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Goa now wants to attract tourists on short holiday breaks


Faced with a slump in the tourism industry, Goa wants to attract tourists from Australia and the United Arab Emirates as part of its geographical marketing strategy articulated in the state’s Tourism Master Plan and Policy.

According to a written reply tabled during the ongoing monsoon session of the State Assembly, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that the state government was focusing on high domestic spending and international tourists.

“Depending on identifying new opportunities, further diversify to markets such as Australia through a multi-product destination where…

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