COOKING, CONSUMING ALCOHOL ON BEACHES WILL BE A PUNISHABLE OFFENCE: AJGAONKAR
PANAJI According to a recent amendment made in the Tourist Trade Act, drinking alcohol or cooking on Goa’s beaches will now attract a fine of Rs 2,000 or imprisonment for up to three months. The amendment was approved by the state Cabinet on Thursday. Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that the amendment would be tabled for passing in the upcoming session of…READ more..
GTDC TREKKING EXPEDITION TO CHORLA WATERFALLS ON SEPTEMBER 30
PANAJI The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) will be organising a one-day trek to Chorla waterfalls in Chorla ghat on Sunday, September 30. The trek is moderate to tough with a total of 8 km of walking both ways. The bus journey from Panaji to Chorla is 65 km one way. The trekking expedition is open to all. Transport arrangements have been made from Margao and Mapusa Residency at 7:30 a.m. and from Paryatan Bhavan, Patto, Panaji…READ more..
GOA ALL SET FOR WORLD TOURISM DAY CELEBRATIONS ON SEPT 27
PANAJI Goa Tourism is all set for World Tourism Day on September 27, 2018, and has lined up a variety of activities and programmes to celebrate the day. According to a statement here on Tuesday, this year World Tourism Day is themed Tourism and Digital Transformation and all the initiatives undertaken by Goa Tourism revolving around digital transformation which has helped…READ more..
GTDC’s MONSOON TREKKING EXPEDITION HEADS TO NANELI WATERFALLS ON SEPTEMBER 9
PANAJI Nestled in the Mhadei waterfalls, Naneli is another unexplored forest, and it’s the home of Naneli waterfalls too. A seasonal waterfall, not very tough to access and the view from the top is spectacular. Pack your trekking bags and head towards an easy and adventurous trek amidst nature and picturesque landscapes. Hurry, only 30 bookings left!! One has to trek 3 kilometres to reach Naneli…READ more..
GTDC’s MONSOON TREKKING EXPEDITION HEADS TO MAINAPI WATERFALLS ON AUGUST 19
PANAJI GTDC takes you to Mainapi which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Netravali. Mainapi waterfall is around 14km from Netravali village and is in its full glory in this monsoon season which goes on to stay alive until the end of February. When most waterfalls of the Western Ghats reduce to a trickle during the peak of summer,…READ more..
GTDC’s MONSOON TREKKING EXPEDITION TO KUSKEM WATERFALL ON AUGUST 5
PANAJI Enjoy this Sunday at Kuskem Waterfalls at Cotigao Wild Life Sanctuary. Pack your trekking bags and head towards an easy and adventurous trek amidst nature and picturesque landscapes. Transport arrangements have been made from Mapusa Residency at 7:30 a.m. and from Paryatan Bhavan, Patto, Panjim at 8.00 a.m. followed by a pick-up from Margao Residency at 8:45 a.m. Pick-up at Porvorim,…READ more..
OVER 100-YEARS-OLD RELIGIOUS STRUCTURES TO BE DEVELOPED FOR TOURISM: MANOHAR AJGAONKAR
PANAJI Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar informed State Legislative Assembly on Thursday that all religious structures which are more than 100 years old and having tourism potential will be identified for development and beautification, subject to availability of funds. In a written reply in response to a question tabled by Deepak Pauskar, the Minister said, ”The Tourism Department intends to promote…READ more..
ONLY ‘GOOD TOURISTS’ WELCOME TO GOA: AJGAONKAR
AGENCIES|PANAJI Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar today urged tourists not to misbehave with women under the influence of alcohol while praising the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s announcement of fines for drinking and littering in public. Ajgaonkar also said that only those disciplined ‘good tourists’ were welcome in Goa, who were willing to preserve the state’s culture, natural beauty. “We urge people and tourists…READ more..
GTDC TO CONDUCT TREKKING EXPEDITION TO SHIVLING WATERFALLS, SATTARI ON JULY 22
PANAJI The next edition of GTDC’s Monsoon Trekking Expedition will be conducted at Shivling, Sattari on July 22. This trek takes you to a lesser known destination in Sattari with a walking stretch of 4 kilometres one way which promises to be easy and adventurous. The trekking expedition is open to all. Transport arrangements have been made from Mapusa and Margao at 7.30 a.m. and from Panaji at 8.30 a.m. Pick up arrangements from Old Goa, Banastari and Sakhali will also be available. …READ more..
FOUNDATION STONES LAID FOR TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AT COLVA, BENAULIM
Panaji Goa Minister for Tourism Manohar Ajgaonkar in the presence of Benaulim MLA Churchill Alemao on Tuesday laid the foundation stones at Colva and Benaulim beaches for tourism infrastructure development which will upgrade the profile and beauty of South Goa’s two most popular shores. Chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) Nilesh Cabral in a written message said, “I am extremely…READ more..