• Goa sees 40% drop in foreign tourist arrivals so far

     Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Although Goa is witnessing the peak tourist season, the scenario appears to be bleak for the tourism industry as the arrival of tourists, especially foreigners, is quite below the expectation.   With an estimated 40-50 per cent decline in foreign tourist …

  • Goa to kick-start Salaulim Garden following the footsteps of Mysore’s Brindavan Garden

     Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    The Salaulim Garden in Goa will soon be transformed into a tourism hotspot just in the footsteps of the popular Brindavan Gardens of Mysore. The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) will be setting up this property with a mission to …

  • West Indian state Goa to attract tourists for short breaks

     Saturday, August 3, 2019

    Goa wants to attract international tourists from Australia and the United Arab Emirates as part of its geographical marketing strategy articulated in the Goa’s Tourism Master Plan and Policy.   According to a written reply tabled during the ongoing monsoon …

  • Goa needs a sustainable tourism plan

     Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    Sustainable tourism is the need of the hour for Goa. Tourism is now one of the potential economic growth drivers in Goa, generating new jobs. There is already a high growth in the number of tourist visiting Goa. In the …

  • Minister refutes tourism players’ claim of reduced foreign arrivals in Goa

     Friday, July 26, 2019

    Despite the fact that travel and tourism industry stakeholders have claimed that foreign tourist arrivals to Goa had dropped over the last two years, state Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Wednesday quoted figures to show that foreign tourist arrivals had …

  • Growth in domestic tourism robs Goa of international visitors

     Thursday, July 18, 2019

    According to media reports, last year was a revelation for the Goa tourism sector. There were quite a few indications that Goa is losing its shine as an international destination. The state witnessed a constant increase in domestic arrivals and …

  • West Indian state Goa all set to open 55 meters bungy jumping for adventure tourists

     Monday, July 8, 2019

    The Bungy People set up India’s First Extreme Adventure Zone in Rishikesh in 2010 and created India’s highest Bungy jumping platform, and are now all set to open their second action in the beach holiday capital of India- Goa on 27th August, 2019. The project is supported by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC). The 55 meters Bungy jump has been set in North Goa, over the stunning Mayem Lake.

  • Goa hospitality industry focussing on MICE segment

     Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    In the GM’s Conclave panel discussion at the 36th edition of Express Food & Hospitality Expo, the Goa hospitality is deepening its focus on the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) segment.       Shridhar Nair, GM, The Leela …

  • Postcard Hotel will open its new boutique luxury hotel in South Goa

     Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    After the splendid success of its three openings in Moira, Cuelim and Old Goa, The Postcard Hotel has signed a new boutique luxury hotel project in South Goa. History, heritage and eclectic design is what The Postcard Hotel currently offers …

  • 81% Indian millennials choose to spend money on experiential travel

     Friday, March 29, 2019

    Holidays are no more about just visiting a hill-station or spending days at beaches of Goa. Indian holidaymakers are getting much more active on holidays. Beach breaks, wildlife holidays, exploration of local culture, and weekend breaks are becoming popular amongst …


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