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    Anumeha Chaturvedi

    Assistant Editor, ET

    I track the burgeoning social media space in India's digital landscape as well as sectors like tourism and hospitality for The Economic Times. You can reach me at or ...

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    Snack Video: Another China-developed app taking TikTok’s place in IndiaBrands hit Like button for social media ads this IPL as India's biggest sports event goes digitalFHRAI says close to 100 hoteliers encountered issues with Oyo post Covid-19, supports FIRWhatsApp partners with Common Services Centers for a digital literacy service chatbot
    Digital ad spends on IPL to go up by atleast 20 percent this year: AdvertisersIndia's hotels lost Rs 8,000 crore in revenues between March to June: STR Horwath HTL reportFacebook announces launch of small business grant for IndiaITDC to continue running Samrat hotel in Delhi: Kamala Vardhana Rao, CMD, ITDC
    Rewind 2019: Before Covid, Indians were joyful about pets, food, humour on TwitterDelhi Assembly panel to issue 'final notice' to FB after representative skips proceedingsHLV Q1 results: Luxury hotel chain reports net loss of Rs 11 croreIndependent hotel owners look at partnering with established chains
    Recovery for Indian hotels slow, occupancy rate at around 24% in first week of September40+ NGOs write open letter to Zuckerberg to take 'decisive action' on Facebook India's biasBars open in Delhi on a trial basis from Wednesday, industry hopes for a gradual uptick in businessHospitality industry hopes for 'genuine' implementation of RBI's resolution framework by banks
    Easy access no more? App developers moving away from Facebook login citing privacy concernsTriller’s TikTok bid will exclude India unitGovt taking all possible steps to mitigate damage to tourism and hospitality sector: Sanjeev Sanyal to FHRAIWhatsApp, CyberPeace Foundation jointly unveil online safety programme for children, educators
    Senior executives quit Oyo, company extends furloughs for some employeesInstagram launches a separate Reels tab for users in India, says it's planning to integrate tools in futureDelhi hotels, restaurants, clubs can serve liquor from September 9It's upto Facebook to respond on its fact checking programme, say FB fact-checkers after IT minister raises concerns
    Two days after 'Mission Begin' order, Maha govt clarifies restaurants aren't allowed to openCongress reacts to Ravi Shankar Prasad's letter to Mark ZuckerbergJaipur hotel owner files criminal defamation complaint against Royal Orchid Hotels chairman Chander K BaljeeAccount takeovers and password hackings: Facebook financial frauds rise in the midst of pandemic
    Maharashtra govt allows hotels to operate at 100% capacity from September 2, keeps bars shutCongress calls for a 'thorough enquiry' into Facebook after new Wall Street Journal reportHotel and restaurant bodies think new MHA guidelines will provide much needed fillipRevPAR in Delhi hotels declined 44.3 per cent YoY from January to July: JLL India
    Hospitality  industry associations send recommendations for Unlock 4.0Post hate speech controversy, Facebook conducts townhall with Indian employeesHotelogix, AxisRooms and RepUp announce merger to offer 'full-stack' solutions for hotelsDelhi hotels dish up heavy discounts, offers on platter to stoke customers' appetite
    Facebook says it is considering India for launching new product, Facebook NewsRTI activist Saket Gokhale plans to file injunction petition in Bombay HC against FacebookAdvertisers don't expect a dent in Facebook ad spends in India post hate speech controversyTourism & hospitality body FAITH wants negative American travel advisory to India revised
    Thai hotelier Dusit returns to India in 2021Facebook’s India employees sit tight till an update from its leadership teamDelhi HC directs Oyo to furnish affidavit of unencumbered assets for Anam DatsecThailand-based hospitality chain Dusit International returns to India
    Despite TikTok ban, India’s short-video consumption is rising in leaps and boundsDelhi government allows hotels, restaurants to serve liquor, directs excise dept to issue necessary permissionsIndia fifth largest requestor for removal of content: TwitterHotel chains get a divine opportunity in Ayodhya
    Hate speech row: Facebook oversight board will investigate political ‘bias’ casesDelhi government allows hotels to reopen after five partners with Amazon Business to cater to Hospitality PartnersCII National Committee writes to tourism minister seeking opening of hotels across states, tax roll back
    Vaccine key to recovery of travel business: Glenn FogelTriller registers around 40 million downloads in IndiaGrowth in India has been exponential: Triller executive chairman Bobby SarneveshtUnlock 3.0: Bars are shut, but liquor may still be served in hotel rooms and restaurants
    McDonald's India (North & East) launches contactless ordering in partnership with DotPeRestaurants, hotels, clubs seek waivers, refunds on excise fees as alcohol prohibitions continueAirbnb contributed $320 million to the Indian economy in 2019: Oxford EconomicsContempt of court petition filed in Delhi High Court against Oyo, founder Ritesh Agarwal
    Zostel bets big on domestic travel, set to open five hundred new properties in two yearsGinger Hotels in talks to sell four hotels in sale and lease back arrangementsWeddings come as rescue package for hotels hit by coronavirus lockdownsIndia's move to protect citizens' data is resonating globally, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
    Indian Hotels Q1 results: Posts loss of Rs 313 crore; revenue drops 86% YoYFICCI and Oyo launch online certification course for hospitality industryFuture still uncertain, old TikTok videos flood other social media platformsState Bank of India taps Facebook Messenger for ongoing #GharSeBanking campaign
    80% work completed on Development of​ Ayodhya project: Ministry of TourismHotel retailers struggle to stay afloat amid rising COVID-19 casesCII national committee on tourism and hospitality appeals to Delhi LG Anil Baijal to allow hotels to resume operationsIndia's hotel revenue per available room declined 43.5% in H1 2020: JLL
    Softbank backed Oyo Hotels & Homes begins restoring salaries of employeesHaven't received any queries from govt on association with Chinese co Jin Jiang: Radisson Hotel Group, Sarovar HotelsIHCL introduces I-Zest, its suite of digital solutions for guests and employeesFine-dine chains report sales trickling in, but say alcohol ban undoing gains
    India needs to make working credit available for tourism industry: UNWTO DirectorTajSATS Air Catering Limited appoints Manish Gupta as CEOHotels are struggling in Maharashtra, extended lockdown adds more salt to the woundWelcome move to delink hotels from hospitals, now allow us to resume business: Hoteliers to Delhi govt
    Kejriwal announces delinking of hotels from hospitals as Delhi's COVID-19 situation improvesDouble whammy: Hoax job offers going up in hospitality amid Covid-19 induced slumpIndian hotel industry will collapse if not supported by the govt and RBI: HAIYatra launches non-travel B2B offerings for clients
    Reliance Brands buys out Screwvala in ZivameFAITH revises upwards loss guidance for Indian tourism industry to Rs 15 lakh croreFHRAI, Eureka Forbes join hands to offer temporary jobs to hospitality professionalsNearly 32% of Indians willing to travel after 2020, 36% after 3 months: Zostel’s Travel Survey 2020
    IHCL launches Qmin mobile app; users can personalise orders, curate menus & track deliveriesMakeMyTrip begins restoring salaries of employees three months after pay cutsOyo partners with Unilever for sanitised staysFacebook Messenger introduces app lock and new privacy settings
    Airbnb launches enhanced cleaning protocol in IndiaDeep discounts, drive-throughs cause footfall at malls to double in a fortnight after Unlock.2Vande Bharat Mission remains key demand generator for hotels in June and JulyIndian Hotels Company announces 100% acquisition of Sea Rock hotel site
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