Panjim, April 30: Keeping in mind the increasing demand for clean and affordable accommodation facilities for tourists visiting Goa, the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has decided to renovate four of its existing residencies across the State.
These include the residencies at Mapusa, Margao, Vasco and Calangute annex. It is proposed to give all these residencies a facelift and facilities. These proposals have been approved by the GTDC Board which met on Wednesday.
Some of the other decisions taken by the GTDC Board include the construction of a Convention Centre in South Goa which will have large halls for events, weddings, banquets etc, offices and adequate parking.
The GTDC Board has also agreed to float fresh tenders for appointing agencies for the maintenance and upkeep of the Multi Level Car Parking (MLCP) project and Santa Monica Jetty.
The GTDC has also proposed to buy new buses which would be later designed as Camiaos for conducting sightseeing tours.
The GTDC Board also agreed to lease out office space to the FFRO and India Tourism at the Paryatan Bhavan, Patto.