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Goa Sees Domestic Tourism Rise: As Tourists Choose To Drive Down, Hotels Witness Last Minute Bookings

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Hotels, may not have seen advance bookings for the Christmas week this year, but there is a silver lining. They are getting last-minute guests with many choosing to drive down in COVID-19 times. This is the new trend as against the previous when guests would fly down and make all bookings, flight & accommodation in advance. In the last two days Goa has witnessed a significant rise in domestic arrivals and occupancy at most hotels has gone up to 80 per cent. Bookings have picked up, but since there are so many hotels available, tariff is still low despite high occupancy. President of the Travel and Tourism Association Goa (TTAG), Nilesh Shah Told The Time Of India that with about 28,000 rooms available, occupancy at most starred hotels is about 85 per cent and about 75 per cent at smaller hotels. Watch the video to know more.

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