Work proactively to save the tourism sector: JK Mohanty writes to PM

The Chairman of HRAO observes that it is the right time for the government to prepare a short-term and long-term plan for the next 2-4 years for investment in the tourism and hospitality sector. Calling hospitality and tourism a sector which can become the ‘driving force’ of the country’s economy after the pandemic situation normalises, JK Mohanty, Chairman […]

Work proactively to save the tourism sector: JK Mohanty writes to PM

The Chairman of HRAO observes that it is the right time for the government to prepare a short-term and long-term plan for the next 2-4 years for investment in the tourism and hospitality sector.   Calling hospitality and tourism a sector which can become the ‘driving force’ of the country’s economy after the pandemic situation normalises, JK Mohanty, […]

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 […]

Do not thrust Kamath Committee recommendations on hotels: HRAO

While lauding the government’s move to set up the Kamath Committee, the Hotel & Restaurant Association of Odisha explains how the recommendations of the committee would result in borrowers slipping into the NPA category The government’s move to set up an expert committee, headed by KV Kamath, to make recommendations on the necessary financial parameters in […]

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 […]