GOA: GTDC INVITES TAXI OPERATORS TO JOIN ITS APP-BASED SERVICE

Panaji (Goa) Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), a state-run body, today invited the taxi operators, who are currently having the licenses, to register with the App-based taxi service. The state currently has tourist taxi operators who run their business individually, while attempts by the online cab aggregators like Ola Cabs to start their services in Goa, had met with the opposition…

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GOA: CURTAINS RISE ON GOA TOURISM’S ‘THE SPIRIT OF GOA FESTIVAL 2018’ 

PANAJI   Goa Tourism today unveiled  yet another  exciting event, ‘The Spirit of Goa  Festival 2018’  at the D B Bandodkar Ground, Campal, Panjim. The three day festival from April 6-8, 2018 was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Manohar Ajgaonkar, Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Goa in the distinguished presence of Mr.Dharmendra Sharma,IAS, Chief Secretary,  Mr. Nilesh Cabral, Chairman  of Goa Tourism Development  Corporation, Vithal…

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GOA: COLVA BEACH SELECTED BY MINISTRY  OF TOURISM,  GOVT. OF INDIA  UNDER ‘ICONIC TOURIST  SITES DEVELOPMENT  PROJECT’

PANAJI (GOA)   Colva beach, South Goa’s most popular shore is all set for  development under Govt. of India’s  Iconic Tourist Sites  project and  is slated to not only boost beach tourism but up the profile of the local area along with community development. Colva will be e India’s only beach which will be covered under this project along with 11 other…

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TOURISM DEPT TO HOST ‘SPIRIT OF GOA’ FESTIVAL FROM APRIL 6-9

By Our Special Correspondent   Panaji (Goa) Goa Tourism department is all set to host the three-day long ‘The Spirit of Goa 2018’ festival, from April 6-8 at D B Bandodkar ground, Campal-Panaji.   The three day event will revolve around Goa’s  much loved Coconut and Cashew  in a variety of products, cuisine, beverages,…

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GOA: IT’S RAINING TOURISM DURING MONSOONS TOO FOR GOA

Panaji (Goa)  Goa seems to be changing its image as a summer vacation destination with the tourism during monsoon season witnessing unprecedented 60 per cent growth during last year as per the data released by the State government. Goa has been receiving foreign tourists in the summer season while the monsoons have been traditionally lean…

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GOA: MANOHAR AJGAONKAR WARNS ACTION AGAINST SHACK OWNERS

Panaji (Goa) Taking serious cognizance of defiance by shack operators in violating norms of the shack policy, Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Mr. Manohar Ajgoankar has  assured locals from the Baga-Sinquerim stretch  of  tough action against the violators and violations  brought to his notice  by them.    Mr. Ajgaonkar,  in a statement  issued today, said that he would  direct the Department …

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GOA: DONA PAULA TO BE CLOSED, GOVT PLANS DILAPIDATED JETTY’S RENOVATION

Panaji (Goa): The most picturesque Dona Paula will no longer be open for public, albeit temporary as the structure will undergo major renovation in the coming days. The North Goa District Collector Nila Mohanan has taken this decision following suggestion from Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd that the very popular tourist spot need urgent attention considering…

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GOA: GOA TOURISM INVITES ENTRIES FOR SELECTION OF KING MOMO

PANAJI (GOA) Goa is gearing up for the much- awaited festival of the year Carnaval 2018 which will kick start from Feb 10 and keep up the excitement among its people till Feb 13, 2018. It is this time of the year when the state expresses joy and celebrates the annual state festival with much fervor and excitement….

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NUISANCES ON BEACHES COMES TO HAUNT GOA TOURISM AGAIN

Panaji (Goa): Massage? Permanent Tatto? Radiant bracelets? This is how the “well trained” migrant children are harassing the tourists on the beaches in a bid to earn money this tourist season. Suspected to be a part of organized gang, who train these children to carry out activity on the beaches, these juveniles have created nuisance prompting a BJP legislator…

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TOURISM DEPT WARNS OF HIGH TIDE ON JAN 2 AND JAN 31

Panaji (Goa): In order to ensure the shack operators do not meet the same fate as during the impact of Cyclone Ockhi, the Tourism Department has issued an advanced warning about possible high tides on January 2 and January 31, 2018.  In an advisory issued by the Department of Tourism, shack owners, water sports operators and others conducting…

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