Tuesday 27 January 2015

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Goa Carnival parades begin from 14 Feb

The four-day Goa carnival will be held from February 14 with float parades planned at various places in the state, organisers said today. READ

Goa tourism records 40% low, thanks to Russia

Goa seems to be losing the preferred tourism destination among Russians as nearly 40 to 50k tourists have cancelled their bookings for the state this season, as per industry statistics. READ

Mumbai girl dies of drug overdose at Supersonic EDM

27-year-old Isha Mantry, from Mumbai, died after attending the Supersonic Electronic dance music (EDM) at Candolim in North coastal belt on Monday night. READ

Visa on Arrival in Goa helps tourist inflow

1091 visas were issued till December 25 this year within a week after the Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility started at the Goa airport at Dabolim, officials said today. READ

HC refuses to stay Goa Sunburn, beginning tomorrow

The Bombay High Court today refused to grant a stay on hosting the popular Sunburn Electronic Dance (EDM) Festival scheduled to start in Goa from tomorrow. READ

Bollywood, Industry, Cricket will glitter Goa Sunbrun this year

Asia's largest dance music festival Sunburn has now matured into a holiday destination for fans and Bollywood celebs with several big stars expected at the upcoming edition in Goa, say organisers. READ

Rape in Delhi taxi, but Goa wakes up for scanning

The Goa police have undertaken extensive verification of the antecedents of taxi drivers in the State following the recent rape of a woman executive in Delhi allegedly by a taxi driver of international cab service ... READ

Russia's falling Rouble pushes down Goa's tourist inflow

The Crimean crisis, Russia's falling rouble and stopping of tourist charter flights from international destinations might prove to be a dampener for the much-hyped New Year party scene in Goa this time, fear tourism industry ... READ

Visa-on-arrival facility will help 15% tourism growth

The Centre has extended the visa-on-arrival facility at the Goa airport for tourists from 43 countries, which is expected to bring in 15 percent growth in tourism during the ongoing season. READ

24 foreigners to travel to Goa from Chennai in 11 rickshaws

For most people travelling to Goa from Chennai, a flight, bus or train would be the options available. READ