Category: Tourism

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    High level committee finalises Tourism Policy, cabinet approval pending

    High level committee finalises Tourism Policy, cabinet approval pending

    Panaji: The high-level committee headed by Goa Chief Secretary has finalized and submitted to the state government, Goa Tourism Policy, which will map the future directions for this industry. State Tourism Director Menino D’Souza said…

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    Goa tourism industry looks at China to salvage its international arrivals

    Goa tourism industry looks at China to salvage its international arrivals

    Panaji: With the international arrivals showing downward trend, Goa tourism stakeholders are looking at China to salvage the sagging fortunes of the industry. A six-member private delegation from China is scheduled to arrive later this…

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    What does India’s first domestic cruise liner ‘Angriya’ has to do with Maratha Navy Admiral? 

    What does India’s first domestic cruise liner ‘Angriya’ has to do with Maratha Navy Admiral? 

    Vasco: “Sarkhel (Admiral) Kanhoji Angre or Conaji Angria (1669-1729). He was the frist Admiral of the Maratha Navy and was popularly known as Shivaji of the Indian Ocean. Kanhoji Angre entered the battlefield at the…

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    Ban tourism road shows, they serve as picnic for tourism minister: GFP

    Ban tourism road shows, they serve as picnic for tourism minister: GFP

    Panaji: Claiming that the tourism road shows fetched no results but were turned into picnic for tourism minister and his family, Goa Forward Party on Saturday demanded ban on such shows. GFP President Vijai Sardesai,…

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    Goa Tourism, GTDC, TTAG should meet often: Michael Lobo

    Goa Tourism, GTDC, TTAG should meet often: Michael Lobo

    Panaji: Ports Minister Michael Lobo has said that the stakeholders like Goa Tourism Department, Goa Tourism Development and Travel and Tourism Association of Goa should meet every fortnight to solution for issues plaguing tourism industry.…

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    Develop Goa for “wellness tourism”- Goa Governor urges Govt

    Develop Goa for “wellness tourism”- Goa Governor urges Govt

    Panaji: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday urged government to develop the coastal state as “wellness tourism”. While wishing people of Goa on the occasion of Liberation Day to be celebrated on December 19,…

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    Menino D’Souza back as tourism director; Siddivinayak Naik shunted out as CO of MMC

    Menino D’Souza back as tourism director; Siddivinayak Naik shunted out as CO of MMC

    Panaji: State government today ordered major bureaucratic reshuffle of senior scale officers in public interest with immediate effect. Menino D’Souza, registrar of Cooperative Societies is re-posted as Director Tourism, replacing Sanjiv Gadkar, who is is…

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    Drop in foreign tourists’ arrival in Goa won’t revive this season: TTAG

    Drop in foreign tourists’ arrival in Goa won’t revive this season: TTAG

    Panaji: Goa’s apex body representing tourism stakeholders on Thursday said that there is a drop in foreign tourist arrival during the current season which is far from being salvaged due to drop in chartered flight…

    Entertainment
    Goa to focus on Film Tourism- CM

    Goa to focus on Film Tourism- CM

    Panaji: On the occasion of Golden Jubilee year of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced government plans to promote Goa as Film Tourism destination. Speaking at the inaugural Sawant said…

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    Perfect December Getaway to Kerala at 8500/- only, Book now!

    Perfect December Getaway to Kerala at 8500/- only, Book now!

    Goa Adventure Club presents Kerela Munnar tea gardens along with luxury stay in Boathouse! Key Hightlight – Tea Estates in Munnar. – Houseboat stay in Alleppey. – Shopping in Cochin. (30th November to 6th December…