J.K Mohanty, CMD, Swosti Group, has said that they have been in touch with the government at all levels to represent the plight of the hospitality sector. “On behalf of hotel industry and tourism sector, we are continuously interacting/following-up with both Central as well as state governments, highlighting various issues that are being faced by the hotel industry during this COVID pandemic. Although both the governments are extending some relaxations in terms of EMI payments to the banks, bar license fees, etc., we are hopeful that the government would declare a good relief package for the hotel industry for its survival,” he informs.
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Technology vital post COVID
The recent DDP Digital Conclave titled ‘The Post Pandemic Reset’ focused on hospitality and how technology would play a major role in a reset for the post-COVID world.
There will be more challenges along the way. However, COVID-19 has shaped the industry for a better, sustainable and enriching future, says Patrick Taffin, Assistant Dean, SHMS Leysin.
IHE GOES PHYSICAL
India’s one of the largest B2B hospitality expos, the four-day IHE 2021, opens on September 24 at IEML, Greater Noida and will be a 100 per cent ‘physical show’.
FHRAI-IHM GETS NCHMCT AFFILIATION
NCHMCT affiliation FHRAI-IHM has become the first private institute managed by FHRAI to be affiliated with the National Council of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT), Noida.
On the road to recovery
The food delivery market is dominated by Swiggy and Zomato, sharing 85 percent of the total market between them, says the India Food Service Delivery Report 2021.
Focus on feedback
Domestic tourism has emerged as a sustainable segment to watch out for especially in post-pandemic business recovery scenarios, says Pankaj Gupta, General Manager, Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre.
HOMESTAY IN THE HIMALAYAS
Invoking the grandeur and nobility of the Raj era, Jungle House – a boutique homestay in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – opens its doors for guests.
Pinning Raffles Udaipur on Accor’s global map, Kerrie Hannaford, VP – Commercial, Accor India & South Asia talks about raising the bar with immersive hospitality and emotional luxury.
Click Hotels by Suba has acquired 35 hotels across 22 new destinations in India. By 2023, the hospitality conglomerate targets to cross 3,000+ rooms.
A complete solution
Built on the airspace of a conventional railway station, The Leela Gandhinagar reflects the vision of modern India, says Jaideep Anand, Vice President and General Manager, The Leela Gandhinagar.
Linsey Godfrey Opens Up About Leaving DAYS — And Getting The Call To Return.
The Fed's Mind Control
The idea that monetary policy shapes inflation expectations is about to get road-tested
Nomads the human essence
They open their hearts in a minute of their lives before a stranger and take their true self abroad, remembering moments from their past and letting their emotions and true essence appear without any taboos.
COUGAR KATIE MUST TRADE BOYS FOR MEN!
Fears lovelorn Holmes can’t find happiness by robbing the cradle
Are Boeing and Airbus Flying Into a Bubble?
They’re launching freighters just as competition from retrofitted jets and cargo space on passenger planes is heating up
GLORIA SEX ABUSER'S THREAT TO KILL MOM
Gloria says she pulled out her hair from the anxiety
EMILY RATAJKOWSKI: WHY I STAYED QUIET
Emily has also written about a creepy encounter with photographer Jonathan Leder.
UAE TO LAUNCH PROBE TARGETING ASTEROID BETWEEN MARS, JUPITER
The United Arab Emirates announced plans to send a probe to land on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter to collect data on the origins of the universe, the latest project in the oil-rich federation’s ambitious space program.
KATIE FLUNKS DATING GAME!
Pushes her career to top of to-do list
the human essence