Now time is in the favor of all those tourism servicemen who have suffered a heavy loss due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the North Goa government has declared to decrease the license fees for shacks by 50 percent.
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Menino D’Souza, tourism director has recently declared that they are going to deliminate the beach shacks of the North Goa region and the whole process is expected to be completed before coming Diwali. He even said that Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to be followed while licenses are being renewed.
The Goa tourism department has already started to deliminate Goa’s North coastal belt, which includes Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach, and Anjuna Beach. Because of the pandemic, the sector which has suffered a maximum is the tourism sector.
They have started taking up COVID-19 related duties which are going to take some time. Few shack operators depend on charter arrival but this time, the charter will not be allowed in Goa.
North region of Goa and beach shacks are the ones that attract the maximum number of tourists contributing to the revenue of 7.8 million.
The process of delimination was expected to start in October but got delayed due to some specific reasons like lack of manpower. But now the work has been resumed and it is the greatest relief to business owners.
Now, Shack owners are finding opportunities in upcoming festive seasons and they expect that it will give an upswing in their sales and the business will most probably start from November.
As per government protocols, Goa laid the rules for tourists to bring a COVID-19 negative certificate of 48 days prior. The people have to follow norms like maintaining social distance, using sanitizers, and wearing masks.