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.
Currently operating 41 hotels out of 83 in India: Sarovar Hotels
Hospitality firm Sarovar Hotels and Resorts on Sunday said it is currently o...
Maharashtra, Sikkim prohibit hotels and restaurants from opening through new orders
The Maharashtra government's order on easing of restricti...
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.
IHCL believes India's hotel industry will recover soon
Will open significant hotels over next 3 months. Dominance in key metros will help maintain micro-market leadership: Giridhar Sanjeevi, IHCL...
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.
WelcomHotel Amritsar is Punjab's first LEED Platinum certified hotel: ITC Hotels
ITC Hotels said Welcomhotel Amritsar received the rating for energy efficiency by using 33% less energy, reducing the water consumption by 46%, developing a rain water harvesting capacity of 30% of the peak rainfall, and reducing the cooling demand with over 75% of roof area covered with high solar reflective index tiles besides other sustainable initiatives.
Time to focus on domestic tourism as that is a low-hanging fruit: Puneet Chhatwal
It is very important to include tourism in the concurrent list of the constitution of India
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.
Restaurants, hotels ask state governments to allow them to sell liquor stock
The Supreme Court had on May 8 asked states to consider non-direct contact or online sales and home delivery of liquor during the lockdown period to prevent the spread of coronavirus on account of crowding at the shops.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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