Sunday 23 June 2024

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Economy | Tourism

Bombay High Court quashes sale of Park Hyatt in Goa to ITC

The Bombay High Court has quashed the sale of luxury property Park Hyatt in Goa to ITC by lender Industrial Financial Corporation of India. READ

Goa — beyond the beaches

Dusk is setting in Fontainhas. READ

Hawai and Goa to be ‘sisters’ to collaborate from trade to yoga

Beach states of Hawai in USA and Goa in India would become sister states shortly, collaborating with each other. READ

5 Casinos to stay in Mandovi till next year, Govt may make them on-shore!

No offshore casino would be shifted outside River Mandovi, at least for one more year. On the contrary, the fifth casino would also enter the river now. READ

Life of a Lifeguard, saving Lives on Goa beach...

It’s 9.30 am on a Tuesday and around 4,000 people have already gathered at Calangute beach in North Goa. READ

BJP makes Goa costlier for tourists in election year

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar’s Budget for 2016-17, presented on Wednesday, has generally been viewed as one with an eye on the Assembly elections next year, but tourism is likely to be dearer with an ... READ

Crime against foreigners: Delhi tops, Goa second

Despite its efforts to curb crime in the city, Delhi topped the list for crimes against foreign tourists with 135 reported cases registered in 2014, while the popular tourist state of Goa came second, at ... READ

Why Govt cheers over foreign tourists while Indians cheer Goan market?

While Goa’s tourist inflow of Indian tourists is increasing in leaps and bounds every year, Goa government is delighted that the negligible rise of foreign tourists is not declining. READ

Goa among top destinations for Indian women travellers

Goa has emerged as one of the top three tourism destinations in the country preferred by women travellers, a poll conducted by Thomas Cook India has revealed. READ

4 years passed, BJP still can't find a place to move casinos

It was only last September that Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar-led cabinet decided to extend the deadline of the offshore casino by seven months, in the midst of protests by the localities at Panjim and nearby ... READ