Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government’s tourism department Tuesday signed an MoU with the Stayzilla for promotion of ‘ Home Stay’ facilities in the state. The state tourism director Nitin Bhanudas Jawale and Stayzilla vice president Ankit Rastogi signed the MoU document in the presence of tourism special secretary Arati Ahuja.

Stayzilla, which  will promote heritage tourism, rural tourism and tribal tourism in the state, has identified several residences in about 80 cities and town including Puri, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Raghurajpur , Chilika, and Nuapatna in the state for the ‘Home Stay’ of the tourists visiting the state, said the state tourism director, Jawale.