Tavela Minor was a noted vacation destination within the Federation. The planet was home to the Jokri River.
In 2368, Beverly Crusher suggested Tavela Minor as a holiday destination to Alyssa Ogawa instead of Risa. (TNG: "Imaginary Friend")
According to the script for "Imaginary Friend", this place was originally called "Telana Minor". It was changed prior to the airing of the episode.
According to the Star Trek: Star Charts, on the chart United Federation of Planets I, Tavela Minor was listed as a Federation member.