GOA- Rome of The East
Goa, a state based in the South western region of India. It is enclosed by the state of Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka extending from the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. One of the smallest state in area and the fourth nominal by population. It is one of India’s richest states with a GDP per capital being two and a half times that of the country as a full. It was rated the best located state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and tops the list for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population prepared on the 12 Indicators.
Goa’s history goes back 20,000–30,000 years. The rock art printings display the earliest footprints of Indian human life. Upper Paleolithic or Mesolithic rock art blocking have been found on the bank of the river Kushavati at Usgalimal. Petroglyphs, cones, stone-axe, and choppers dating to 10,000 years ago have been found in many regions in Goa, such as Kazur, Mauxim, and the Mandovi–Zuari basin. Clues of Palaeolithic life is seen at Dabolim, Adkon, Shigao, Fatorpa, Arli, Maulinguinim, Diwar, Sanguem, Pilerne, and Aquem-Margaon etc. Crisis in carbon dating the laterite rock compounds poses a trouble for determining the exact time period.
GOA- And Tourism
The state of Goa, India, is famous for its beaches and areas of prayers, and tourism is its vital industry. Tourism is generally directed towards coastal area, with reduced tourist activity inland. Winter is the best season for tourists to visit although the summer and monsoon seasons are for usually Indian tourists. Goa managed 2.29% of all tourist arrivals in the country in 2011. This nearly small state is placed on the western coast of India, between the borders of Maharashtra and Karnataka and is better known to the world as an Old Portuguese property in India. Tourism is the backbone of Goa’s economy.
Gifted with moderate climate, the weather in there is another main attraction for being healthy. Live entertainment on the beach, at huts and on anchored ships are constant features. Music and fun are a part and bundle of everyday presence.
Places To Visit In Goa
One of the most demanded beaches in India, Baga Beach is the center of visitor’s attention in Goa. Located in North, friendly climate, scenic views of the coastline and plenty of things to do make this fishing village one of the perfect places to visit in Goa. On any tour to this sandy retirement, you can experience frequent fishing boats joint by the shoreline.
Unlike most of the Goan beaches, Baga is closest from the outside world. This has added a lot to the beauty and appeal of this beach. Good atmosphere all through the year, enough of water activities and the beach cabins on this holiday destination are a forceful persuasion to the visitors from different parts of the world.
Situated on the Salcette side of Goa, Colva is a beautiful beach that extends for almost 2.4km with fine white, powdery sand altering with dirty seashells. The beach is faced by Bogmalo towards the north and the popular ‘Dil Chahta hai’ Fort i.e. Cabo De Rama on the southern end. The Colva beach is well-known for its attention-drawing beach front and bridges as well as several cafes and hotels that mark the way.
The beach of Colva is controlled by Lifeguards and has a relatively even floor making it one of the most secured beaches to swim in. The Colva beach is a retreat for foreigners and locals.
Hotels and Resorts in Goa
Alor Holiday Resort
Located 45km away from the Goa Airport, Alor Holiday Resort is a Beautiful resort. Alor holiday resort has 70 well spacious studio and bedroom apartments, comfortable for couples and families. The friendly staff present over here will look after all your requirements and make you feel comfortable.
The Hotel has well furnished rooms, swimming pool, tour & sightseeing guidance, availability of doctors, restaurant, mini gym, indoor games, foreign exchange, laundry services, conference hall and more. There is also an attached restaurant with the hotel, The PAGUER, a beautiful restaurant with a pool side extension, offers an exotic range of different cuisines.
Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica set like a gem in the midst of lavish vegetation, the Arabian Sea gently lapping against its snowy white shoreline, what all the more misleading approach to start the trip of heaven than here. Where extends of bright sand lifts the magnificence of the most disjoined shorelines in Goa. As you range into the arcades from the lazy little town of Benaulim, you are amazed by the simple life, the peace, and the neighborly smile.
The abrupt building glory of the lodging Taj Exotica Benaulim is amazing, from the beautiful wellspring in the sun drowned chamber, to the wide passageways that take you back in time. The Taj Exotica lifts you out of the ordinary and delicately puts you in a totally open Eternity of Space.
Boost to the Goan Economy
Counts to a very large extent on the tourism sector. The state of Goa gets almost 12% of all the foreign tourists that visit India. The state managed 2 million tourists in 2004. Goa’s beaches, Gothic churches, foods, worship places, and cultural festivals appeal the tourist to visit Goa again and again. The sector of tourism has given a great deal to the expansion of the Economy of Goa. The other sectors that add to the Economy of the state of Goa are the fishing industry, electronic industry, and cottage industry.
According to the recent Tourism Satellite Accounting (TSA) research, presented by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and its important partner Oxford Economics in March 2009:
- The interest for travel and tourism in India is anticipated to grow by 8.2 for every penny somewhere around 2010 and 2019 and will rank India at the third position on the planet.
- India’s travel and tourism area is relied upon to be the second biggest business on the planet, utilizing 40,037,000 by 2019.
- Capital interest in India’s travel and tourism area is relied upon to develop to 8.8 for each penny somewhere around 2010 and 2019.
- The report anticipated India to get capital speculation worth US$ 94.5 billion in the travel and tourism division in 2019.
- India is relied upon to end up the fifth speediest extending business travel destination from 2010-2019 with an anticipated genuine development rate of 7.6 for every penny.