OYO to Expand through Franchise route


OYO logoGurugram-based hospitality startup OYO has shifted its business model from hotel aggregation to franchise. OYO now runs pure-play franchise business allowing hotel partners to run under the OYO brands.

OYO had introduced franchise model in May last year. “In the last two years, we have evolved our business to 100% exclusive franchise, manage or operating. We do not anymore do hotel aggregation and have become a full-scale hospitality company,” OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal said. Continue reading

Subway opens its 600th outlet in India

SubwaySandwich chain Subway opened its 600th outlet in India at Bharuch, Gujarat, pointing to a growing preference for restaurants serving fresh and customizable on-the-go menu, according to a release.

Subway, which calls itself the world’s largest sandwich restaurant chain, operates over 44,000 restaurants in 112 countries. Continue reading

Wyndham Hotel group set to launch its new brand Wyndham Garden

WyndhamEyeing a slice of India’s growing mid-market hotel pie, global hospitality company Wyndham Hotel Group is set to launch its new brand Wyndham Garden as per a report. Continue reading

MedPlus to set up 1,100 franchise stores; ties up with SBI

MedPlusPharmacy retailer MedPlus Health Solutions Pvt Ltd will expand its reach in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh through the franchise model. Continue reading

Delhi Darbar opens first outlet in Eastern India

Delhi Darbar logoLeading restaurant chain Delhi Darbar has marked its presence in the state with the opening of an outlet in Bhubaneswar on franchise model.

This is the 46th outlet of the restaurant chain in the world and the first one in eastern India. Abroad, the multi-cuisine eatery has outlets in Dubai, Kabul and Russia and in the country, it has presence in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Udaipur, Raipur etc.

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