Tourists, visitors are disappointed and keep coming back.North and South operators come together to chart the course of the future
In a rare match show by a Cavelossim-based watersports operator, all watersports activity in the village shrieked to a halt on Saturday, the operator being Goa Electronics Ltd (Ger).
Tourists and visitors to Cavelossim Beach had to leave in disappointment when no water sports boats operated on the beach on Saturday.
On Saturday, water sports supporters working out of Cavelossim were seen boycotting the GEL kiosks in protest of the tourism board’s decision to demolish the system, but sources now say the statewide of water sports operators united to oppose the decision. Work with queuing systems in GEL.
Watersports operators from both North and South Goa will meet soon to discuss their future course of action, according to sources, as the Tourism Board plans to bring GEL into watersports activities across the state’s beach belt. likely to decide.
On Saturday, the water sports operator operating at Cavelossim beach boycotted the GEL kiosks, preferring to moor the boats on the beach.
If on Friday we saw tourism boards forcibly implement a queuing system through the GEL with strong police protection, on Saturday water sports operators would boycott the GEL kiosks in a rare match. showed. After installing the kiosks on Friday, GEL recorded two trips by jet skis and a third trip by water sports boats. This is because the majority of water sports operators moored their boats in protest of GEL’s implementation of a queue system.
Watersports operator Roy Barrett said all watersports operating out of Cavelossim have moored their boats in protest against a system enforced by the tourism board through the GEL. “I have never said no to queuing systems. But the government is looking to bring in GEL to implement queuing systems for water sports operators for reasons best known to the authorities,” he said. said.
He added: We will continue our peaceful protest against this decision. You’re ready to implement a queuing system, but you don’t need to use GEL. A clear attempt to force Niz Goemkars out of the water sports business in the state. ”
All 50 water sports boats operating from the three boundaries were found anchored on the beach.
Tourism deputy director Rajesh Kale confirmed that water sports operators boycotted the GEL kiosks and suspended water sports operations on Saturday. “We have informed the Tourism Director, Nikhil Desai, about the new situation in Cavelossim.” He said.
Water sports operators have questioned the tourism board’s decision to implement a queuing system through the GEL, with the High Court demanding that the tourism board be roped in only at the GEL to manage the queuing system. I demanded to know if I instructed.