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Raj tourism sector lost over Rs 50,000-cr biz in 1 year | Jaipur News – Times of India

Jaipur: In its appeal to the government for a calibrated restart of business, the hospitality industry said it had lost business opportunities of Rs 50,000 crore in the last one year and the plan to reopen the industry should ensure no mandatory requirement of negative RTPCR report if the visitors are vaccinated.
Weddings, conferences, exhibitions, leisure and business tourism that constitute a major part of the travel and tourism business have dried up in the last one year, it said adding that some restaurants have already folded up and now the healthy units are staring down the barrel. “Some states are already looking at lifting the lockdown and given that the Covid cases are also coming down here as well, the government should relax the guidelines so that the tourism industry can restart slowly. In the last one year, the industry has lost businesses worth over Rs 50,000 crore as weddings, conferences, and leisure tourism came to a halt,” said Kuldeep Singh Chandela, president…

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