Hospitality Sector

  • Budget disappoints aviation, hospitality industry experts February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Aviation and hospitality industry experts on Thursday expressed disappointment at the 2013-14 General Budget, saying contentious issues like high sales tax on jet fuel and taxation on travel trade had not been addressed. While welcoming the concessions granted to the MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) sector, they, however,...
  • Hospitality sector seeks roll back of service tax March 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Representatives of hotel and tourism sector on Monday urged Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to roll back the proposed 10 per cent additional levy of service tax on the industry. "For an industry which is people intensive with an enormous multiplier effect, the government should give a boost not a...
  • Hope still floats for airline cabin and crew aspirants October 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Tempting ads in newspapers and her cousin's appointment as airhostess in a private airline two years ago led 21-year-old Kritika Govil to give up studies and sign up for the skies. But with the economic slump forcing airlines to cut jobs, it might be a while before Kritika's...