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Food aggregators aren’t restaurants’ enemies: Merrill Pereyra, MD Pizza Hut India
Merrill Pereyra, who has come from global franchise chain QSR Brands in Malaysia, is the first outsider head of Pizza Hut India. All his predecessors have been elevations from within Yum! Brands that operates Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell restaurant chains in the country.
Filing ITR1 for FY2019-20? Check latest eligibility norms set by CBDT
After notifying the income tax return forms for FY 2019-20, which reduc...
How the collapse of Thomas Cook UK and Cox & Kings helped India's travel businesses
Plenty of new entrants — some of them like FCM or TUI are...
Reliance Industries sets up Jiomart to sell grocery online soon
Reliance Industries will enter into online food and grocery shopping by early next year through Jiomart.
Eco-travel, solo trips, bleisure are some travel trends that will rule 2020
Interesting concepts amongst the global travellers make 2020 a very exciting year for travel.
EaseMyTrip files papers for Rs 510 crore IPO
EaseMyTrip.com is operated by Easy Trip Planners Private Ltd. The city-based company said the object of the public issue is to achieve the benefits of listing the equity shares on stock exchanges.
Quicko gets Rainmatter’s Rs 2 crore as seed funding
The startup will utilise the capital to build out its income tax return filing service for the online trading community, with an integration that allows Zerodha customers to upload their P&L data and file their income tax returns.
Travellers show little interest in Kashmir
Business to Kashmir is very slow, both for Indian and foreign travellers. Comparing it to last year's records which was not good either, this season witnessed a dip of 50%. Although hotels are operational, there have been hardly any bookings. Internet blockade continues to be a huge detterent, putting off the visitors.
For the love of travelling, reading & writing: Ed Sheeran announces break from music, social media
Sheeran registered his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this year.
Evolving food habits make India complex to operate in: Sodexo
The $24.2 billion French company, with presence in over 80 countries, operates through two business models in India—on-site services or facility management and the consumer-facing coupons business. India contributes about 7-8% to Sodexo's global revenue.
Wanderlust 2019: Kashmir, Goa top places in India; Australia favourite destination abroad; solo trips continue to dominate travel
This year was primarily about solo travels.
OYO Hotels & Homes to expand operations across West Bengal
The startup began Kolkata operations in 2015 and has since then expanded its footprint to over 400 plus hotels and 7,000 rooms.
US, UK, other countries warn citizens against travelling NE India
The new amended citizenship law, which provides for granting citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has put the Northeast on the boil, where people fear that it may exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.
OYO announces launch of an online travel portal for travel agents
Over the course of last four years, Oyo has partnered with close to 12000 travel agents across India and the new portal will simplify the booking experience for travel agents and will help them engage better with consumers.
FHRAI, LocalCircles seek inclusion of online travel, accommodation portals in ecommerce
Gurbaxish Singh Kohli, Vice-President of FHRAI, told ET that the association had written to the commerce ministry in this regard last month, and that it has been asked to prepare documents on the matter.
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