Homestays to see strong growth in coming decade: Puneet Chhatwal, CEO, IHCL

Within 18 months of its launch, amã has grown its portfolio to 44 bungalows in 18 locations. IHCL CEO Puneet Chhatwal says India with innumerable leisure locations and strong domestic tourism makes for a viable market for homestays. The changing paradigms since the pandemic have led to sudden change of gear, with homestays becoming the … Read more

Covid, lockdown disrupted travel sector but people, vaccination to drive revival of tourism in India in 2021

The beginning of 2021 looks promising as a healthy number of people from Tier 3 and Tier 3 cities in India planned their next vacation for the early part of this year. (Image – Uttarakhand Tourism Twitter) The year 2020 was nothing short of a nightmare for us and travel and tourism sector bore the … Read more

From Workation to Short Stay, Safe Stay: Here’s how states are trying to revive tourism during Covid pandemic

Rajasthan Tourism is welcoming people on ‘Short Stay, Safe Stay’ that focuses on the weekend travellers from nearby states. (Rajasthan Tourism twitter) Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the tourism sector. With the opening of various modes of transportation, the sector has shown a glimmer of recovery from the grim situation that prevailed during … Read more