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"STUDY OF GOA STATE TOURISM
AN INDIAN CONTEXT"
SARVAJANIK COLLEGE OF
& TECHNOLOGY, SURAT
MANOJ PATEL (120420748004)
Tourism Planning & Development 1
Guided by: Prof. Himanshu Padhya
Prof. Jignesh Patel
1.0 WHAT IS URBAN TOURISM
2.0 ELEMENTS OF URBAN TOURISM
3.0 KEY ELEMENTS DESCRIPTION
4.0 LAVASA- THE IDENTITY
5.0 THE VISION
6.0 GLOBAL LOCATION MAP- DISTANCE MAP
7.0 LAVASA CITY AT A GLANCE
8.0 FACTS CONCERN TO LAVASA
9.0 BENEFITS OF DEVELOPING LAVASA
The phenomenal growth of tourism in the past five
decades has dramatically changed global lifestyles to
include tourism, and the very speedy for still greater
growth is rooted in globalisation and the expanding
economies of Asia.
Today, Tourism is the fastest‐growing foreign income
earner worldwide with the major tourist generating
countries situated in Western Europe and North America.
Significance of Tourism
Tourism is a multi‐disciplinary sector and is interlinked with several different
industries and service sectors. It is an activity, which affects societies in
different ways and has certain impacts on their socio‐economic and cultural
The various fields that tourism can contribute to our stated as follows:
Culture and other hospitality services
Tourism is a major employment generator, including
alternative employment opportunities for women, young
people, highly qualified as well as unskilled people,
which fosters regional development (World Tourism
Tourism accounts for 10.7% of global GDP, 9.4% of
total global investments and 8.2% of world employment.
Practically, every country in the world is now looking at
tourism as an important means for developing national
Tourism as an Economic Base, Employment & Regional
Tourism is a broad concept referring to the people’s
activities of leisure time within or out of their countries
regardless of routine travels i.e. from home to work place
India follows the UN recommendation dividing tourists into
two groups namely
1. Leisure (recreation, holiday, health, study, religion & sport)
2. Business (family, mission or meeting)
Forms of Tourism
The definition of a tourist adopted by the UNO is as follows:
“Any person visiting a country, other than that in which he
usually resides, for a period of at least 24 hours”
India has adopted the following definition to recognize a tourist
“A person who travels to a country other than that in which
he has his usual residence, the main purpose of whose visit is
other than the exercise of an activity remunerated from
within the country visited and is staying for a period of at
least one night but not more than one year in that country”
Definition of a Tourist
Tourism In Goa
1. Beach Tourism: As Goa has a 105 km coast line, the beaches of Goa are a very
important tourist attraction.
2. Adventure Tourism: Goa has a very good potential for activities like trekking,
paragliding, dolphin sighting boating, and mountain climbing.
3. Wildlife Tourism: Goa has 2 wild life sanctuaries, one wild life national park
and one bird sanctuary. Around 1.25 lakhs tourist visit these sanctuaries every
4. Medical Tourism: Many world class medical hospitals like Apollo and Vivus
have been started in Goa, which provide world class facilities at a fraction of the
corresponding cost abroad.
5. Pilgrimage Tourism: Goa too is famous for its religious places
6. Cultural Tourism: Goa is a land of rich and diverse culture and people of
different religions (Hindus, Muslims and Christians) live peacefully together in
7. Architectural Tourism: Goa too has an architecturally rich heritage
Schedule For Tourism In Goa
SARVAJANIK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, SURAT
M. E. - 1st YEAR TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING – GOA ACADEMIC TOUR
1) Laxmi narayan temple (Historical Site in stone masonry)
2) Basilica of Bom Jesus Chruch, Old Goa (Historical Site in brick masonry)
3) Archeological survey of India, Old Goa
4) Museum of Christian Art, Old Goa
5) Aguwada Jail & fort (Historical site in stone masonry)
6) Ferry tourism
1) Madgoan railway station (skybus – a public transportation mode initiative)
2) Selaulim dam (Concrete Spill way away from the dam axis)
1) Marmugao Port Trust (Port site, Harbour and Jetty)
2) Goa Airport (Parkway, taxi way, run way & other facilities)
3) Naval Aviation Museum (Ships and aviation in India)
1) Mapusa market (local products)
2) Old Goa City (Typical Portugal construction practices)
3) Panjim sightseeing
1) National institute of oceanography (NIO) (studies on coast line of Gujarat and Surat)
2) Dona Paula (Historical site)
3) Colungate-Baga Road bridge on stream
The various factors that have contributed to rise in domestic tourism:
Increased disposable income of the middle class;
Increased urbanization and stress of living in cities and towns;
Increased ownership of cars, which is making domestic tourism more
attractive; especially among the upper-middle and middle classes;
Improved employment benefits, such as the leave travel concession;
Development of inexpensive mass transport and improved
connections to various places of tourist interest;
Increased number of cheap accommodations and resorts, greater
advertising targeted at domestic tourists both by the central and the
state governments, as well as the tourist industry, and increasing of
time-sharing in holiday spent, among the middle class.
