Odisha needs influx of hotel rooms to compete with other domestic destinations

Industry veteran, Jitender. K. Mohanty, Chairman & Managing Director, Swosti Group has been engaged in promoting Odisha as a tourist destination since 1981. He believes that Odisha has the opportunity to realize its true potential at a time when domestic tourism has come in the forefront. “Presently, tourist arrivals in Odisha are very low. However, the Covid-19 […]

Do not thrust Kamath Committee recommendations on hotels: HRAO

The government’s move to set up an expert committee, headed by KV Kamath, to make recommendations on the necessary financial parameters in context of the Resolution Framework for Covid-19 related stress, has been a welcome move.However, the Hotel & Restaurant Association of Odisha (HRAO) has expressed concern at the fact that the recommendations of the Kamath […]

ବିଦେଶୀ, ଅଣହିନ୍ଦୁ ଜାଣିପାରିବେ ଶ୍ରୀମନ୍ଦିର ଇତିହାସ, ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ସଂସ୍କୃତି

ବିଦେଶୀ, ଅଣହିନ୍ଦୁ ଜାଣିପାରିବେ ଶ୍ରୀମନ୍ଦିର ଇତିହାସ, ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ସଂସ୍କୃତି ସରକାରଙ୍କୁ ପ୍ରସ୍ତାବ ଦେଲେ ହାରୋ ଅଧ୍ୟକ୍ଷ ଜେ କେ ମହାନ୍ତି  ଭୁବନେଶ୍ବର,୨୯/୧୦: ପୁରୀରେ ଏବେ ଭିତ୍ତିଭୂମି ନିର୍ମାଣ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟ ଜୋର୍‌ଦାର୍‌ ଚାଲିଛି। ଏହି ସହରକୁ ବିଶ୍ବସ୍ତରୀୟ କରିବା ପାଇଁ କୌଣସି ସୁଯୋଗକୁ ସରକାର ହାତ ଛଡ଼ା କରୁ ନାହାନ୍ତି। ପୁରୀ ପାଇଁ ପରିକଳ୍ପନା କରାଯାଇଥିବା ବହୁ ପ୍ରକଳ୍ପ ମଧ୍ୟରେ ଆଉ ଏକ ପ୍ରକଳ୍ପ ଯୋଡ଼ିବାକୁ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀଙ୍କୁ ପ୍ରସ୍ତାବ ଦେଇଛି ହୋଟେଲ୍‌ ଆଣ୍ଡ୍‌ ରେସ୍ତୋଁରା ଆସୋସିଏସନ ଅଫ୍‌ ଓଡ଼ିଶା(ହାରୋ)। […]

Tourism the driving force of future economy of Odisha

By J.K Mohanty, MHCIMA Hospitality and the tourism Industry world over has been battered and badly hit by the COVID-19. It will take at least a year for the tourism business to get back to full fledged operations. Countries have blocked entry to foreigners, airlines have shut due to no demand, hotels have lost huge […]

Inadequate hotels in Odisha detrimental to escalation of the tourism sector

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Despite having the enormous potential of tourism in all segments i.e. beaches, lakes, mountains, tribes, the richness of temple architecture, heritage, eco tourism and much more to offer, Odisha gets the lower tourist traffic to the state. Odisha’s leading hotelier and Chairman – Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha (HRAO) J K Mohanty, CMD, Swosti Group […]