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Hospitality body FHRAI suggests OTAs, FSAs, others to be defined as marketplaces



a person sitting at a table in a restaurant: The federation sought to address issues faced by consumers with marketplaces including problems of overbooking, the inability of OTAs or FSAs to service customers, etc.


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The federation sought to address issues faced by consumers with marketplaces including problems of overbooking, the inability of OTAs or FSAs to service customers, etc.

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: Apex hospitality body Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) on Wednesday said it has shared suggestions on the proposed amendments to Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2020. In its suggestions to the office of Anupam Mishra — Joint Secretary of the Department of Consumer Affairs at Ministry of Consumer Affairs, FHRAI requested to define online travel agencies (OTA), food service aggregators

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590,000 come off furlough as employers prepare to shoulder burden for scheme

Another 590,000 people were removed from the Government’s furlough programme in June, as the scheme will taper off further this weekend.



a cup of coffee on a table: Pubs and other hospitality venues have been bringing back their workers (Ashley Western/PA)


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Pubs and other hospitality venues have been bringing back their workers (Ashley Western/PA)

Official data shows that 1.9 million people were still furloughed by the end of June, a reduction from 2.4 million a month earlier.

June’s numbers are the last before the scheme started to shift more of the burden from the Treasury to companies.

In July, employers had to pick up 10{4bba57088261d122e87d8dea3da5f75271aed9eb0eca0538d9353c1b16e3051b} of their employees’ salaries, while Government support dropped from 80{4bba57088261d122e87d8dea3da5f75271aed9eb0eca0538d9353c1b16e3051b} to 70{4bba57088261d122e87d8dea3da5f75271aed9eb0eca0538d9353c1b16e3051b}.

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New CDC indoor mask rule may threaten economic momentum and upend return-to-work plans | Coronavirus

The federal government’s abrupt about-face on the need for indoor mask-wearing is clouding prospects for Americans to return to the office in large numbers, raising fears that the ultra-infectious delta variant could threaten the economic recovery.

What just weeks ago seemed like a smooth return to pre-pandemic life suddenly felt shaky on Tuesday following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s call for vaccinated individuals to resume indoor mask-wearing in high-risk areas.

The agency’s reversal of its May 13 decision to relax mask requirements was a reminder that – 16 months after the pandemic first torpedoed the U.S. economy –

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June M. Morris, who built a travel empire in Utah, dies at 90

June M. Morris, who built one of Utah’s most successful travel agencies and a discount air carrier that competed with the big airlines, has died.

Morris died Friday, July 23, at her home in Salt Lake City, her family wrote in an obituary posted online Tuesday. No cause of death was listed. She was 90.

Morris started her travel agency, Morris Travel, in 1970, at a desk in her husband’s photo-finishing business. She grew the company into a powerhouse in the industry, challenging the more-established Murdock Travel, which at the time handled travel arrangements for officials of The Church

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Employee Engagement Top Priority as Fareportal Launches New Initiative | State

NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fareportal, the travel technology company powering online travel agencies CheapOair and One Travel has announced the launch of their companywide “Learn As You Grow” career development initiative.

“Companies that provide growth and training opportunities are more likely to attract and retain talent.” Werner Kunz-Cho

With Learn As You Grow, Fareportal employees are given access to a wide variety of learning opportunities via online courses.  Participation is encouraged via corporate communications outreach, and staffers time during the workday can be allocated to attending courses.

“Companies that provide growth and training

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Kosovo mourns 10 compatriots killed in Croatia bus crash

DEVE, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo observed a day of mourning with flags at half-staff and parliament postponed its session Monday in memory of 10 Kosovars who died when their bus crashed in Croatia.

The bus carrying 65 passengers and two drivers swerved off a highway while traveling from Frankfurt, Germany to Kosovo early Sunday. Authorities said the driver who was behind the wheel at the time of the crash had briefly fallen asleep and lost control of the vehicle.

Kosovo’s Foreign Ministry said one person remained hospitalized with injuries in serious condition, 15 were in stable condition and 26 had

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