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Tourism

The Organisation:

  • The Administrative head of the Department is Shri. Mathew Samuels as Secretary (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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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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+91 832 2494200
+91 832 2494204
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+91 832 2494227
Beach Shack policy 2016-2019
English (364 KB) download
Application For Registration Of Beach Shacks
English (444 KB) download
Goa Tourist Places (Protection & Maintenance) (Boat Rides/Parasailing and Watersports activities) Rules 2005
English (203 KB) download
Goa Boat Rides and Watersports activities guidelines, 2003
English (125 KB) download
Application For Registration/Renewal As A Dealer
English (259 KB) download
 Application Form For Registration Of Tourist Guide
English (254 KB) download
C Form
English (62 KB) download
Form-F
English (28 KB) download
Application For Registration Of New Hotel Or Guest House/Renewal Of Existing Hotel Or Guest House
English (447 KB) download
Tariff
English (19 KB) download
 Application For Registration/Renewal Of Tourist Taxi
English (367 KB) download
WRL2754
English (82 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

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Mr. Brijesh Manerkar
Dy. Director of Tourism
(Admin II)
First Appellate Authority & SLAO


address
1st floor, Paryatan Bhavan,
Patto Plaza, Panaji,
Tiswadi
Goa. 4030011
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+91 832 2494223
+91 832 2494200
+91 832 2494204
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+91 832 2494227
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Mr. Subhash Kavlekar
Assistant Director of Tourism
Public Information Officer (North)


address
1st floor, Paryatan Bhavan,
Patto Plaza, Panaji,
Tiswadi
Goa. 403001
contact details
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+91 832 2494216
+91 832 2494200
+91 832 2494204
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+91 832 2494227
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Mr. Dhiraj Vagale,
Assistant Director of Tourism
Public Information Officer (South)


address
Block No 43, Gr. Floor,
Mathany Saldanha
Administrative Complex,
Margao, Salcete Goa
403601
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+91 832 2794633
+91 832 2715204
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Smt. Maria Satira Fernandes
Assistant Tourist Officer (North)
Assistant Public Information Officer (North)


address
1st floor, Paryatan Bhavan,
Patto Plaza, Panaji,
Tiswadi
Goa. 403001
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+91 832 2494213
+91 832 2494200
+91 832 2494204
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+91 832 2494227
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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
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Chief Secretary and Ex-Officio
Chief vigilance Officer (In charge)


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address
Purudshottam Bhavan Building,
Opp. Hotel Nova Goa, Dr. A.B. Road,
Panji, Tiswadi Goa. 403001.
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2410365/8451036
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24158793

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