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Travel demand ticks, industry gears up

Travel aggregators and hospitality industry are reporting a sudden surge in bookings, both for the ‘staycation’ and ‘workcation’ segments.

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HAI appreciates Maharashtra Government for providing ‘Industry Benefits’ to hotels in the state

The benefit towards electricity, water, property, development, and non-agriculture taxes at industrial rates will provide respite to the hoteliers and travellers alike.

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Government should immediately open online applications for hotels to claim the benefits under SEIS for FY 2019-20: HAI

The hospitality industry is facing an existential crisis due to lockdown and the ongoing pandemic. The sector is relying heavily on the support and favourable policies of the government for its recovery.

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Hotels need to be declared as a social infrastructure sector: MP Bezbaruah

MP Bezbaruah discussed the association’s vision at the Indian Tourism Vision Day organised by FAITH.

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Charulata Sukhija has been appointed as the Deputy Secretary-General of HAI

Hotel Association of India (HAI), the apex body of the hotel industry in India and an integrated hospitality industry platform, has appointed Charulata Sukhija as the Deputy Secretary-General of the Association. Her appointment is in line with HAI’s overall strategic restructuring to strengthen the HAI secretariat in its efforts to aid the survival of the hotel industry in India.

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HAI highlights three pronged strategy for hospitality industry

In an exclusive interaction with BW HOTELIER, Madan Prasad Bezbaruah, Secretary General, Hotel Association of India (HAI) shares insights on the recovery plan of the hospitality sector that rests on three pillars. He also talks about the support required from the government, sectorial lenders and stakeholders for the industry to thrive.

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Former Tourism Secretary, Madan Prasad Bezbaruah joins HAI as Secretary General

Bezbaruah succeeds the eminent Founder Secretary-General of Hotel Association of India, R K. Puri, a Senior Bureaucrat himself, the First Director of Tourism, Railway Board and instrumental in the conceptualisation and launch of the popular 'Palace on Wheels'.

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