September 7, 2023
Bhadra 16, 1945
The Department of Tourism, Panaji Goa has informed that various Tourism Trade related activities such as Hotels / Guest House, Homestays, Tourist Guides, Watersports Activities, Private Shacks, Temporary Huts, Dealers, Travel Agencies, Photographers and a few new activities such as Spice Plantations. Online Service Providers, Adventure Sports, etc haven’t been registered / renewed under the Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act, 1982 and operating illegally.
It is hereby directed that all such trade activities shall be registered, on or before September 15, 2023. Failing which the same shall be penalised and which may also lead to disconnection of electricity and water connection as per provisions under the Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act, 1982.