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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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    Twitter puts manipulated media label on Amit Malviya's tweetITC Hotels introduces ‘100% Back’ offer, allowing guests to receive fully booked amount as hotel creditsMakeMyTrip launches Special Bubble Holidays to give a 'safe and all-inclusive' option to travelersCompany continued to hold on to close to $ 1 bn cash, tracked to runway very closely: Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal to employees
    IHCL announces new management contracts with Ambuja Neotia group for hotels in East IndiaNo vaccine yet for fake news epidemicByteDance-backed music streaming app Resso escapes Chinese app banAccor launches Vivaah at Novotel
    Accor launches Vivaah at Novotel
    25 Nov 2020 08:55 PM IST
    Fresh COVID-19 wave, accompanying curbs could affect hospitality sector's recovery86% Indian travellers to take more health and safety-related precautions while travelling in future: Booking.comIATO requests government to announce dates for restoration of e-visas & tourist visasPercentage of students joining back hotel industry decreasing over the years: HVS Anarock Internship Study
    Facebook includes prevalence of hate speech in latest community standards enforcement reportCancellation, refund requests come in for hotels in Delhi as wedding attendees capped at 50Hopeful of getting relief package for the hospitality sector in India: Puneet Dhawan, senior VP, AccorGovt should immediately open online applications for hotels to claim benefits under SEIS for FY 2019-20: HAI
    Soon, Twitter may unveil new features like private feedback, apologies & live audio spacesIn Covid times, top hotels booked for big fat Indian weddingInside the global expansion plans of India's homegrown short video appsTikTok leadership believes in long term potential of India market: Nikhil Gandhi
    Hospitality and tourism sector not pleased with Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0Hospitality and tourism industry bodies disappointed with Atmanirbhar 3.0 measuresIndia’s hospitality industry witnessed decline of 52.8% in RevPAR during the first three quarters of 2020: JLLHow long are we supposed to wait, ask Indian travellers, itching to get around the world
    Chalet Hotels Q2 results: Revenue from operations at Rs 59 crore, loss at Rs 43 croreByteDance owned TikTok working on a comeback strategy for IndiaInstagram launches new AR effect, IGTV shows for DiwaliIHCL announces the opening of The Connaught, New Delhi
    WhatsApp rolls out new shopping buttonOutlook for hotels and restaurants appear grim for at least a year: FHRAIOver 1,100 creators have signed up on Bolo Meets: Bolo IndyaOravel Stays infuses Rs 634.5 crore into India operations of Oyo through allotment of new shares
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is 'excited' that WhatsApp has received nod for India launchWhatsApp launches 'Disappearing Messages' feature for users across marketsCovid changes travel trends, holiday goers plan a festive vacation with necessary precautionsIHCL Q2 Results: Chain posts revenue from operations of Rs 257 crore; loss at Rs 252 crore
    Facebook launches SMB guide, resources for small and medium businessesCard parties, Diwali bashes, catering, banquets see big slump in business this festive seasonDelhi government looks at ways of boosting excise revenues, seeks suggestionsWhatsApp redesigns storage management tool
    Hospitality industry pleads for soft loan from government: FHRAITwitter launches ArtHouse in India to help brands create better contentSeveral standalone hotels in India yet to reopen, others shutting down again after a brief reopeningIndia's hospitality industry to reach 2019 levels by end of Q4 of 2021 fiscal, says report
    Atmanirbhar apps: Indian short-video app Mitron TV launches new discovery platformOctober seeing a notable uptick in food and beverage revenues174 million travel and tourism jobs could be lost in 2020 due to Covid-19 and travel restrictions: WTTCMahindra Holidays & Resorts Q2 results: Total income at Rs 212 crore, PAT at Rs 34 crore
    Twitter rolls out Topics in India that will help users discuss their interestsFacebook looking for WhatsApp payments head, professionals to fill other leadership rolesMakeMyTrip Q2 results: Revenue drops 82% to $21 million; losses from operating activities at $26 millionTreebo raises Rs 10 crore from angel investors
    Treebo raises Rs 10 cr from angel investors Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Jaydeep Barman, Deepak ParayankenShort-format video app Mitron TV debuts on iOSTour Operators association writes to PM Narendra Modi to release service exports scheme benefits for 2019-20Bolo Indya launches P2P commerce service Bolo Meets
    Social media platforms introduce new incentives for usersStaycations, nearby stays continue to define travel trends for 2021: AirbnbFacebook's Oversight Board begins accepting appealsFHRAI seeks complete review of Kamath Committee recommendations for hospitality sector on priority basis
    Checking In: Taj on the prowl, sets sight on Mubadala’s Viceroy HotelsSAMHI in talks with Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC for 'significant' equity43 million existing users upgraded to HiPi: ZEE5Hospitals are checking into under-construction properties as hotel chains check out
    India very critical market for Instagram: Facebook India MD Ajit MohanFrom holiday packages to discounts, hotels are doing everything they can to make the last quarter countDigital ad spends likely to get a big boost this festive seasonFake profiles of IPS officials on Facebook on the rise
    To recover from Covid damage, top hotel chains go on safety & hygiene overdriveTailored tourism: With COVID-19 changing the landscape, travellers keep trips short and safePremium wellness gives itself a rejuvenating treatment: Open-air therapies, home workouts likely to be the next normalTreebo raises $6 million from existing investors; to strengthen defences against pandemic
    Instagram launches campaign to highlight business impact of influencer marketingJio Platforms, WhatsApp won't share user dataInstagram turns 10, launches Stories map and new well-being featuresLinkedIn launches stories in India, undertakes other product upgrades
    30% restaurants likely to open in Maharashtra from October 5As India gradually opens up, travellers begin to check in for leisure travelTelegram launches bundled new featuresMandarin Oriental Hotel Group and The Oberoi Group announce strategic alliance
    US elections 2020: Facebook India fact checker NewsMobile and UC Berkeley startup FakeNetAI to detect deep fakes on social mediaRestaurants given 'in principle' approval to reopen from first week of October in MaharashtraAmid concerns of WhatsApp leaks, users jump ship, move to Telegram; app sees 1.8 million installsMinistry of Tourism launches SAATHI app for hospitality industry on World Tourism Day
    Despite app ban, ByteDance doles out cash bonuses to employees in India‘Live Anywhere’ is the latest trend in travel: Airbnb report for World Tourism DayOyo India staff seek adequate compensation, may move courtBrands across key categories tap nano influencers for wider reach
    Marriott Bonvoy and Mumbai Indians announce sponsorship agreement for three yearsSnack 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 FIR
    WhatsApp partners with Common Services Centers for a digital literacy service chatbotDigital 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 reportMaharashtra govt should act on reopening of restaurants on which 60 lakh families are dependent: AHAR
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