Airbnb, Goa sign MoU for tourism promotion
Airbnb has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Tourism, Government of Goa, to promote Goa as one of the most sought-after high potential tourism destinations in India and internationally.
The MoU was signed between Goa’s Minister of Tourism, Rohan Khaunte, and Amanpreet Bajaj, General Manager, Airbnb India, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This MoU includes key aspects relating to the enhancement of the potential of the state tourism industry.
The partnership is aimed to develop and promote sustainable tourism ecosystem in Goa. Under this, both parties will work towards encouraging travel to unique and lesser-known destinations in the state and also to provide support to Goan homestay hosts in delivering quality tourism experiences to guests.
By hosting knowledge sharing and training workshops for homestay Hosts, the partnership will also enhance the potential of tourism to create jobs and sustainable livelihood opportunities for the local communities.
Furthermore, the celebration will offer more than 20 specially curated unique Airbnb Experiences hosted by local experts highlighting the eclectic culture, rich heritage, musical traditions, culinary delicacies and thriving landscapes of Goa across the Northern and Southern districts of the state.