Residents of Goa, seasonal tourists of Goa, in fact, anyone who has ever been to this iconic club in Goa, we've got some bad news for you. Tito's, Goa's most celebrated club, has been sold.
The promoters of the club have stated that they've been 'harrassed' by government officials and local politicians into doing so. In fact, one of the promoters of the club, Ricardo D'Souza has posted on his Facebook account officially announcing its sale. He's gone ahead and mentioned how they've been pressured into closing down and the sadness in the whole situation as so many people will be left unemployed because of it. You can read his statement down below.
The Noth Goa club was established in 1971 by Henry De Souza, and has hosted thousands of parties ever since. No wonder so many people are heartbroken over this news. Also, details of who the club has been sold to are unknown yet. Take a look at how the internet has responded to the brand's transition.
Damn , Goa won’t be the same without TITOS .— Amitesh Gugnani (@amitesh2690) June 28, 2021
TITOS Goa is sold and closed (maybe permanently???)😔✌🏻 end of an era truly. 😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/RWkVawoeil— nina⁷ 🧈 (@winchesterxnina) June 28, 2021
END OF THE BRAND TITOS!— ahraz mulla (@AhrazMulla) June 28, 2021
The man who has helped a large number of employment in the tourism sector says a good bye, it is time the government introspects into the matter and give justice to the harassment faced by such businessman in Goa.
END OF AN ERA! pic.twitter.com/sAuVVDGEMn
#Titos no more!— Sneha Patil (@sneha2986) June 29, 2021
Goa lovers know how popular this place is/ was.
A big business like this shutting must have rendered hundreds of people unemployed. What about the small ones?@INCIndia has been time & again asking the govt to release package for MSMEs. All we get is jumlas. 💔 pic.twitter.com/Kmi6QB7Qcm
This is heartbreaking 💔 , TITOS Goa has been sold, one of the most happening plcaes in the most happening state in india. Really sad. Hope it's legacy is maintained. pic.twitter.com/mijT2nIZWb— A.J. (@beingabhi2712) June 29, 2021
The selling off of Tito’s, Goa’s iconic nightclub, makes me so sad.— Mawa_Jalebi 🦄 (@HighnPositive) June 29, 2021
My first even Club I ever visited in my entire life was "Titos Goa"
It had a terrific vibe 🎹🎹🎶😍
One of the most popular party destinations in India and an iconic hospitality brand of the state, #Titos in North Goa, comes to an end. Entire business unit has been sold.— Amandeep Singh ਅਮਨਦੀਪ ਮਿਂਘ (@singhaman1904) June 29, 2021
This is just Sad..!— PoojaS (@PoojaSolanki) June 28, 2021
The level of Babugiri that probably went on in the background.. it’s not even “read between the lines”
When will this country learn to be progressive enough to WANT to do things the right way? #Goa #Titos pic.twitter.com/6llvAhdN2V
Well, it's definitely saddening to hear this.