GTDC hosts 27 children undergoing treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital
Sponsors accommodation at GTDC residency, food, tour and sightseeing in Goa
Special boat cruise organized on Santa Monica
Panaji: 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, and visit to temples and churches at
Mangueshi and Old Goa respectively.
A special one 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.