Collection of Domestic Tourism Statistics For the State of Goa
Places of tourist interest are so numerous and of varied nature that
it is not easy to describe these places comprehensively. In general
the tourist spots of Goa are counted more like, Shrines, Forts,
places of historical importance, springs, lakes and birds,
sanctuaries, religious centers, science spots, sea beaches, summer
resorts, waterfalls and wild lives etc.
Places of Tourist Interest In Goa
The capital of Goa, a small and charming city on the left bank of silvery Mandovi
river with beautiful, red-roofed houses, built in Latin style
The hinterland of Southern Goa in Salcete taluka is a thriving commercial
metropolis linked by rail to the rest of India & Mormugao Harbour and the national
highways, with Maharashtra and Karnataka. It has fine parks, gardens as well as
imposing old mansions and modern buildings.
Vasco da Gama:
A modern well laid out city close to Mormugao Harbor. It has beautiful and
extensive avenue and gardens. The air terminus of Goa at "Dabolim" lies on the
outskirts of the city
Capital of Bardez Taluka is at the cross roads of the network of highways covering
whole northern Goa. It has beautiful layout with gardens and a church. Weekly Fair
on Friday is held at the modern stream lined market and attended by large crowds.
As mentioned earlier, the survey is a combination of both
census and sample survey. The survey has covered all the
sectors related to Tourism, which includes the tourists
(both domestic as well as foreign), all the accommodation
units (hotels- guest houses, dharmasalas), restaurants and
eateries, transport services, tours and travel agent,
souvenir/handicraft shops and other supportive services.
it becomes necessary to know the number of tourists coming to Goa.
As per the Department of Tourism, Government Of Goa, 20.85 lakh
domestic and 3.63 lakh foreign tourists visited the state in the year 2004
Sampling for Tourists
The Salaulim Dam located on the Salaulim
River, a tributary of the Zuari
River in Goa, India, is an integral component of
the Salaulim Irrigation Project which envisages
benefits of irrigation and drinking water supply.
The dam is a composite earth-cum-masonry
dam of 42.7 metres (140 ft) height.
Goa International Airport (Dabolim Airport) Terminal Bldg. Visit
Suggestions to improve the
Diversifying the areas of tourism: the tourism industry in
Goa has mainly concentrated on beach tourism and
neglected other forms of tourism to a large extent.
Training the guides and the local people
Maintain the control on the prices of goods and the
quality of services:
Improving the infrastructure especially the transport:
Improving the safety especially of women.
Maintaining a control on the beaches. The beaches in
Goa are very dangerous for swimming due to the
changes in tides.
Botanical Garden cum Eco Recreational Park very nice to see due to
pleasant landscape and as a tourism point of view. one can be understand
and try to include this place as one of the tourist place under Goa tourism.
Salaulim dam & unique Duckbill type
Goa state famous due to mix and multi functioning center
as well as attraction of tourist nationally & internationally.
Per day or per week vehicles easy availability,
accommodation facility and for tourist most important is
road network with enough signage makes Goa unique.
street markets including handicrafts increase interest in
Goa culture. Goa is well known as a leisure tourism(85 %)
activity place in India as a spot.
first sky bus project in India project failure at madgaon
come under negative aspect.