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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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    Brands 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 chatbotDigital ad spends on IPL to go up by atleast 20 percent this year: Advertisers
    Facebook announces launch of small business grant for IndiaITDC to continue running Samrat hotel in Delhi: Kamala Vardhana Rao, CMD, ITDCRewind 2019: Before Covid, Indians were joyful about pets, food, humour on TwitterDelhi Assembly panel to issue 'final notice' to FB after representative skips proceedings
    HLV Q1 results: Luxury hotel chain reports net loss of Rs 11 croreIndependent hotel owners look at partnering with established chainsRecovery 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 bias
    Bars 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 banksEasy access no more? App developers moving away from Facebook login citing privacy concernsTriller’s TikTok bid will exclude India unit
    Govt 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, educatorsSenior 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 future
    Delhi 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 concernsTwo days after 'Mission Begin' order, Maha govt clarifies restaurants aren't allowed to openCongress reacts to Ravi Shankar Prasad's letter to Mark Zuckerberg
    Jaipur 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 pandemicMaharashtra 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 report
    Hotel 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 IndiaHospitality  industry associations send recommendations for Unlock 4.0Post hate speech controversy, Facebook conducts townhall with Indian employees
    Hotelogix, AxisRooms and RepUp announce merger to offer 'full-stack' solutions for hotelsDelhi hotels dish up heavy discounts, offers on platter to stoke customers' appetiteFacebook says it is considering India for launching new product, Facebook NewsRTI activist Saket Gokhale plans to file injunction petition in Bombay HC against Facebook
    Advertisers 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 revisedThai hotelier Dusit returns to India in 2021Facebook’s India employees sit tight till an update from its leadership team
    Delhi HC directs Oyo to furnish affidavit of unencumbered assets for Anam DatsecThailand-based hospitality chain Dusit International returns to IndiaDespite 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 permissions
    India fifth largest requestor for removal of content: TwitterHotel chains get a divine opportunity in AyodhyaHate speech row: Facebook oversight board will investigate political ‘bias’ casesDelhi government allows hotels to reopen after five months partners with Amazon Business to cater to Hospitality PartnersCII National Committee writes to tourism minister seeking opening of hotels across states, tax roll backVaccine key to recovery of travel business: Glenn FogelTriller registers around 40 million downloads in India
    Growth 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 restaurantsMcDonald's India (North & East) launches contactless ordering in partnership with DotPeRestaurants, hotels, clubs seek waivers, refunds on excise fees as alcohol prohibitions continue
    Airbnb contributed $320 million to the Indian economy in 2019: Oxford EconomicsContempt of court petition filed in Delhi High Court against Oyo, founder Ritesh AgarwalZostel 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 arrangements
    Weddings come as rescue package for hotels hit by coronavirus lockdownsIndia's move to protect citizens' data is resonating globally, says Ravi Shankar PrasadIndian Hotels Q1 results: Posts loss of Rs 313 crore; revenue drops 86% YoYFICCI and Oyo launch online certification course for hospitality industry
    Future still uncertain, old TikTok videos flood other social media platformsState Bank of India taps Facebook Messenger for ongoing #GharSeBanking campaign80% work completed on Development of​ Ayodhya project: Ministry of TourismHotel retailers struggle to stay afloat amid rising COVID-19 cases
    CII 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: JLLSoftbank 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 Hotels
    IHCL introduces I-Zest, its suite of digital solutions for guests and employeesFine-dine chains report sales trickling in, but say alcohol ban undoing gainsIndia needs to make working credit available for tourism industry: UNWTO DirectorTajSATS Air Catering Limited appoints Manish Gupta as CEO
    Hotels 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 govtKejriwal 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 slump
    Indian hotel industry will collapse if not supported by the govt and RBI: HAIYatra launches non-travel B2B offerings for clientsReliance Brands buys out Screwvala in ZivameFAITH revises upwards loss guidance for Indian tourism industry to Rs 15 lakh crore
    FHRAI, 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 2020IHCL launches Qmin mobile app; users can personalise orders, curate menus & track deliveriesMakeMyTrip begins restoring salaries of employees three months after pay cuts
    Oyo partners with Unilever for sanitised staysFacebook Messenger introduces app lock and new privacy settingsAirbnb launches enhanced cleaning protocol in IndiaDeep discounts, drive-throughs cause footfall at malls to double in a fortnight after Unlock.2
    Vande Bharat Mission remains key demand generator for hotels in June and JulyIndian Hotels Company announces 100% acquisition of Sea Rock hotel siteRoyal Orchid Hotels considering sale of Jaipur hotel, land parcels in Mumbai, TanzaniaIn times of social distancing, people turning to FB, WhatsApp & Twitter communities for assistance
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