Friday 25 July 2014

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BJP Govt didn't spend less than Cong Govt on foreign tours

Is the Bharatiya Janata Party government spending more on foreign tours for promotion of Goan tourism than the erstwhile Congress government? READ

Speaker directs Goan media to express regrets over 'misreporting'

Speaker Rajendra Arlekar has directed the section of Goan media to publish or telecast regrets over reporting of a question, which was postponed without tabling, regarding alleged Rs 13 crore being spent on foreign tours ... READ

CCTVs to monitor tourists on Goa beaches

Tourists visiting Goa will have a CCTV camera monitoring their movements once they venture on to major beaches in the state, a senior Tourism Department official said here today. READ

Goa Spas facing shutdown due to flesh trade

Salon and spa owners in Goa are facing prospects of a shutdown due to increasing presence of dubious and unregistered competitors which are doubling up as prostitution dens in the state. READ

ITC likely to take over Ramada Resorts

ITC Ltd's hotel division may soon be able to get its first luxury property in Goa, one of India's top tourism destinations. READ

Centre planning heavy reduction in air fare, visa fees

The Centre wants to reduce visa fees and air fares in a bid to boost tourism in India, Union tourism minister Shripad Naik on Sunday said. READ

Shripad wants pub culture to be controlled

Union tourism minister Shripad Naik has said that the pub culture needs to be controlled and that tourism should not be promoted on its basis. READ

Goa may be among 9 air ports, which would enjoy E-Visa system

The Bharatiya Janata Party government has announced introduction of electronic visas at nine air ports in next six months, in a phased manner. READ

Salgaoncar Hospitality Inst ties up with Ireland

Goa-based V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) today announced its academic collaboration with Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland, for their courses in the state. READ

Goa tourist touches 27 L with a growth of 12.5%

Goa's tourism industry has record edits all-time high 12.5 per cent growth in domestic tourist arrivals last year, stated a senior official. READ