Hospitality

Though a glamourous industry, the Hospitality industry is truly a class apart due to the number of regulations and laws which need to be assessed in the process of creating and conducting a business in the hospitality industry. Within the coming decade, the Indian tourism and hospitality industry is expected to boom with earnings of about $50 Billion. This industry is required to analyse and update its regulations from the way a structure is built to the minute cleanliness guidelines, failing to do so may result in major losses.

Services Offered:

To fulfil plethora of services required by the hospitality industry the KSK team acts as a one-stop solution for all the legal needs. It ensures on individual requirements of each type of hospitality and tourism institution through services like

  1. Acquiring Licenses and regulatory approvals
  2. Dispute resolution
  3. Development and franchising of the business
  4. Mergers and acquisitions
  5. Drafting and vetting agreements and other documents
  6. Filing and ensuring compliances
  7. Legal advisory
  8. Taxation
  9. Dealing with cases pertaining to different Labour laws and claims
  10. Enforcing IPR for brand protection and advertisements
  11. Consumer protection

FAQs

  1. For Trade union & compliances: Trade Union Act, 1926, Factories Act 1948
  2. For Payments: Payment of Wages Act, 1936 and Minimum wages act, 1948
  3. For Misc. Purposes: Employee Provident funds Act, 1952, Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, etc.
  • One of the primary issues is the investment issue, the firms can help facilitate the necessary procedures required for investment and help conduct due diligence and brand protection.
  • Licenses require regular renewal, not renewing them timely may lead to delays and other hindrances in the general course of business.

Contracts with vendors, intermediaries, etc. require proper vetting and enforcement, it’s pertinent to have a strong legal team ready to jump into action upon requirement.

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has been set up to implement policies and impose checks and balances to ensure the smooth function of the tourism and hospitality industry and their regulation. The ministry is also responsible for the promotion of the tourism industry.

With proper registrations and legal documents as directed by the tourism ministry of India, Airbnb is a legal part of the hospitality industry.

As clarified by the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA), a hotel or a restaurant cannot force a consumer to pay the service charge and must inform the consumer of the voluntary nature of that service charge. A complaint can be raised by the aggrieved consumers by lodging complaints ugh the NCH mobile app or the e-daakhil portal or through a call to the National Consumer Helpline by calling 1915.

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