As the country battles the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Gurugram-based hotel chain OYO and IHCL are among the hospitality groups in India that have opened up their accommodations to Covid-19 patients, frontline workers and individuals travelling for emergencies who need to isolate themselves.
The hospitality industry across the world has been petitioning local governments to prioritise Covid vaccines for its members. A few groups, such as Marriott International and The Leela Group, have also announced support for their staff in the form of vaccination drives and financial cover.
The hospitality brand has entered into a joint venture with real estate advisory firm IQI India, under which it will expand its presence across India through mergers, acquisitions and property investments. The partnership aims to develop 5,000 keys in the next five years.
Hyatt expects to grow its Indian brand portfolio by more than 70 per cent through 2023, with six new hotels set to open in 2021 across the Hyatt Regency and Hyatt Place brands.
Make the most of your long weekend with helicopter charter service, BLADE India, which has launched new routes from Mumbai and Pune to Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, and from Mumbai to Aamby Valley.
Targeted at those suffering from persistent side-effects after recovering from COVID-19, the treatment takes a holistic approach that involves functional medicine and a supporting nutrition plan, executed under the supervision of an in-house doctor.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought the MICE segment to a near standstill. Over the past year, the hospitality industry has been forced to innovate and embrace technology to adapt to consumer needs that changed nearly overnight. Here’s a look at what’s in store for the segment in the coming months.
With international travel restrictions driving up the demand for domestic leisure travel in India, Goa has emerged as the fastest growing market in the hospitality sector in Q4 2020.
As tourists return to Darjeeling post COVID, The Ministry of Tourism has kicked off a three-day workshop to boost the hospitality skills of local homestay owners and promote rural tourism in the hill station.
Or so says Greater Chennai Corporation’s commissioner, G Prakash, bringing hope to hoteliers in the city, who are grappling with the fall out of the discovery of COVID clusters in some properties. However, banquets and weddings in hotels have been called off for the moment.