GTDC organizes special tour for children undergoing treatment at Tata Memorial Hospital

Panjim, November 11, 2017: Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) hosted a group of 27 children undergoing treatment for cancer at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and other centers across the country.

GTDC hosted a three - day fun-filled holiday for the children along with their parents and doctors here in Goa.

The children arrived in Goa on November 9 by train from Mumbai and were given a red carpet welcome with special hospitality arrangements made by the GTDC.

The children were taken on special guided tours of important tourist spots in North and South Goa. These included the beaches, ancestral house,andvisit to temples and churches at Mangueshi and Old Goa respectively.

Aspecialone hour boat cruise on Santa Monica was also arranged along River Mandovi with a lot of entertainment being presented to them on board the cruise vessel.

The children expressed delight on being in Goa and expressed their gratitude to the GTDC for providing them a memorable holiday.

This activity was undertaken following a special request from Hon’ble Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Mr. Shripad Naik.

The Goa Tourism Development Corporation organizes holidays for special children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.

GTDC's Hop on Hop off exclusive bus tour for school children on the occasion of Children's Day

Panjim, November 14: Goa Tourism Development Corporation made Children's Day a memorable occasion for school kids with special Hop On Hop Off tours on its red swanky luxury double-decker buses. The double treat was a meeting between the Hon’ble Chief Minister and Education Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar who interacted with the children today. He hosted fellowship for the students of Govt. Primary School, Taleigao at his office.

As many as 400 school children are being given the opportunity to ride GTDC's HOHO double-decker buses over a period of three days (Nov 13-15) as part of Children's Day celebrations.

Thethree day fun filled activity was conducted to give children an insight into Goa’s history and a glance of picturesque locations of the capital city and surrounding areas.

The bus routed through various locales like Miramar, Old Goa, Dona Paula, Panjim Church, Palace of Arch Bishop, Goa Science Centre, Kala Academy, Bhagwan Mahaveer Garden, Panjim Market, and river cruise point.

The HOHO luxury sightseeing buses introduced in May this year is one of GTDC’s successful adventure initiatives and has evoked an overwhelming response during the last five months.

The GTDC through the HOHO service has commemorated several special occasions including World Tourism Day with special bus tours for students, for teachers on Teacher’s Day etc.

Visit us at :