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…READ more..
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…READ more..
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…READ more..
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,…READ more..
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…READ more..
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 …READ more..
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…READ more..
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….READ more..
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…READ more..
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…READ more..