In the 1970s, the hippies who returned to the United States from Goa, wrote in travel magazines, gushing of the tropical haven where they could live for less than a dollar a day. Today, the scene is far different in Goa, but tourists can still look forward to stretching their holiday experience towards king-size.
The depreciating rupee is ringing alarm bells across sectors in the country, but for the tourism industry opportunity is revealing itself.
Tourism stakeholders in Goa are licking their lips in prospect of a bumper harvest this tourism season. The depreciated rupee will offer foreign tourists more ‘bang-for-the-buck’ and this is what the tourism industry in Goa hopes, will bring in the numbers.
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