01 December, 2020

Bed And Idlis

How about checking into a comfortable house in a new city?

Tribhuvan Tiwari
Bed And Idlis
How To Be A B&B
  • The Bed & Breakfast scheme aims to fill the 1,50,000 hotel rooms shortfall in India. The first goal: 30,000 B&B rooms in Delhi before the Commonwealth Games.
  • B&BS will be of two classes-Silver and Gold, priced at Rs 1,000-1,500 and Rs 2,000-plus per night. A one-time application fee of Rs 5,000.
  • Each room must be air-conditioned and have its own attached bathroom.
  • Gold-class B&Bs must have Internet connection, telephone, fridge and smoke detector in every room
  • Breakfast may be Continental or Indian. So, it could be idlis, parathas, chilas...far richer choice than the English B&B fryup of bacon, sausage and eggs.
"Toast, cheese, jam, cornflakes," says Ashok Gupta, describing his Bed & Breakfast's typical morning fare. Then he adds, "Idli-chutney. Maybe paranthas if they like." "Aloo parantha, or besan chila, or sambar-dosa," suggests Mrs Surender Kumar, "Or if they want they can have just eggs."

Gupta and...


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