THE HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
Tourism and hospitality associations appeal govt to allow graded opening
Hotels and other hospitality services continue to remain prohibited in phase four as per the MHA order except those meant for housing police and government officials, healthcare workers and stranded persons including tourists and those offering quarantine facilities.
IHCL believes India's hotel industry will recover soon
Will open significant hotels over next 3 months. Dominance in key metros will help mai...
Currently operating 41 hotels out of 83 in India: Sarovar Hotels
Hospitality firm Sarovar Hotels and Resorts on Sunday said it is currently o...
India's COVID-19 fight people-driven: PM Modi
In an address during the virtual meeting of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Saturday, Modi said COVID-19 had been used as an opportunity to work towards making the country self-reliant.
Covid-19 mischief: Hoteliers move police
A delegation of hoteliers led by Association president PC Rao met police commissioner Bhaskar Rao and said some mischief-mongers were spreading fake news that employees of some prominent hotels and bakeries had been tested covid-19 positive.
India's first Covid associated ADEM case cured in Gurgaon hospital
A 36-year-old labourer from Bihar was cured of ADEM at Medeor Hospital in Manesar, a dedicated Covid-19 healthcare facility. The worker, who lived away from his family, had been referred to Medeor Hospital from another healthcare facility and was in a coma.
Operating procedures a plateful, small hotels may keep the doors shut
While issuing the SOPs, the ministry of health and family welfare had said states and union territories may implement their own set of protocols.
Maharashtra, Sikkim prohibit hotels and restaurants from opening through new orders
The Maharashtra government's order on easing of restrictions and phase wise opening of lockdown comes into effect from June 1 and shall remain effective till June 30. The Sikkim government has prohibited hotels and restaurants from reopening from June 1 till further instructions.
Hotels get draft guidelines on post Covid-19 protocols
A tourism ministry official familiar with the matter said the ministry has created these draft guidelines based on inputs from the health ministry and other agencies and it will release the final protocols very soon after consultations with the industry.
Need uniform approach for reopening stores across India: Retailers Association of India
"Furthermore, states like Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have prohibited stores from operating air-conditioners inside stores," it added.
Maharashtra allows hotels, restaurants to sell alcohol for off-premises consumption
The exemption, however, does not apply to state capital Mumbai, where BMC has prohibited the sale of alcohol, and in other areas of the state where local authorities have restricted liquor sales.
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.
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.
Govt will do something for the hospitality sector, hopes IHCL MD
Although there was nothing for the tourism and hospitality segment in the govt's Rs 20 lakh cr package to tackle the crisis caused by the COVID, Puneet Chhatwal, MD of the Tata Group’s Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) is optimistic that some relief is in store for the sector that’s considered an important pillar of growth.
Hotels should be given the opportunity to open: Vikram Oberoi, MD, Oberoi Group
Vikram Oberoi said he’s disappointed at the lack of government support for the sector.
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