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‘It’s a reset’: Life post COVID-19

‘It’s a reset’: Life post COVID-19

By Zahid Memon, Director-Information Technology, Keys Hotels Year 2020… The world was looking forward to the Olympics event in Tokyo and the T20 cricket tournament in Australia. For many, 2020 was the year of Expo

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Oyo cuts 25% fixed pay of employees in India, sends some staff on voluntary leave

Oyo cuts 25% fixed pay of employees in India, sends some staff on voluntary leave

According to the Hindu, OYO on Wednesday asked some of its staff in India to go on leave with limited benefits from May 4 for four months, and also asked all employees in the country

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Treebo alleges use of unethical practices after Oyo furnishes “invalid” NOCs for listed properties

Treebo alleges use of unethical practices after Oyo furnishes “invalid” NOCs for listed properties

As per reports, Oyo has furnished fake no-objection certificates (NOCs) for close to 70 hotels/properties to online travel agency (OTA) Booking.com, according to a report in The Economic Times. The NOCs were provided to change

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As delivery workers emerge as frontline soldiers, government warms to e-commerce

As delivery workers emerge as frontline soldiers, government warms to e-commerce

(Source: Reuters) E-commerce is now limping back to life in India as the border closures, warehouse shutdowns and general confusion that initially accompanied the three-week shutdown order have eased. While still clearing a backlog of

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Expecting a long lull due to Covid-19, Oyo gives pink slips to US staff

Expecting a long lull due to Covid-19, Oyo gives pink slips to US staff

According to ET, SoftBank-backed Oyo Hotels & Homes has laid off hundreds of employees in the US across divisions like sales, business development and HR since March end, recently sacked employees and company insiders told

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India’s Swiggy Lands USD43B To Continue Branching Out Beyond Food Delivery

India’s Swiggy Lands USD43B To Continue Branching Out Beyond Food Delivery

According to Pymnts, Online food delivery platform Swiggy has raised USD 43 million as part of its ongoing Series I round to develop and expand its new businesses, according to multiple reports on Monday (April

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Oyo suspends payments to hotels; Partners say clause not in contract

Oyo suspends payments to hotels; Partners say clause not in contract

According to the Economic Times, Oyo has written to hotel owners invoking ‘force majeure’ clauses on their agreements as the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the business of their hotels. Oyo states in the letter

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Coping with COVID-19 : Paytm teams up with hotels to offer temporary accommodation for healthcare professionals

Coping with COVID-19 : Paytm teams up with hotels to offer temporary accommodation for healthcare professionals

India's leading digital payments and financial services platform Paytm today announced that it has launched a special hotel listings page on its app. The aim is to support temporary accommodation needs of the medical frontline

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NRAI and BigBasket partner to help restaurant staff gain temporary employment

NRAI and BigBasket partner to help restaurant staff gain temporary employment

According to LiveMint, As India's massive restaurant industry continues to deal with an unprecedented lockdown that has caused several restaurants to suspend dine-in facilities, and forced some to temporarily shutter down—it is trying to salvage

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Coronavirus impact: ixigo cuts salary of every employee

Coronavirus impact: ixigo cuts salary of every employee

Ixigo, a 13-year-old travel and hotel booking service in India, said on Monday it is cutting the salary of its entire staff as the firm grapples with severe disruption in its business due to the

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