To promote home-stay accommodation for tourists in the state, Odisha tourism department signed MoU with Stayzilla- an aggregator of verified homestay providers.
Stayzilla will provide online booking facilities and promote homestay in various tourist places across the state.
The main objective of tying up with Stayzilla is to provide homestay facilities in places where there is less or no availability of hotel rooms and guest houses. They not only provide a digital platform to the homeowners through online booking but also help in promoting tourism in the state.
Stayzilla has tied up with around 80 homestay accommodations in the state and the facilities and will start functioning from Bhubaneswar, Konark and Puri in the first phase.