The state government plans to boost tourism in Mumbai

Places like Sassoon Dock and Sewree Fort will be developed as a wedding destination along with introducing water sports around Marine Drive

The state government plans to boost tourism in Mumbai

The state government has identified various tourist spots in and around Mumbai which will be transformed into tourist destinations. Last week, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari met with stakeholders of tourism and made the announcement.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Shipping, various locations have been identified in and around the city of Mumbai which will be developed as tourist attractions. As per the plan, the ministry said places like Sassoon Dock and Sewree Fort in the city will be developed as wedding destinations to attract visitors from all over the country and world.

The statement also read that water sports will be planned around the Marine Drive area. Hosting events like a Formula 1 Grand Prix are also in the pipeline. Along with this, Mandwa will be developed as a wellness destination with facilities like yoga and meditation, it said, adding that restaurants will come up near the Mumbai Port. 

The ministry also said that video shooting will be allowed at the Mumbai Port. Also, the city will be highlighted among foreigners as an attractive wedding destination.

Tourist information stands will be set up to provide information to tourists about the various attractions and amenities at the destination.

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