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Goa CM launches 'Travel Miles' Magazine

Goa CM launches 'Travel Miles' Magazine

Panaji, Jan 15 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant launched a magazine titled “Travel Miles” at office of Goa Miles, a cab aggregator company supported by the state government, in the city on Tuesday.

The magazine Travel Miles branched out of Goa Miles is in-cab travel and tourism magazine providing information on right places to visit Goa including Goa’s architecture, heritage sites, temples, best cuisine etc.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said,' Goa miles started well organized business in the State of Goa which takes care about safety, and security concern of the tourist including rates, due to which tourism industry is growing fast in the State. At present more than 1900 people are on board and it is expected to join more people. Initially, when Goa Miles started in the state, there was much pressure from many including some organizations, associations to stop the Goa Miles or convert into other app, entry restriction etc but Goa miles started with the support of many people including organizations, associations etc.'

He said that touristic new policy would be finalize soon after taking all the stake holders on board to elicit and consider their ideas and suggestions which would help to generate more income by attracting more tourist in the State from different parts of the world to explore different destination.

'After mining, tourism is more revenue generating industry to the state. Government will also focus to explore the cultural tourism, medical tourism etc in future. To grow tourism industry in state support from all the stake holders is necessary,' he added.

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