[SPAM] Hotels, Restaurants, Resorts Will Remain Closed Till 15 October 2020 Due To Coronavirus
Fake announcement of the closure of Hotels, Restaurants and Resorts on the name of Ministry of Tourism is shared on social media
Below post has been circulating on social media.
Hotels, Restaurants, Resorts Will Remain Closed Till 15 October 2020 Due To Coronavirus
Verification: There is no such circular by the Ministry Of Tourism for the closure of Hotels, Restaurants and Resorts till 15 October 2020
The post shared regarding the announcement made by Ministry of Tourism for the closure of Hotels, Restaurants and Resorts till 15 October 2020 due to Coronavirus is fake. The fake circular has a misleading link in the content. The link (indiantourism.org) when clicked takes you to the page where you cannot find anything regarding the claim in the content. Check the images shared below that appear after clicking the shared link. The link shared is not authentic and nor is from any official source.
The claim was debunked by PIB ( Press Information Bureau’s Fact Check ) and PBNS ( Prasar Bharati News Services ).
Be cautious of #Fake order claiming that hotels/resturants will remain closed till 15th October 2020 due to #Coronavirusoutbreak.#PIBFactCheck: The order is Fake and has NOT been issued by Ministry of Tourism.
Do not believe in rumours! pic.twitter.com/efRx3PWTj0
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) April 8, 2020
Reports claiming that hotels & restaurants will remain closed till Oct 15 owing to #COVID19 outbreak’ are wrong. The order circulating in social media in this regard is FAKE and has not been issued by the Tourism Ministry.
Govt has termed these reports as FAKE.
— Prasar Bharati News Services & Digital Platform (@PBNS_India) April 8, 2020
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Post Date: 21 Apr 2020
Post ID: #76280