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Goa hotels brace for cancellation of bookings as Covid-19 lockdown announced(Photo by Sumit Sourav on Unsplash)

Goa hotels brace for cancellation of bookings as Covid-19 lockdown announced

PTI |
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 07:58 PM IST
'We have lost this season, now we are pinning hopes on the next tourist season': Tighter Covid-19 restrictions in Goa, to curb the spread of coronavirus, adds to the cancellations of hotel bookings which further affects the finances of the hotel industry
The restrictions were relaxed in October but reimposed in December after a resurgence in cases.(HT File Photo)
The restrictions were relaxed in October but reimposed in December after a resurgence in cases.(HT File Photo)

Night curfew a party pooper, rescind orders: Hotel association tells Punjab government

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The state government had recently fixed the ceiling for guests at 100 for indoor guests and 250 for outdoor gatherings
All key 11 markets in India reported a decrease in RevPAR performance in Q3 2020 over the same period last year.(File Photo)
All key 11 markets in India reported a decrease in RevPAR performance in Q3 2020 over the same period last year.(File Photo)

53% drop in Hotel Industry’s revenue per room in Jan-Sep: JLL India

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:06 PM IST
According to JLL’s Hotel Momentum India (HMI) Q3 2020, a quarterly hospitality sector monitor, the brand signings declined 19% in Q3 2020 over Q3 2019. But, international operators signed a greater number of keys than domestic ones.
Tourists enjoying themselves at a homestay in Kotgarh village in Shimla.(HT Photo)
Tourists enjoying themselves at a homestay in Kotgarh village in Shimla.(HT Photo)

Unregistered guest houses in HP eating into hotel business

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 11:49 PM IST
The tourism department says there are around 3,350 registered hotels and 1,656 registered homestays in the state.
Hotels have been advised to undertake precautionary measures such as social distancing at buffet, disposable menus, payments via e-wallets, thorough sanitisation and cleaning of washrooms, crowd management, etc
Hotels have been advised to undertake precautionary measures such as social distancing at buffet, disposable menus, payments via e-wallets, thorough sanitisation and cleaning of washrooms, crowd management, etc

Finally, you can check-in to a hotel in Delhi

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 12:09 PM IST
Hoteliers and staff management hail the move and state that this will bring a shift towards better digital facilities, support the livelihood of workforce, and will additionally brace up the hospitality sector
The lockdown has badly hit Goa’s tourism industry.(Shutterstock)
The lockdown has badly hit Goa’s tourism industry.(Shutterstock)

Allow us to reopen hotels, Goa’s tourism industry pleads with govt

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Goa’s tourism industry fears that a prolonged lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic could cause irreparable damage to it.
As understanding as we are of the airline’s policies, many of us have been surprised to find the opposite is not true.(Unsplash)
As understanding as we are of the airline’s policies, many of us have been surprised to find the opposite is not true.(Unsplash)

The Taste with Vir: Pity the poor passenger

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 09:05 AM IST
By refusing to refund money to passengers, airlines have betrayed public trust and lost the moral right to a tax payer-funded bail out.
Actor Raveena Tandon shares what precautions she has been taking amid Covid-19 pandemic(Photo:Viral Bhayani)
Actor Raveena Tandon shares what precautions she has been taking amid Covid-19 pandemic(Photo:Viral Bhayani)

Raveena Tandon on Covid-19 crisis: Abusing the planet has made it hard for us to step out

By Rishabh Suri
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2020 06:14 PM IST
The actor talks about how during such a crisis, people should come out and help each other, whiles also spreading awareness and maintaining social distancing.
The Odisha government on Wednesday said it suffered damages to its properties worth Rs 11,942 crore due to Cyclone Fani that hit the state on May 3.(AFP File Photo)
The Odisha government on Wednesday said it suffered damages to its properties worth Rs 11,942 crore due to Cyclone Fani that hit the state on May 3.(AFP File Photo)

Odisha suffers damages of over Rs 11K crore due to Fani

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar/Puri | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 12:00 AM IST
An inter-ministerial team that visited the affected areas said Puri district has sustained extensive damage, be it houses or hotels or means of livelihood, power, water supply. “We will support the Odisha government... The Centre will provide full support to all these sectors.”
Tourists enjoy their trip to Hawa Mahal with a folk dancer in Pink City.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Tourists enjoy their trip to Hawa Mahal with a folk dancer in Pink City.(HT FILE PHOTO)

State expects 50 million tourists by year end, meeting its 2020 target

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 10:51 PM IST
Pradeep Kumar Borar, director department of tourism, said that the state had received 47 million tourists in 2017.
Airbnb has a stock of five million accommodation units advertising with it globally in 81,000 cities across some 200 countries.(Shutterstock)
Airbnb has a stock of five million accommodation units advertising with it globally in 81,000 cities across some 200 countries.(Shutterstock)

Why Europe’s tourist hotspots are hitting back at Airbnb

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 05:30 PM IST
As Airbnb turns a decade old, it is facing an increasing backlash from European cities who are unhappy with how Airbnb-rentals have driven up prices across cities.
Hotels and restaurants are offering 20-30%$ discount on stay and food in Shimla.(HT Photo)
Hotels and restaurants are offering 20-30%$ discount on stay and food in Shimla.(HT Photo)

Hoteliers offer special packages to pull back tourists to Shimla

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 11:33 AM IST
Tourism in Shimla was adversely affected after residents had taken to streets to protest against the water scarcity.
At the Aquaravi bottling plant, the staff declined to comment even as Ravi and Mahesh Galande failed to respond to calls.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
At the Aquaravi bottling plant, the staff declined to comment even as Ravi and Mahesh Galande failed to respond to calls.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

HT investigation Part 5: Pune Municipal Corporation’s official tanker operator also runs bottled water plant

Hindustan Times, Pune | By TEAM HT
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 03:11 PM IST
With relatives in BJP and NCP, Ravi Galande and his brother Madhav, runs businesses of water tankers and water bottled plants, in a clear conflict of interest.
CEO of Marriott International, Arne Sorenson is not only the world’s leading hotelier but also takes stands on political and social issues(Raj K Raj)
CEO of Marriott International, Arne Sorenson is not only the world’s leading hotelier but also takes stands on political and social issues(Raj K Raj)

Why Marriott is number one...

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 11:01 PM IST
India’s largest hotel chain is – no kidding! – Marriott. And Arne Sorenson is its global head
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