This news story originally appeared at Lifestyle News on 25 December 2021

Season’s greetings? Omicron dampens festive spirit, worries hospitality sector

The party may not go on. But nobody can be sure. Be it Delhi or Mumbai, Kolkata or Bengaluru, optimism for a happy and healthy end to the year clashes with the stress of not really knowing what lies ahead. The mantra, as an industry insider put it, is cautiously optimistic