GoaMiles is here to stay, join the service for a better tomorrow: Sopte to local taxi operators

GoaMiles is here to stay, join the service for a better tomorrow: Sopte to local taxi operators

Rubbishes all allegations; says GoaMiles is working in the interests of Goem, Goemkar & Goemkarponn, new schemes and benefits for drivers on board GoaMiles soon

Following a high-level meeting chaired by Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant on Monday to discuss on-going issues related to protests from local taxi operators against the app-based taxi service GoaMiles, Hon’ble Chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), Mr. Dayanand Sopte said, “The Government of Goa has taken a firm decision to stand by GoaMiles initiative in the interest of tourism in the State and will not buckle down to any sort of pressure from vested interests nor to their demands to stop or scrap the app-based taxi service.”

Mr. Sopte, addressing a press conference in Panjim today, said, “We would urge local taxi operators who have not joined the initiative to sign up on GoaMiles, which is completing a year of successful operations this August, instead of standing on the sidelines protesting against it.” Read more>>


GTDC’s Sao Joao special cruise on board Santa Monica on 24th June 2019

Goa Tourism Development Corporation is all set to celebrate Sao Joao festival on board Santa Monica on Monday, 24th June 2019. The event will start at 10.30 a.m. and conclude at 3.00 p.m.

The event will include special cultural programmes along with entertainment and fun for the tourists and locals. Games and different competitions will also be conducted during the event and winners will be given attractive prizes.

GTDC organizes this event every year in a bid to celebrate Goa’s most unique monsoon festival “Sao Joao”. Year after year, this festival attracts tourists from far and wide.

During the event snacks and buffet lunch will be provided to the guests. The charges for participation includes Rs. 2500/- for couples, Rs. 1500/- per individual and Rs. 800/-for children between 5 years to 10 years. The charges are inclusive of food and entertainment programmes. Read more>>


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