Goa is undoubtedly the party capital of India, while also attracting a huge crowd for touristy things. So, how would you feel if Goa became so expensive that it only becomes affordable to foreign tourists? Cray right?
Now, it would seem that Goa only wants rich tourists. And not the cheap domestic travellers. :/
*frowning* So, apparently a Govt. official said,
“Goa should become so expensive that tourists should say that it is not worth coming to Goa. Which tourists … the Indian tourists. We must have high-end facilities and get high-end tourism, which benefits the sons of the soil”
And while this comment may hurt most of us. Statistics provided say otherwise. Evidently, foreign tourists contribute up to 4 times more than the domestic tourists to Goa’s economy. Even though they’re barely 11% of the total tourist arrivals in Goa.
So, you be the judge!
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