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Updated: Mar 21
1.Hotel bookings and room nights in pilgrimage sites are declining across destinations with travellers deferring all plans, said hotels, tour operators, and OTAs. The religious tourism business in India is a season agnostic business and many hotel chains have invested heavily in the space with ambitious pipelines. 2.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced sweeping orders Friday that will severely restrict gatherings of any size for the state's more than 19 million residents and will require workers in nonessential businesses to stay home. 3.HDFC Bank’s shares slipped on Friday even as the market staged a sharp bounce-back after global brokerage firm Bernstein downgraded the bank on exposure to unsecured consumer loans amid a coronavirus-induced slowdown. The stock ended down 1.6% at Rs 880.75 on Friday. 4.China reported no domestically transmitted coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day even as seven more fatalities have been confirmed, taking the death toll in the country to 3255.