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Tourists thrash Goa locals, arrested

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Tourists thrash Goa locals, arrested

Panaji, (Panjim), Goa : A group of 15  rowdy tourists from Telangana beat up four locals near a guest house in Goa. They were arrested today after they rep0rtedly assaulted four locals near a guest house adjacent to Calangute beach last night. Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said the group thrashed four persons, including the manager […]

Assam to woo film makers from January

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Assam to woo film makers from January

Guwahati: Film makers are being encouraged to make films in Assam, according to a new policy that will take effect next year.The  Assam government has rolled out an ambitious Tourism policy, declaring the sector an industry with an aim to increase tourist inflow. The ‘Tourism Policy of Assam 2017′, effective from January next year till […]

Embassies should tell foreign tourists about Indian laws, says Court

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Embassies should tell foreign tourists about Indian laws, says Court

New Delhi: Foreigners who don’t know about Indian laws may find themselves in a pickle. Now, the  Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to inform the embassies and the high commissions in India to advise  their citizens about  the local laws while travelling to India. The direction comes amid a rise in cases lodged against foreigners, found […]

Stranded in Paradise

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Stranded in Paradise

Tourists to the Andaman Islands are having a tough time. Heavy rains have trapped them on an island. The storm means that ferry services cannot operate.  Torrential rain and rough seas have stranded around 1,000 tourists on one of India’s tropical islands off its east coast, officials said Wednesday (Dec 7). Officials from the local […]

NaMo to be tourism mascot: Incredible !ndia

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NaMo to be tourism mascot: Incredible !ndia

As winter approaches, the Tourism Ministry is getting ready to launch a new media campaign. Guess who will be the ‘face’ of the Incredible India campaign ! No other but Prime Minister Modi, says the Ministry of Tourism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be the mascot of ‘Incredible India’ campaign with the Tourism […]

Migrants, domestic tourists giving  Goa a bad name?

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Migrants, domestic tourists giving Goa a bad name?

Goa, going, gone? That’s the song being sung by Goa Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader Francis D’Souza , who recently blamed ‘criminal’ migrants for ruining Goa’s fair name. He said migrantion to the coastal State is one of the major issues troubling the government. He said this at the annua function of the Travel […]