Wednesday , 21 November 2018

B & C

Commercial floriculture turns fragrant in Goa

Goan cultivators have good scope in floriculture. But the business is capital intensive and requires hard work, patience, discovers Bhiva P Parab The beautiful colour, freshness and fragrance of flowers are captivating and they are a symbol of expression and sight. For nearly everyone flowers give a feeling of happiness and joy. Goa which is famous for its natural beauty ... Read More »

‘It’s good to open a hotel in my home state’

Le Méridien a brand of the Marriott Hotels was launched in Calangute on Saturday. Here Neeraj Govil, area vice president, south Asia, Marriott International, talks on the hotel prospects in Goa’s tourism industry. In an interview with Ramnath N Pai Raiker, he speaks on range of issues Q: To begin with, what is the concept behind opening a resort in ... Read More »

Some corrections in online filing of returns

Last time I had said “try it online” to make life easy. But even before I posted the article to the newspaper I found a mail from a reader that said, “now since GST is implemented I want to register myself for GST registration. The online procedure is little cumbersome and difficult to understand. Is there a procedure offline, say ... Read More »

Mum is the word for this restaurant

Team B&C/NT Goan cuisine restaurant Mum’s Kitchen, Campal, is celebrating ‘World Breastfeeding Week,’ August 1-7, with enthusiasm. Taking the initiative to spread awareness the restaurant organised fun activities together with knowledge talks on the importance of breast feeding. Mum’s Kitchen is an ISO certified restaurant and is affiliated with WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action). Speaking on the significance of ... Read More »

Expo for foodies and food specialists

Team B&C/ NT The 14th edition of Trinity World Biz, India Hospitality and F & B Pro International Expo, had a successful run from August 3 – 5 at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium, Bambolim. Over 400 brands related to food and hospitality participated with the expo drawing over 5000 business visitors. The who’s who of the food ... Read More »

Speeding towards the winning post

‘It is not a great feat to take up horses and train them to race. But what is great is taking in donkeys to race against horses and winning the race too.’ The above homily perfectly fits Mandar Kelkar, proprietor of Mandar Auto, a Bajaj Auto sales and services showroom at Valpoi for who life was never a smooth ride ... Read More »

Honda Motorcycles commissions new assembly line in Karnataka

India is now the biggest production base of Honda two-Wheelers worldwide post commissioning of the latest production capacity in Narsapura, reports Team B&C Recently Honda Motorcycles India inaugurated a new assembly line at its Narsapura plant, near Bengaluru, Karnataka. With the latest expansion of 0.6 million units the combined annual production capacity from all four plants of Honda in India ... Read More »

Monsoon profitable spin on tourism

Efforts to leverage Goa’s scenic charms during the rains are paying off. Monsoon tourism is finally here to stay, discovers Shoma Patnaik While rains in Goa have turned unpredictable its impact on Goa’s tourism and hospitality industry is on the whole productive. Monsoons are traditionally slack season for hotels and restaurants. But ground level check reveals that for most stakeholders ... Read More »

Used mobile market catches up

Demand for used mobiles in Goa is growing steadily with residents ready to go in for old phones if they cannot afford a new handset, finds out Bhiva P Parab A mobile phone has become a necessity in today’s times and flaunting a snazzy mobile phone has become a fashion statement especially among the youngsters. There are several types of ... Read More »