Gurbaxish Singh Kohli, Vice President of FHRAI
said, "Chain hotels have a presence across several cities and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
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The situation as of now, thanks to the funds crunch, looks so bleak that FHRAI
believes only 50 per cent of the proposed room inventory will be ready in time for the Games.
While OYO will continue to engage with FHRAI
and with its asset owners on a one to one basis, to resolve issues if any, the company strongly condemns the misplaced demands of certain organizations, as the same is not in the best interest of consumers or asset owners.
" It's the first time in the city's history that the government has let a hotel increase its floor area ratio," says Nair, who, wearing his FHRAI
cap, has been in the forefront of lobbying for the ratio to be raised to make hotel in lower star categories commercially viable in cities where land values have reached stratospheric heights.
Garish Oberoi, President, FHRAI
said, 'It is indeed an honour to award Mr.Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, who as a proud member of FHRAI
, has given a lot of time, presence and ideas to the association.
Saeed Sherwani, owner of Sherwani Inn who represents the Hotel & Restaurant Association of Northern India in the FHRAI
, said that the 8,000 or so rooms that guest houses have to offer are not included in the hotel inventory numbers that are bandied about in news stories on the Commonwealth Games 2010.
It will be mandatory for all the hotels classified under the category 1 to 4 star to display their classification status prominently outside the hotel and at the reception from April 1, 2014 as per a scheme to be evolved in consultation with FHRAI
The strong presence of the private sector representing various trade bodies and associations like FICCI, CII, ADTOI, IATO, HAI, FHRAI
and ITTA reinforced the commitment of all the stake holders, demonstrating success of the public private partnership spirit for the development of tourism.
NTAC is a 'Think Tank' constituted by the government and comprises experts from various fields, representatives of industry associations like CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, PHDCCI, FHRAI
, HAI, IATO, TAAI, ITTA, ADTOI, ATOI, IHHA, ICPB as well as Ministries of Finance, Culture, External Affairs, Urban Development, Road Transport and Highways and Planning Commission and advises the Government on various aspects of tourism with the objective of promoting domestic and foreign tourism in the country.