Nagpur: Due to rising cases of coronavirus, As the hospitality sector reels under a new set of restrictions imposed. some of their biggest assets are holding onto manpower.
The hotel and restaurant industry has learned it the hard way that after the first and second wave of covid it was quite difficult to bring back qualified employees. Because some had moved to other jobs or to other cities. And with people flocking to both hotels and restaurants/resorts almost immediately after cases began to drop during the previous Covid waves, business owners struggle to keep up with demand.
Navneet Singh Tuli, whose diversified business portfolio also includes restaurants, has said that It is much more difficult to capture employees who are so clearly looking for stability. During the lockdown, they all went to other states where the restrictions were not so stringent at all.
Nagpur Residential Hotels Association
And the dearth of quality employees continues to haunt them even more. This is certainly the case with most people in the hospitality industry. He has also experienced this and that experienced employee has moved on to do some small business or other work, President, Nagpur Residential Hotels Association (NRHA), Tejinder Singh Renu, has said.
Gaurav Choukasey, director, Olive Resorts, has said that those who survive will survive. As the graph of new covid cases starts to unravel, there is bound to be a boom in business.
Even those who are completely dependent on catering services for revenue, They have decided to keep their employees. Vinod Kanakdande, secretary, Nagpur Hall, and Lawn Owners Association, has said that even with around 50 people, they provide services in the sprawling campus. They also know that within a month or two things will be back to normal and it will be much easier for them to function at full capacity.