Thursday 18 December 2014

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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

Govt suspends water sports in Goa

The Goa government here suspended all water sports activity across the state following the fresh incident of death of three Russian nationals near here during a water sport activity being operated illegally. READ

Oakenfold, Sasha & Woods to perform at Goa Sunburn

Popular DJs like Paul Oakenfold, Sasha and Michael Woods are among the 150 artists, who are slated to perform at the upcoming eighth edition of Sunburn festival in Vagator, Goa this December. READ

Women Spl taxis driven by women on Goa roads

The State-owned Goa Tourism Development Corporation Limited (GTDC) on Thursday launched the women-only tourist taxis in Goa, thus joining the few States in the country to have taxis driven by women, for women passengers. READ

Shripad happy with Mayaram as new Toursim Sec

Union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik on Friday said that having Arvind Mayaram as the new secretary in the ministry would be of great help. READ

Less charters, few Russians to affect Goa tourism

Goa's tourism industry will depend heavily on Indian holidaymakers in winter as travel agencies claim fewer Russian charters will be flying to the state in the peak season this year due to the depreciation of ... READ