Category Archives: Beaches of Goa

Goa: A destination of many wonders

Stretches of silver sand and white surf beaches, the azure Arabian Sea, the reveling of late nights over feni, the taverns, the green covers and coconut trees… Goa is truly, a destination of many wonders. Don’t we all love that tingling feeling as we dig our toes deep into the sand? Within some restless souls […]

Goa Tourism bags ITCTA Best Honeymoon/Romantic Destination Award

Goa Tourism was recently named the Best Honeymoon/Romantic Destination at the International Tourism Conclave and Travel Awards (ITCTA) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The award was received by Govind Prabhugaonkar, Assistant Accounts Officer, Department of Tourism, Goa, from Sanjay Pande, Additional Director Tourism, Rajasthan, as per a release. Dilip Parulekar, Minister for Tourism, Woman & Child Development, […]

Goa govt approves ‘Beach Shack Policy’, debars foreigners from working at restaurants

Goa Government on Wednesday approved the Beach Shack Policy debarring foreigners from managing or working at these restaurants on beaches, and also extending the renewal period of licences from one to three years. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced the details of the Policy, after the state Cabinet gave its approval. The framework has effected a string […]

Ticket sales for Goa beach fest to be trimmed

Sunburn Goa, tagged as India’s most vibrant electronic dance music festival, may scale down the ticket sale by 20 per cent this year, considering the traffic management issues faced by Goa Government at its venue on Candolim beach. “Either we will limit the capacity by reducing tickets by 20 per cent or properly manage the event […]

Goa BJP MLA threatens to revolt if state allows dance bars

A BJP legislator threatened to rebel against his own party today if the party’s government in Goa allows dance bars in the state. Michael Lobo, who represents Calangute constituency, said he would rebel if dance bars are allowed in Goa. “We will rebel if anyone gives permission to dance bars,” Lobo told reporters after meeting […]