Goa Tourism and PATA India Chapter Announce First Ever Roadshow 2023 Across Europe
The Goa Tourism Department, in partnership with Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) India Chapter, is organizing its firstever roadshow across Europe. The roadshow will start on April 18th from Frankfurt, Zurich on April 20th, Vienna on April 24th, and will end in Paris on April 26th. Rohan Khaunte, Minister for Tourism, IT & EC and Printing & Stationery, Government of Goa, will lead the roadshow together with Pravimal Abhishek IAS, Director of Tourism, and the industry partners (sellers) which comprise registered tour operators, travel agents, hotels/resorts, others.
Apart from its objective to ensure that Goa stands out as one of the best tourist destinations worldwide, the roadshow will also provide a platform for Goa to steer its tourism sector to greater heights.
The department also intends showcasing a wide range of ongoing tourism offerings such as offbeat, eco sustainable, and hinterland tourism. A major highlight will be the potential B2B meeting tha Goa will hold with buyers from Europe that comprise industry experts and vendors from European markets. The department will also focus on exhibiting the growing popularity of Goa’s Hinterland Tourism worldwide, such as Nature Hikes, Bike Rides, Heritage Trails, and Sightseeing Tours through the serene villages, forests, and waterfalls of Goa.
Speaking on this, Khaunte said, “These roadshows are important networking events that enable us to showcase the diverse culture and heritage of our state. Stakeholders from Goa’s tourism industry, as part of the roadshow, will obtain exclusive access to the businesses that will be visiting the multi event.”
A major highlight will be the potential B2B meeting that Government officials and sellers from Goa will hold with buyers from Europe that comprise industry experts and vendors from the European market.
The department will also focus on exhibiting the growing popularity of Goa’s Hinterland Tourism e Hikes, Bike Rides, Heritage Trails, and Sightseeing Tours through the serene villages, forests, and waterfalls of Goa.
In the past, Goa has seen an increase in inbound tourists from European countries. Since 2017, nearly 1,30,600 tourists from the respective four countries have visited Goa.
Commenting on the same, Runeep Sangha, Executive Director, PATA India Chapter, said, “We feel proud and privileged to have partnered with the Department of Goa Tourism for their upcoming Roadshows across Europe. We aim to provide an engaging networking platform to showcase Goa and its unique history, rich culture, and updated tourism portfolio to gain business scope for the tourism industry.”