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Hotels are struggling in Maharashtra, extended lockdown adds more salt to the wound

Hotels are struggling in Maharashtra, extended lockdown adds more salt to the wound
Hotels are struggling in Maharashtra, extended lockdown adds more salt to the wound
The Maharashtra government has allowed hotels and other accommodation providers to resume operations with restricted entry and at 33% capacity outside containment zones from June 8.

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Hotel chains and industry associations said varied norms in key cities across the state, curbs on inter state travel and other restrictions are not helping occupancies. They also want the 33% capacity limit to be increased to 50%. With the state government extending the lockdown till August 31, hotels are expecting a further hit in business

NEW DELHI: Close to a month after they were allowed to operate, hotels are struggling with occupancies in Maharashtra. Hotel chains and industry associations said varied norms in key cities across the state, curbs on inter state travel and other restrictions are not helping occupancy rates and business. They also want the 33% capacity limit for hotels to be increased to 50%. With the state government extending the lockdown till August 31, hotels
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