Goa Tourism

Aguada Jail will be transformed into a Museum with Cafeteria, Sound and Light Show

Ports minister and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo informed that the Central government has sanctioned Rs 25 crore for the restoration of Aguada Jail.  He announced this during an inspection of the ongoing restoration work, which is currently underway in full swing. PWD Engineer Alan Pereira, Sarpanch Blaise Fernandes, Francisco Rodriguez […]

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Hotel industry is bleeding in coastal area as they are running on generator for six- seven hours

Raising concern over the power supply issue, the Minister for Waste Management and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said that “improvement of electricity supply in coastal areas is not happening. Every government gives assurance and nobody is fulfilling it. They have failed to provide to a solution.” He was interacting with […]

Circle of Dreams


Tourism Industry in the State has been on the Decline

Port Minister Michael Lobo said that the tourism industry in the state has been on the decline as there have been no corrective steps from the government. Speaking to media persons, he said that he will soon write to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar on the […]

Imported lifeguards are not familiar with the Goan beaches; We need Goans

Asserting that drowning of foreigners on Goa’s famed beaches affects its image globally, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said most of the recent drowning deaths were due to the imported lifeguards who are not familiar with the Goan beaches. He said as many as 14 drowning deaths have been reported […]

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Lifeguards should be recruited by Goa Govt on contract basis

Espousing a direct relation between government and lifeguards, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said lifeguards should be recruited on contract and government should pay their salaries instead of paying it to the “middleman”. “The government can take all the lifeguards under the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) and GTDC should […]

Goa bags Rs 200 crores under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Union Minister of State for Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated tourism infrastructure projects funded by the Centre under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. He also laid the foundation stones for 2 new projects and launched Goa Tourism’s mobile application that would provide necessary information about travel and tourism services, festivals, tourist […]

Swadesh Darshan Projects Inaugurated

Michael Lobo on plastic ban

#GoaGarbageGone is my mission

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has been entrusted the task of cleaning up Goa. As he took charge of the newly created waste management ministry, Lobo lists his plans for a garbage-free Goa to Murari Shetye

Private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system

Stating that there is a need for an amicable solution to the ongoing conflict between private taxi operators and GoaMiles drivers, the Deputy Speaker of State Assembly and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said that the private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system,  if it is owned […]

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App-based taxi is a must; GoaMiles and Local Taxi owners have to find a solution

Batting for app-based taxi service in Goa, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Friday said the chief minister should take all coastal MLAs into confidence to and a lasting solution to the GoaMiles controversy in the State. “App-based taxi is a must. The leaders of the both the groups – GoaMiles […]