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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GOA: WHERE’S THE MONEY? THERE ARE ONLY PEOPLE, SAYS TOURISM INDUSTRY

Rupesh Samant   Panaji (Goa) While Goa will host night long beach  parties in the run up for the New Year celebrations,  the tourism industry claims that “there is a crowd but no business.” The drive-in culture, which has set in off late amongst the visitors, have severely dented the economy of the tourism trade in…

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GOA: GOVT SPOILS NEW YEAR PLANS AT ANJUNA CLUB FOR WANT OF PERMISSIONS

Panaji (Goa): The Anjuna beach side party house Club NYEX, which was recently in the news for all wrong reasons, has been slapped a notice by North District Collector barring to hold any New Year party for failing to obtain mandatory permissions. The Club, slated to hold a series of events starting tonight till December 31, has reportedly not obtained…

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GOA: IT’S TIME FOR CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR PARTIES HERALDED

Panaji (Goa): The street next to Mary Immaculate Conception Church in Panaji city was flooded with the parishioners and tourists last night as State celebrated Christmas, one of the most important religious festival of the coastal state. With the peeling of Church bells in the midnight and the masses praising Lord Jesus Christ, Goa ushered into Christmas festivities with the…

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GOA: NEPHROPLUS HOLIDAY DIALYSIS TO BOOST HEALTH TOURISM IN GOA

Goa (Margao): Holiday Dialysis by NephroPlus is all set to boost health tourism in Goa a big way. Now dialysis patients can look forward to their dream holiday destination Goa with NephroPlus offering different travel packages. It is customized as per the guest needs. The duration and place of holiday has to be submitted and Holiday dialysis launched by…

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GOA: CASINO POLICY NEXT MONTH, CM

   Panaji (Goa): The policy to shift off-shore casino vessels out of River Mandvoi will be announced next month, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today. Parrikar said that government will bring in an amendment to the Gambling Act in a bid to facilitate the policy during the forthcoming Budget Session in February. “The casino policy is ready. I will be circulating it…

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