Goa Tourism recently organised a spectacular show on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2018, by organising a variety of programmes and activities throughout the day, both in North and South Goa.
The day began to the tune of a brass band to kick start the festivities at the Paryatan Bhavan in Panjim.
All through the day, school and college students participated in competitions in elocution, quiz and posters in North Goa and South Goa.
A colourful cultural programme was organised comprising Goan folk dances and the children also participated in the song and dance sessions.
Goa Tourism and India Tourism officials also welcomed tourists at the Goa Airport, Dabolim, and at the KRC Station in Margao. Flowers and sweets were distributed to the arriving tourists. Similarly, World Tourism Day was also celebrated at all GTDC Residencies and guests were welcomed with flowers and sweets.
The staff of Goa Tourism, both in North and South Goa, also celebrated the occasion in their respective zones and in keeping with the theme of Tourism and Digital Transformation.
A three-day “Tourism Expo”, at Goa Science Centre & Planetarium, Miramar, was also inaugurated.
Across the state various cleanliness drives were carried out at tourist locations, and hotels also celebrated the day with great enthusiasm.