If you’ve never seen a 1920 Citroën Torpedo Sport, you’re missing out

Vintage Car and Bike Festival

Cars and motorcycles are such a necessity these days. Given the fact that public transport doesn’t effectively reach every corner of our living spaces, the need for one’s own transport has become extremely important. Thankfully getting a car of your own is easier now with EMI finance schemes and auto loans – but this wasn’t […]

All Goa taxi strike in effect from today creates havoc for tourists

taxi strike

The earlier announcement of Goa’s taxi operators going on strike came into effect today. As expected, the taxi strike has created chaos and havoc in the state. Tourists in the state have been left stranded. Taxi strike happens inspite of the government prohibiting it Even though the government invoked the Essential Services Management Act (ESMA) […]

Taxi operators in North and South Goa to strike from 19th January


The high esteem that Goa was once held in as a premier tourist destination is slipping downwards rapidly. Through-the-roof room rates thanks to GST, bad infrastructure as far as transport is concerned, high expenses on food and drink, the garbage problem faced in the state, are just a few reasons for these. In fact, the […]

Goa’s Taxi wars set to escalate

Goa’s Taxi

The ongoing fight against Goa’s Taxis to bring Ola and Uber to Goa has gone up a notch, with citizens now opening a Facebook page – The Taxi Revolution In Goa –  to garner support and bring app-based taxis to Goa. As per a Times Of India report, last month, an online petition was started […]

Time to say Dev Borem Korum to taxis in Goa ?

Taxis in Goa

Canada-based Goan, Mahesh Sardesai feels that Goa being one of the top tourism destinations in the country needs something more than the existing service of taxis in Goa to boost the state’s tourism economy. With that in mind, Sardessai started a petition – Chief Minister of Goa: Support Ola/Uber/Online Taxis in Goa. In less than […]

More room to park in Panjim


Ever been in a’ jam’ in Panaji, a ‘traffic jam!’? Ever experienced difficulty in finding sufficient parking? Well, be of good cheer! Now all those woes could be a thing of the past, as the planned, spacious car park at Patto, (Panaji) will be thrown open to the public. The project cost was estimated at […]

E – commerce to rescue Goa’s tourism sector?

In an effort to make Goa more accessible to tourists digitally, the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has recently launched an e – commerce platform for tourism stake- holders in Goa to display their services. Goa happens to be the first state to launch such a service. A question does arise, how will the venture […]