Thursday 30 May 2024

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Economy | Tourism

GF supports AAP statement of Sex, Drugs, Gambling

Newly formed regional party --Goa Forward--has termed Goa as a killer state for youths due to rampant drugs, sex-related crimes and road accidents. READ

Goa lifeguards to go on three-day strike

Lifeguards in Goa today announced a three-day strike from May 20, nearly four months after they first struck work demanding regularisation and pay hike. READ

Goans will require special permission to enter casinos

Goa government is in the process of issuing rules for the Gaming Commission, that is proposed to be set up to regulate the state casino industry, and one the rules would be to ban local ... READ

After dull season, Goa now hopes for 'summer tourists'

After a not-so-impressive foreign tourist season, Goa's tourism industry is now looking forward to the upcoming summer vacation as it expects a reversal of fortunes with arrival of more domestic travellers. READ

Goa's Colva is favourite destination of Indian tourists

Indians continue to give top preference to Udaipur when it comes to vacationing and have also shown their likings for Colva in Goa as a tourist destination this summer, according to a report. READ

Most Indians are buying land in Goa. We tell you why

The high-flying Indians who love to travel within the shores of India are betting big on weekend homes. READ

Goa plans pilot project of inalnd waterways in Chapora river

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said his government welcomed investment for the development of inland waterways which would help decongest the road traffic and create employment opportunities. READ

Goa tourist season declines, foreign visitors fly out

The tourist season in Goa appears to have been curtailed by a month as foreign visitors have almost deserted the beaches and are flying out, even though the tourism department claims record high arrivals. READ

Goa, Dubai favourite weekend destinations for Indians

With six long weekends and three extended weekends in 2016, Goa and Dubai have become the most searched destinations for Indians, according to a report. READ

Casino extension is Rs 25-Cr deal, alleges Cong, exposes scandals on vessels

Girish Chodankar, Goa-based national secretary of Congress, has alleged Rs 25 crore-deal in granting one-year extension to offshore casinos and Rs 5000 crore loss to the state treasury while exposing several other scandals running on ... READ