April 03, 2021 6:10 am
Congress leaders including Digambar Kamat and Girish Chodankar lashed out at the BJP government.
October 05, 2020 10:03 am
The industry can also be explained through the demographics. While annual footfall is 80 lakh, only 10 to 12 lakh are foreign tourists, who usually stay through charter rates and for a longer period of minimum 14 days.
December 30, 2019 5:11 pm
Chairman of the Goa Education Development Corporation (GEDC), established under Goa Education Development Corporation Act, 2003, Kanta Patnekar said, “The review showed the need for these subjects. The response from students and teachers was encouraging.”
October 06, 2019 10:48 am
Around 50 high-end hotels in Goa were always booked to charter to Thomas Cook, which flew down an average of 270 European travellers each day, with bookings done for a minimum week and extending to 21 days.
August 09, 2019 8:53 pm
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the state government has come to know that several hotels were overcharging the customers, due to which the tourism industry is getting affected.
August 04, 2019 1:52 pm
The Association of Tourist Taxi Owners of Goa (ATTOG), an umbrella union of taxi drivers with 30,000 affiliated private taxis, called a flash strike on Friday.
April 22, 2019 8:10 pm
Goa's tourism industry lacks policy and stakeholders want the government to come clean on what plans it has for what is now the backbone of the state's economy.
April 17, 2019 5:49 pm
The ECI has imposed a ban on serving liquor after 11 pm. The state's tourism industry, however, says the decision has impacted its business.
February 08, 2019 1:29 am
Tourism industry stakeholders have said the scheme is detrimental to the sector, and local residents have been protesting against the "sentinels" intruding their privacy. Both ruling and opposition MLAs have said the scheme can be misused.
January 16, 2019 3:36 pm
In the coastal state, "ghati" is typically used in Marathi and Konkani languages to address migrant blue collar workers, specially those from neighbouring Maharashtra.
June 22, 2020 6:18 pm