Goa Tourism partners with Honda NAVI to organize – Goa Hunt 2017

Goa Tourism & Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India announce NAVi Goa Hunt 2017.

Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Honda Motorcycles India announced the first edition of Honda Navi Goa Hunt 2017.

The activity will give bloggers and renowned journalists a chance to explore the hinterlands and unexplored routes in Goa on board the fantastic Honda Navi.

‘’A fascinating trail of beaches, nightlife, adventure sports and cuisine, it has an unexplored side left untouched by many’’.

The Honda Navi Goa Hunt 2017 will be a 2 day event which will consist of mysteries and challenges including fun filled tasks will be posted for them enroute.

The teams will be decoding clues and then NAVIgate their way through 10 different stages over two days. The encrypted challenges will be designed on the uniqueness of Honda Navi and various flavours of Goa.

The Bloggers and renowed journalists will ride on Honda Navi Adventure variant, which is customised with an adventure customization pack added on at the dealership itself.

Powering the Adventure spec Navi will be an 110cc air cooled 4 stroke engines producing max power of 8bhp @ 7000rpm and torque at 8.96nm at 5500rpm and will be mated to an auto V matic gearbox.

Speaking to the media at a press conference, Mr Manohar Azgaonkar, Minister for Tourism, Govt of Goa said ‘’

This is an interesting concept introduced by GTDC to discover the hidden treasures of Goa. Goa today is a biker’s haven and offers the right platform for promotion of hinterland tourism and discovering the hinterland tourism and discovering the hidden facts of Goa. I am very happy that Goa Tourism Development Corporation is organising such events and associating with big brands like Honda and I wish this mega two day event a grand success.

Further adding more light into the event and speaking in association with GTDC, Mr Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing (HMSCI) said ‘’

Honda 2 wheelers India holds the No 1 position in Goa and enjoys a market share of 45%. Currently a big buzz amongst the youth in Goa, Honda Navi with its unique design and endless customization possibilities provides an extra dose to youngsters who have an appetite for adventure and FUN. It personifies the spirit vibrant Goa and exploring Goa’s unknown side on the NAVI will be a Funtastic experience.

We are excited to associate with Honda NAVI GOA HUNT and wish all the participants’ good luck in their quest to become the ultimate Honda NAVI Goa Hunter.

Replying to a query as to what went into making and designing of the Honda Navi, Mr Yadvinder Singh Guleria said ‘’ We wanted to launch a product that was small scooter and a small bike but yet wanted to keep the looks different and make it stand out from the regular crowd of bikes and thus the concept of Navi was born, to have the looks of a motorcycle while giving the connivance of an automatic scooter. Today Navi offers loads of customization packs which are on high demand by Customers.

Medical partner, Manipal Hospitals will provide 6 Emergency  Ambulance Response Service (MARS) ambulances which are stationed across Goa to provide medical assistance and  wished all the participants success for the event and as a part of safety  we will be happy to associate with GTDC to provide the services from Manipal, said Mr. Jayarama, Head of Manipal hospitals Goa.

Images and inputs from Hercules Rodrigues