With the aim of achieving quality tourism in the state, Senior Vice President (Goa) of the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), Vincent Ramos, was recently empanelled as a member of the Empowered Committees for the Goa Tourism Board. The board is primarily engaged in planning, policy making and overseeing the implementation of various tourism initiatives in the state.
Spearheading the largest hospitality group in the state, Ramos brings with him excellent leadership skills and management experience from the tourism industry.
Hailing from Chorão island, in North Goa, this son of the soil has been actively working with local authorities to boost the quality of tourism in Goa as Mentor for the Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) Committee – Tourism, and as an Executive Member of the Managing Committee of the Travel & Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) as well as the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Goa.
Speaking on the appointment, Ramos said, “Goa has immense potential to position itself as the world’s best travel destination. With a combined and unified effort of all the partners and stakeholders in the industry, I am certain that Goa can achieve exemplary standards in tourism. It is an honour to be in service of the state, and we look forward to empowering the State Government with all the required support and achieving our common goal of repositioning Goa as a world-class leader in tourism.”
IHCL has long been synonymous with Goa, and constantly strives for the local communities to share in the benefits of its presence through local employment and generating new avenues for business opportunities. With 21 unique destinations in the state, IHCL continues to define the changing landscape of tourism in Goa as the largest hospitality operator in the tourism sector.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has a portfolio of over 200 hotels (which includes Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger) across 4 continents and 11 countries, and brings together a group of brands, offering Indian hospitality along with world-class service, upmarket and luxury hotels.