Tuesday 01 December 2015

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Goa not dropped from safe destination list: Russian official

Following media reports that Goa and India have been struck off the "safe destination" list by Russia, the Russian Information Centre based in Goa today clarified that a press statement it had issued earlier was ... READ

Russia declares Goa unsafe for tourism

Goa, which is considered as the favourite destination in India for beach lovers has been declared as unsafe by Russia foreign ministry. READ

Goa police burst online sex rackets; hundreds of 'escort' sites found

Beware! Goa police have started cracking down online sex rackets in Goa, being run under the guise of providing ‘escorts’, all along the coastal belt as the prime tourist season takes off. READ

Paris terror attack beefs up Goa security for IFFI and tourists

In view of the terror strikes in Paris, security cover will be stepped up across Goa as the coastal state is set to host the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and the tourist season ... READ

After mining, Goa's tourism industry also plans to attract Chinese

Although it lags behind Kerala and Andhra Pradesh in attracting Chinese tourists, Goa Tourism is likely to step up its efforts in this respect soon. READ

Egypt's loss can't be Goa's gain, unless...

The inflow of Russian charter tourists to Goa, which has dipped significantly this season, is unlikely to go up with the cancellation of Russian flights to Egypt, as was expected by certain quarters of the ... READ

Egyptian crisis boosts Goa tourism

The recent air crash in Egypt and the resultant suspension and cancellation of flights from Europe and Russia to that country is proving good for Goa. READ

When creative minds move to Goa to holiday...

Goa attracts all kinds of visitors — the trip-happy partygoer, amorous honeymooners and the art seeker, too. READ

Russia pushes down Goa charters to lowest in 5 years

Goa is expected to receive little over 630 charter flights this winter, the lowest in the last five years, due drop in number of Russian holiday makers. READ

India's hospitality Industry plans Goa’s resort roadmap

The highlight of the concluding day of the 26th edition of Food Hospitality World (FHW) exhibition was the Hospitality Knowledge Exchange panel discussion on ‘Goa as a Resort Destination: The Business of Hoteliering’. READ