NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
Coronavirus impact: Big restaurants may walk out of malls to high streets
Some marquee brands are looking at moving back to streets from malls because of Covid-19.
Restaurateurs and chains scoff at minister Ramdas Athawale's comments on banning eateries serving Chinese food
Rahul Khanna, co-founder of Az...
Cap on number of customers: Restaurateurs say government SOPs make business unviable
Indicating that dining out might still be some distance ...
Non-starters for restaurants: Bar on pubs, dine-in timing curbs
Restaurants and cafes say reopening will not be easy despite the home ministry’s revised guidelines.
Hospitality sector welcomes govt's decision to allow re-opening of hotels, restaurants
Apex industry body Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) said it is a welcome move, but more clarity on guidelines is required.
How coronavirus could affect restaurants and the culture of eating out in India
In India, deep-seated cultural prejudices about dining with “others” are likely to become exacerbated.
Hospitality industry hopes to get a nod to operate in a limited capacity soon
Hospitality services remain prohibited as per the guidelines to contain the coronavirus outbreak, except for hotels, homestays, lodges and motels that are accommodating tourists and other people already stranded due to the lockdown.
Allow us to sell liquor stock: Hotels, restaurants to govt
As per industry estimates, any standalone restaurant from an established chain could have alcohol inventory of ₹10-25 lakh lying with it. For five-star chains, the stocks are worth much more.
Restaurants to share ‘loyalty’ as they fight for survival
India’s largest restaurants have started a first-of-its-kind combined loyalty programme, bringing rivals together to offer advance discount coupons to customers in a bid to revive business stalled by the nationwide lockdown.
Zomato, Swiggy will have new competition. The restaurants
Terming aggregators as ‘virtual landlords’, Anurag Katriar, President, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) says there is an urge...
Contactless dining unsustainable, say top restaurants chains
Large restaurant chains said contactless dining plans announced by food services aggregators including Zomato may not be sustainable and that it was too soon to take a call on the matter, after Zomato called on its restaurant partners to support such a practice after lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Food and retail outlets in Delhi metro may get rental waiver
Most of the 400 outlets that include small kiosks, fine dining restaurants, fast food joints and retail stores, operate inside the metro stations depending solely on the 30 lakh passengers riding the metro daily. Delhi Metro has now been shut for three months and the outlets are running losses.
Despite curbs being eased, recovery for India's hospitality sector looks dismal and bleak
As per HVS, demand has not yet revived because corporate travel is on a standstill. Leisure travel has also not seen any uptick in states which have eased restrictions because of increasing COVID cases in the country. Occupancy rates in May 2020 were in the range of 13-15% compared to 60-62% in May 2019.
Digital ordering, live feed from the kitchen, minimising human contact: How restaurants are preparing for 'contactless dining'
The futuristic tomorrow, perhaps envisaged only in books, is here.
Restaurants ready to take back control, go digital to serve customers directly
The industry is identifying alternative digital platforms that will level the playing field between restaurants and delivery platforms.
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