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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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    ByteDance-backed music streaming app Resso escapes Chinese app banAccor launches Vivaah at Novotel
    Accor launches Vivaah at Novotel
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    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:
    IATO 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 StudyFacebook includes prevalence of hate speech in latest community standards enforcement reportCancellation, refund requests come in for hotels in Delhi as wedding attendees capped at 50
    Hopeful 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: HAISoon, Twitter may unveil new features like private feedback, apologies & live audio spacesIn Covid times, top hotels booked for big fat Indian wedding
    Inside the global expansion plans of India's homegrown short video appsTikTok leadership believes in long term potential of India market: Nikhil GandhiHospitality and tourism sector not pleased with Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0Hospitality and tourism industry bodies disappointed with Atmanirbhar 3.0 measures
    India’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 worldChalet Hotels Q2 results: Revenue from operations at Rs 59 crore, loss at Rs 43 croreByteDance owned TikTok working on a comeback strategy for India
    Instagram launches new AR effect, IGTV shows for DiwaliIHCL announces the opening of The Connaught, New DelhiWhatsApp rolls out new shopping buttonOutlook for hotels and restaurants appear grim for at least a year: FHRAI
    Over 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 sharesFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is 'excited' that WhatsApp has received nod for India launchWhatsApp launches 'Disappearing Messages' feature for users across markets
    Covid 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 croreFacebook launches SMB guide, resources for small and medium businessesCard parties, Diwali bashes, catering, banquets see big slump in business this festive season
    Delhi government looks at ways of boosting excise revenues, seeks suggestionsWhatsApp redesigns storage management toolHospitality industry pleads for soft loan from government: FHRAITwitter launches ArtHouse in India to help brands create better content
    Several 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 reportAtmanirbhar apps: Indian short-video app Mitron TV launches new discovery platformOctober seeing a notable uptick in food and beverage revenues
    174 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 croreTwitter rolls out Topics in India that will help users discuss their interestsFacebook looking for WhatsApp payments head, professionals to fill other leadership roles
    MakeMyTrip Q2 results: Revenue drops 82% to $21 million; losses from operating activities at $26 millionTreebo raises Rs 10 crore from angel investorsTreebo raises Rs 10 cr from angel investors Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Jaydeep Barman, Deepak ParayankenShort-format video app Mitron TV debuts on iOS
    Tour Operators association writes to PM Narendra Modi to release service exports scheme benefits for 2019-20Bolo Indya launches P2P commerce service Bolo MeetsSocial media platforms introduce new incentives for usersStaycations, nearby stays continue to define travel trends for 2021: Airbnb
    Facebook's Oversight Board begins accepting appealsFHRAI seeks complete review of Kamath Committee recommendations for hospitality sector on priority basisChecking In: Taj on the prowl, sets sight on Mubadala’s Viceroy HotelsSAMHI in talks with Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC for 'significant' equity
    43 million existing users upgraded to HiPi: ZEE5Hospitals are checking into under-construction properties as hotel chains check outIndia 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 count
    Digital ad spends likely to get a big boost this festive seasonFake profiles of IPS officials on Facebook on the riseTo recover from Covid damage, top hotel chains go on safety & hygiene overdriveTailored tourism: With COVID-19 changing the landscape, travellers keep trips short and safe
    Premium 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 pandemicInstagram launches campaign to highlight business impact of influencer marketingJio Platforms, WhatsApp won't share user data
    Instagram turns 10, launches Stories map and new well-being featuresLinkedIn launches stories in India, undertakes other product upgrades30% restaurants likely to open in Maharashtra from October 5As India gradually opens up, travellers begin to check in for leisure travel
    Telegram launches bundled new featuresMandarin Oriental Hotel Group and The Oberoi Group announce strategic allianceUS 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 Maharashtra
    Amid 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 DayDespite app ban, ByteDance doles out cash bonuses to employees in India‘Live Anywhere’ is the latest trend in travel: Airbnb report for World Tourism Day
    Oyo India staff seek adequate compensation, may move courtBrands across key categories tap nano influencers for wider reachMarriott Bonvoy and Mumbai Indians announce sponsorship agreement for three yearsSnack Video: Another China-developed app taking TikTok’s place in India
    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
    India'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: AHARFacebook 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
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