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| 04 August, 2020, 07:44 AM IST | E-Paper

    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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    Fine-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 CEOHotels are struggling in Maharashtra, extended lockdown adds more salt to the wound
    Welcome 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 slumpIndian hotel industry will collapse if not supported by the govt and RBI: HAI
    Yatra 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 croreFHRAI, Eureka Forbes join hands to offer temporary jobs to hospitality professionals
    Nearly 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 cutsOyo partners with Unilever for sanitised stays
    Facebook 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.2Vande Bharat Mission remains key demand generator for hotels in June and July
    Indian 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 assistanceGroups and communities being leveraged on FB, Twitter, WhatsApp for help in Covid times
    Radisson Hotel Group partners with EazyDiner for table booking & home delivery launches new tools to navigate pandemic measures, search experience updatesHotels bet on home deliveries of food, add more properties for deliveries across major citiesZurich based F&B veteran launches  support fund for Indian hospitality employees
    Twitter launches a dedicated search prompt in India to help people about disaster relief effortsZostel unveils new staycation and workcation packagesAfter sealing a deal with Swiggy, ITC Hotels announces food partnership with ZomatoOyo witnessing green shoots in India: Ritesh Agarwal, founder, Oyo Hotels & Homes
    Covid presents opportunity to acquire new talent: Anuraag Bhatnagar, COO, Leela Palaces Hotels & ResortsOyo gets two weeks to disclose debt-free assetsMaharashtra allows some hotels to take new liquor stockMaharashtra allows hotels to take in and sell new liquor stock
    Delhi High Court directs Oyo to file affidavit of unencumbered assets in matter filed by Anam DatsecGetting more than 15 million business users in India each month: WhatsAppHRAWI expects 25-40% hotels to open in the first week in MaharashtraInstagram introduces TikTok-like short videos feature 'Reels' in India
    Wyndham Hotels & Resorts unveils Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham brand in IndiaDelhi government withdraws order delinking hotels from Covid hospitalsMaharashtra allows hotels to resume operations at 33% capacity from July 8, smaller hotels likely to stay shutDelhi delinks 3 hotels from Covid hospitals
    WhatsApp rolls out 'It's Between You' campaign, narrates stories about how Indians communicate dailyReliance Brands to step up online focus, rightsize manpowerOyo sends letter to staff stating it's making all employees shareholdersWe are a Singapore company & our DNA will always be Singaporean: Mike Ong, VP, BIGO Technology
    TikTok stars get lakhs of new followers on InstagramTikTok not going to legally challenge the ban orderFacebook hires three new directors for IndiaMajority of hotel operators expect up to two-year revenue recovery period: JLL
    Homegrown TikTok rival Chingari on fireTikTok ban will force advertisers to re-allocate funds to platforms like Instagram, YouTubeAccor appoints Puneet Dhawan as senior VP, operations for India and South Asia, Jean-Michel Cassé retiresBomb threat calls to Taj Hotels in Mumbai
    Facebook launches Avatars in India, will let users share digital personas on WhatsApp tooIndia Inc ropes in sleuths to plug data leaks by disgruntled ex-staffResurgence in cases likely to keep most hotel rooms lockedDespite curbs being eased, recovery for India's hospitality sector looks dismal and bleak
    Lite Bite Foods forays into cloud kitchensIHCL forays into online gourmet food delivery with QminDigital influence in urban consumers rises significantly, up to 70%: Facebook India-Boston Consulting Group ReportHotels launch special packages, tailored amenities for working professionals
    Goibibo launches inter-city cab e-pass assistance serviceTravel service providers lay off more people as industry sees no signs of immediate recoveryWelcomHotel Amritsar is Punjab's first LEED Platinum certified hotel: ITC HotelsMarketers sidestep China companies following anti-China sentiment on social media
    Restaurateurs and chains scoff at minister Ramdas Athawale's comments on banning eateries serving Chinese foodCleartrip introduces TravelSafe across markets in Middle East, IndiaMinister's call to ban Chinese food 'bizarre', say Indian restaurantsBook now, pay later: Hotel chains launch offers, discounts packages to woo customers
    Hotel Taj Mansingh to be converted into Covid treatment facilityHoteliers, industry bodies express concerns about more hotels being requisitioned by Delhi governmentHotels are not designed to be hospitals: Jean-Michel Cassé, COO, AccorMaharashtra SBTC to use Facebook feature to encourage voluntary blood donation
    Delhi government passes new orders requisitioning four more city hotels to convert them into introduces ‘Clean Pass’ for travel servicesMarriott partners with Zomato for home delivery serviceDomestic travel rebounding strongly: Nathan Blecharczyk, co-founder, Airbnb
    Many hotels may soon find other uses for propertiesIHCL Q4 results: Reports revenue from operations of Rs 1,062 croreTwitter puts Fleets to test in India
    Twitter puts Fleets to test in India
    09 Jun 2020 08:16 PM IST
    Operating procedures a plateful, small hotels may keep the doors shut
    Hotels left high and dry after Delhi government diktat to stay closedLeela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts launches new safety protocols in partnership with Bureau Veritas IndiaSalons go for makeover before throwing doors openITC Hotels launches laundry services for customers in metros across India
    Hospitality sector alarmed by orders from state authorities, not getting paid for services renderedMinistry of health and family welfare releases SOPs for hotels and restaurantsIndependent brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance rates Taj as India's strongest brandOccupancy fall among steepest for Indian hotels
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