InvestorQ : Has the government provided a major relief for hotels and tourism operators; who are the worst affected in the latest pandemic?
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Has the government provided a major relief for hotels and tourism operators; who are the worst affected in the latest pandemic?

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Dawn Cherian answered.
5 months ago


Finally, there was some relief to the beleaguered tour operators and hotel owners from the government. The Modi government announced it was extending the validity period of approvals and classification of hotels and other accommodation units till June 30. This was done specifically considering the special situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Normally certificates are valid for a period of five years. The 6 months extension has been given to all categories of tour operators due to delays in inspection on account of the virus. However, this benefit will only be applicable where the concerned operator has sought renewal before the lockdown period, or where the expiry of the term falls after March 20.