Mysore/Mysuru, Feb. 21 -- 50 percent of business hit; Footfall to tourist places decline

Fearing second wave of COVID-19 contagion, the State Government has issued a fresh set of guidelines exclusively for catering services and food handlers in hotels, restaurants, resorts and dhabas and has made RT-PCR test mandatory for the hotel staff once every fortnight.

Meanwhile, C. Narayanagowda, President of Mysuru Hotel Owners' Association, told Star of Mysore this morning that the hotel industry has been hit badly in the last four days after the State Government announced strict measures for people coming from Kerala and Maharashtra.

Nearly 50 percent of business in city hotels has been hit after new curbs. Hotels in and around prominent tou...