Tuesday 03 May 2016

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Economy | Tourism

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

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