shri Rodlin Mascarenhas
Assistant Tourist Officer(South)
Assistant Public Information Officer (South)


address
Block No 43, Gr. Floor,
Mathany Saldanha
Administrative Complex,
Margao, Salcete Goa
403601
contact details
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deptgoatourismsouthzone[at]
gmail[dot]com
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+91 832 2715204

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