Goa CM Pramod Sawant scraps popular EDM event 'Sunburn' this year

Popular electronic dance music (EDM) Sunburn festival organized by Percept Live, one of the highlights of the state's year-end tourism itinerary, will not be held this year.

Tourists Rush To 'Chill' In Goa As North India Freezes In Cold Wave

It is the holiday season, and the travel bug seems to have bitten a sizeable majority. Despite the government issuing serious warnings of the mass spread of the Omicron mutation, people are wearing th

First Charter Flight of Foreign Tourists Arrives After Almost 22 Months

After a gap of almost 22 months, Goa received its first batch of 159 foreign tourists who arrived in the state on a special charter flight from Almaty, Kazakhstan amid growing cases of the Omicron var

How to divert tourists from beaches to hinterland, Goa Tourism Board ponders

"We want to take the tourists from the beaches to the hinterland and the Board will follow this direction. It will look to promote, eco tourism, hinterland tourism, adventure tourism etc. Ther

Candolim’s mangroves to be tourist attraction: Lobo

The Candolim backwaters will soon be on the tourism map with ports minister and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Thursday launching work on a walking track, fishing galleries and other facilities

Goa CM says no restrictions amid Christmas, year-end celebrations, advises people to follow Covid norms

Amid rising test positivity rate in peak tourist season, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that while no restrictions will be imposed in the state yet, people were advised to follow C

Omicron Threat: Goa Covid Task Force to Meet Today; CM Asks Tourism Industry to Follow Rules

In view of the growing threat of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in the country, Goa’s COVID-19 task force will hold a meeting on Friday to discuss guidelines for Christmas and New Year ce