Goa will see the launch of its second airport, the New Goa International Airport, Mopa, on January 5, 2023. IndiGo will become one of the first operators to the new airport, and they will move in with connectivity to 8 cities in the first days of launch. That is some entry! GoFirst has also announced flights to three cities from Day one.
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Taj Fort Aguada Resort and Spa: My stay in the Hermitage Villa
Here is everything you need to know about Taj Fort Aguada Resort and Spa, the oldest Taj hotel in Goa, and perhaps still one of the best hotels in all of Goa. We stayed in one of the Hermitage Villas, which was a unique “hotel inside the hotel”.
Goa in the Monsoons 2021 Edition: Introduction
Getting started with a trip report about Goa, where we tried out three different hotels this time around. Here we go…
RT-PCR Negative Report for arrivals in Goa required
Your next trip to Goa might need you to present a Negative RT-PCR Report to enter the state. The High Court of the state certainly thinks so and the state has notified this now.
New Maharashtra government guidelines for inter-state travel make RT-PCR test necessary for arriving from Goa, Rajasthan, Delhi and Gujarat
Maharashtra Government has notified new guidelines which need passengers from certain states to get a Covid-19 negative certificate before arriving into the state. Here is how this will work going forward.
Goa relaxes travel guidelines significantly: No CoVid-19 test required to enter state, bars open again
Goa has announced that the state will no longer require CoVid-19 testing on arrival in the state from September 1, 2020, onwards. Not just that, bars will also be allowed to open up in the state.
Hotels Open in Goa + Things to note before booking your trip
Goa is opening-up this week for domestic tourists. We now have the list of the 148 hotels which have been allowed to operate in the state, and some guidelines which have been published for tourists. Here is how you can enter the state for some Chicken Xacuti or Goan Prawn Curry for now.
Goa open for tourism from July 2, 2020 onwards (Only for domestic tourists!)
Goa has announced that the state will reopen for domestic tourists effective July 2, 2020, onwards. You need a CoVid-19 negative certificate to travel, however, and over 250 hotels are open for business.
Rebranded Hyatt Centric Goa is now open
Hyatt opened a Hyatt Place Goa in 2016. They have rebranded it and opened it as Hyatt Centric Goa. Hyatt is shifting the property from a minimalist one to a millennial one.
ITC Grand Goa accepting bookings from November 1
ITC took over Park Hyatt Goa on September 19, 2018, and has renamed it as ITC Grand Goa. It is 252 key hotel with 6 restaurants. It is now bookable.
Review: W Goa : First Impressions in 10 pictures
We spent the weekend at the W Goa, which is the newest luxury hotel to line the Goa shores. Here is how the 50th opening of a W hotel looks like.