FHRAI said that a service charge, like any other charge collected by an establishment is a part of the invitation to offer by the restaurant to the potential customer.
Telecom industry has sought a clear cut position on levy of taxes on Value Added Services under the proposed GST regime, says a paper by Assocham-KPMG.
Activity in services sector accelerated sharply in March following a strong increase in demand, although employment growth remained sluggish, a business survey showed on Wednesday.
Allocation for the Health Ministry in 2016-17 stood at over Rs 38,000 crore.
Tata Group hospitality arm Indian Hotels has said its overseas arm Samsara Properties has sold over 12.7 lakh shares of Belmond for a consideration of $11.96 million (over Rs 82 crore) to pare debt.
January also marked the 7th straight month of expansion in new business.
Hyatt Hotels Corp said on Wednesday that its payment processing system was infected with credit-card-stealing malware in an attack discovered three weeks ago, the latest in a series of breaches at hospitality firms.
Telecom operators Vodafone and Reliance Communications are likely to sign 3G and 2G intra-circle roaming (ICR) agreements across five circles, including Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday said the consultation paper it had issued earlier this week was not on net neutrality but had sought views of stakeholders on a specific matter of differential pricing for data services offered by operators.
Hailing higher foreign participation in the insurance sector as a positive step, Irdai Chairman T S Vijayan on Thursday said it would attract more capital and increase sectoral penetration in the country.
The survey findings seem to point towards an impending attrition problem that start-ups could face in the near future as they seek to scale.
Tata Group hospitality major Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) will cease to manage two hotels under its upscale brand Gateway in Jodhpur and Ahmedabad from May 9, 2016.
Indian travellers feature in the top 10 list of spenders on hotel room booking during the first half of 2015 while on a trip abroad, according to a recent report.
Tours and travel firm Cox & Kings owned Meininger Hotels will open a hotel in Barcelona, Spain by end of 2018 as part of its expansion plans.
The government on Wednesday gave nod for extension of a scheme for payment of productivity-linked reward to port and dock employees to the current fiscal, a move that will benefit about 44,000 workers and officers.
India will have the second-largest digital population in the world with 1 billion users by 2030, powered by online mobile penetration, it added.
In April 2012, the government had approved a turnaround as well as financial restructuring plans for the carrier.