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26 Dec 2023

Tourist Drives Thar SUV Through River to Beat Himachal Traffic || ENGLISH || GOA365

In a quirky attempt to escape the festive season traffic snarls, a Mahindra Thar owner in Himachal Pradesh took an unconventional route by driving across the Chandra River. However, this move didn't sit well with locals, and the video soon went viral on social media.

21 Dec 2023

Tourist-Related Traffic Hazards Continue To Haunt Safety at Parra Road

The Parra road, infamous for its tourist-related traffic hazards remains a cause for concern as visitors continue to prioritize photography over safety. In the face of rising accidents across the state, can the government afford to ignore the risks posed by this reckless behavior any longer? Here’s more from our reporter Nitiksha Gaonkar.

14 Dec 2023

Tourism Min addresses ‘influencer’ row, cracks whip on DGP for lack of policing

The state’s tourism sector is grappling with a drastic decline in international visitors, triggering concerns. Compounding the problem is the recent surge in negative content about Goa circulating on social media. Tourism Minister Rohan Khaunte was pressed for comments on this issue, and here's his response.

07 Dec 2023

First-Ever Charter Flight from Uzbekistan Lands in Goa

Goa has welcomed the first-ever Charter flight from Uzbekistan. Carrying 64 passengers, the Centrum Air-operated flight landed at the Manohar International Airport in Mopa. This marks a step toward strengthening the diplomatic and cultural ties between the two nations.

17 Nov 2023

No Tolerance for Tourist Mistreatment”, Goa Police Issues Stern Warning to Tourist Establishments||ENGLISH||GOA365

In wake of the upcoming tourist season, Mapusa Sub-divisional Police officer Jivba Dalvi held a meeting with restaurants and pub owners in his jurisdiction, urging the owners to not take law in their hand and ensure customer safety

12 Oct 2023

Dudhsagar waterfall thrown open to public after monsoon ban!

And in some good news for nature lovers, the Dudhsagar waterfall has been thrown open to the public after a hiatus of about 2 months. A ban had been imposed on the waterfall back in July over safety concerns, creating much uproar from tourists. Here’s Krishna Naik reporting from Collem.

01 Oct 2023

Tourist season is here! Goa gets its first charter from Russia || ENGLISH || GOA365

Despite challenges amidst the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, Goa received its first charter flight from Moscow. 150 tourists landed at Dabolim airport on Sunday, and according to the travel agency, another 6 flights are scheduled to make their way to Goa over the next few weeks. Here’s Hiru Mahale with more details.

27 Sep 2023

World Tourism Day: This is how the government plans to boost tourism

In a bid to bring tourism stakeholders onto one platform, the state government along with TTAG, SKAL Goa,and Goa TourismcelebratedWorld Tourism Day by hosting Goa's Largest Tourism stakeholder meet. Chief Minister Sawant and Tourism Minster Rohan Khuante also paid tribute to the late Vincent Ramos for his contribution to the state’s tourism sector.