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Hospitality & Hotels

SC Closes Dispute Between Jaipur Royal Family Groups Over Ownership Of Hotels

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Raj Kumar Devraj and Lalitya Kumari had filed two separate appeals last year against the 2018 orders of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) with respect to ownership and shareholding of Jai Mahal Hotels Pvt Ltd and Rambagh Palace Hotel (P) Limited.

FHRAI Urges Centre To Provide Immediate Relief From Price Hike Of LPG For Hospitality Industry

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Increase in the cost of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) making it difficult for restaurants to meet ends

A Tale Of Two Years And Three Restaurants

Nearly two years of the Covid-19 induced lockdown have taken a toll on fine dining. Here's how it has been going, restaurant by restaurant.

Tourists Buzz In Shimla, Netizens Say ‘Mountains Not Calling’

Jun 20, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

In Manali, 4134 tourists’ vehicles crossed the Rohtang Tunnel on Saturday.

Hyatt Regency Mumbai Suspends Operations Due To Lack Of Fund

The property will remain closed till further notice.

27 April, 2021

Reeling Under Losses For Second Consecutive Year, Himachal Hoteliers Ask Govt For Help

Ashwani Sharma

Locks are out on the hotels, tourists villas, hill resorts and homestays at most favoured destinations in Kullu-Manali and places around Shimla, Dharamshala and Mcleodganj.

18 April, 2021

‘50% Of The Industry Will Not Manage To Reopen Again’, Says Restaurateur AD Singh On Lockdown

Lachmi Deb Roy

Closing down of the restaurants cripples the livelihood of millions and has much more frustrating long-term effects on the economy, says AD Singh, Founder and Managing Director, Olive Group of Restaurants.

17 April, 2021

Is Takeaway The Only Way For Hospitality To Survive The Second Wave Of Pandemic?

Lachmi Deb Roy

Restaurants are banking on home deliveries and other innovative ideas to see through the second wave of the pandemic.

19 March, 2021

Cook Spotted Spitting On Rotis In Hotel In West Delhi Held, Watch Video Here

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime accused has been identified as Ibrahim and his associate as Sabi Anwar by the police.

12 February, 2021

Cancel Every Booking Ahead Of Winter Games: J-K Govt To Hoteliers In Gulmarg

Naseer Ganai

The hoteliers say the move has sent a negative message to travel agencies across India as they will now consider Kashmir as an unsafe and unreliable tourist destiny.


04 January, 2021

Another Luxury Hotel In Chennai Turns Into Covid-19 Hotspot After Over 20 Staffers Test Positive

Outlook Web Bureau

The Tamil Nadu health department on Saturday asked hotel industry in the state to conduct saturation test.

31 December, 2020

Best Restaurants And Bars You Must Try

Eshita Bhargava

From the old to the new, the heritage to the hipster, the traditional to the contemporary, the glitzy fine-dining marvel to the hole-in-the-wall bistro, we have it all.

24 December, 2020

Best Christmas Dine-In Restaurants In Delhi-NCR You Need To Check Out This Season

Eshita Bhargava

We understand that Christmas 2020 maybe a muted affair, however, restaurants across Delhi/NCR are doing their best to get you in the festive mood

02 December, 2020

5-Star Chef Opens A Roadside Biryani Stall After Losing His Job, Story Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

Akshay Parkar opened a small food stall by the name of Parkar Biryani House in Dadar after losing his job during the lockdown.

26 August, 2020

Covid-19: Good News For Tourists As Himachal Hotels To Open Doors From October 1, But Bars Stay Shut

Ashwani Sharma

More than 2000 hotels, resorts, homestays and guest houses in Kullu-Manali have taken a decision to resume their operations with necessary SoPs for the guests.

06 June, 2020

'Will Adapt New Operating Model Focused Around Safety Post-Covid': OYO Hotels CEO Ritesh Agarwal

Lachmi Deb Roy

As hotels gear up to open after June 8, Ritesh Agarwal says higher hygiene standards, minimal contact service and enhanced credibility will top the list of consumer requirements after lockdown.


24 August, 2019

Indian-Origin Briton 'Strangled To Death' Over Complaint About Noise From Neighbour's Room In Thailand Hotel

Outlook Web Bureau

Amitpal Singh Bajaj, 34, from London, complained about noise from the next room at the five-star Centara Grand Hotel in Phuket, the BBC reported on Saturday.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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