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Goa’s Tourism Economy could be very hard hit this season, as Russian Tourist arrivals to fall in 2017 thanks to Syria


Thanks to the war in Syria and the almost direct confrontation of the USA with Russia, the Tourism economy in Goa is likely to be really hard hit in the coming tourist seasons of 2017-18, as foreign tourist arrivals during the monsoon season will decline to almost zero. To add ...

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GOA ALERT: Over 50,000 foreign tourists cancel Goa trips as Tourism season may end at a 40 per cent low


JAN 11, 2015: Goa seems to be losing the preferred tourism destination among Russians as nearly 40,000 to 50k tourists have cancelled their bookings for the state this season, as per industry statistics. “I have understood that there are at least 40,000 Russians who have diverted their holidays away from ...

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Chartered tourist arrivals in Goa drop by 35-40% – Tourism Minister Parulekar blames Russian President Vladimir Putin for drop in Russian tourists


JAN 29, 2015: A Senior Goa Government official on Saturday said that tourist arrivals in the State by chartered flights have dropped sharply by 35 to 40 per cent in the current season owing to inadequate facilities including parking facilities for aircraft at the airport. “There is a drop in ...

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40 per cent fall in Charters, 55 per cent fall in Foreign Tourist Arrivals to Goa this year! Why?


JAN 17, 2015: Goa seems to have lost the preferred tourism destination status among Russians primarily as nearly 40,000 to 50k Russian tourists have cancelled their bookings for the state this season, as per industry statistics. Brits too are not very bullish about Goa this year and hundreds of Brits have ...

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Tourism Economy in Goa could be hard hit, as Foreign Tourists arrivals to fall further


JAN 25, 2015: The Tourism Economy in Goa is likely to be really hard hit in 2015, as foreign tourist arrivals in January and February 2015 as well as during the monsoon season will decline to almost zero. Several tourist operators in Europe, UK and Russia said that not a ...

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Goa Govt washes down Rs 6.20 crore down the drain: 4 BJP legislators tour 20 countries in 2 years costing the state Rs.6.20 crore


APRIL 1, 2015: The Goa state government on Wednesday informed the Assembly that two Goa ministers and four BJP legislators have toured at least 20 countries in the last two years costing the state exchequer Rs.6.20 crore. According to the information tabled by the state government during the Goa Legislative Assembly ...

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40-45 per cent drop in foreign tourists to Goa? Why Goa is no longer the preferred destination for the high paying foreign tourist?


11 Reasons why Goa is no longer the preferred holiday destination for the high-paying foreign tourist? 12 JAN 2015 – PANAJI: The verdict is finally out. A study conducted jointly by IndyaNewz.com and the Margao-based social organisation and Think Tank Forum for Fairness & Good Governance in India (FFFGG) says that ...

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Complaint against Navjot Singh Sidhu for cracking vulgar jokes on Kapil Sharma Show


Trouble for Kapil Sharma Show just seems to be escalating. In the eye of storm this time is Navjot Singh Sidhu who was recently made a minister in the Punjab government. While Sidhu has been unequivocal that he will continue with Kapil’s show, questions have been raised about the propriety ...

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Manoj Tiwari cons public, fields crorepati candidate claiming slum dweller is given opportunity alleges AAP


The Aam Aadmi Party today accused Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari of “deceiving” people by putting up a “crorepati” candidate in the municipal polls while projecting her to be “slum dweller”. Tiwari had named Sunita Kaushik as a candidate after meeting her during one of his night stays at a ...

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Sachiin Joshi: the ‘Gutka King’ and ‘friend’ of Vijay Mallya who purchased Kingfisher Villa in Goa


Businessman-actor Sachiin Joshi has purchased the Kingfisher villa for a whooping 73.01 crores through a private treaty with the banks after three failed auctions. “The Sarfaesi Act allows banks to cut a private deal to sell the assets of a defaulter if auctions fail twice. But under the rules, the ...

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