OYO stands for “on your own” rooms, which sounds like something a teenager might make up. Maybe that's because OYO's Indian founder and CEO, Ritesh Agarwal, founded his company when he was a 19-year-old college dropout.
Oyo is primarily responsible for providing a comfortable room stay and for ensuring the acceptability of the services as promised by Oyo to its customers. Oyo has right to direct the Hotel owners to provide the room stay services to Oyo's customers.
OYO Rooms: On Your Own Rooms
OYO Rooms stands for On Your Own Rooms. It is India's largest hotel network which is spread over 199 cities. It is headquartered at Gurugram in Haryana. It aims is to become world's most loved hotel brand.
OYO Rooms (stylised as OYO), also known as OYO Hotels & Homes, is an Indian multinational hospitality chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes and living spaces. Founded in 2012 by Ritesh Agarwal, OYO initially consisted mainly of budget hotels.
Skift Research found that Oyo may be the second largest hotel brand in the world — with nearly 1 million rooms — it now claims 1.2 million — under its brand.
Yes. No law in the country denies an unmarried couple a stay in a hotel. However, checking-in a couple is at the discretion of the hotel owners / managers.
OYO rooms have come to the rescue. Their app features a 'relationship mode' which helps users find hotels that are couple-friendly, that is, they allow unmarried couples even with local ids to check in without any hassles.
OYO is a global platform that empowers entrepreneurs and small businesses with hotels and homes by providing full stack technology that increases earnings and eases operations. Bringing affordable and trusted accommodation that guests can book instantly.
OYO today operates in over 800 cities in 80 countries, including the U.S., Europe, U.K., India, Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Japan.
Hotels deny rooms to unmarried couples because of the fear of being judged and worry about the reputation of the hotel. The police many a time are hand in gloves with the hotel owners and arrest these couples, who are enjoying their private moments behind the closed walls of a hotel room.
Q. Can we celebrate birthday in OYO rooms? A. Yes, you can celebrate birthday in OYO rooms.
Section 17 of Police Act adds that if you're conducting unlawful assembly in any hotel then you can be arrested by a Special Police Officer. It is so for the protection of the inhabitants and security of the property where unlawful assembly takes place.
Oyo checks out from unviable ventures, assets
Oyo Hotels & Homes has surrendered some co-working spaces and cut back on its co-living and rental housing business under Oyo Life over the past 2-3 quarters to staunch losses and focus on its core hotels business.
Step 1: Download official Oyo rooms app from Google play store. Step 2: Sign in to the app by entering the OTP. Step 3: After signing in search for an area, location or hotel you want to stay in. Step 4: Choose your stay dates and the number of guests and tap on next.
No, say lawyers and an official of the Hotel Association of India. "There is no law that prohibits unmarried couples from staying together in hotels. Choosing to stay together is a personal choice and falls under freedom of movement, which cannot be restricted," says senior advocate Sudha Ramalingam.
The strategy is simple! Hotels do not want to fill up the space with local guests and rather allocate rooms to customers from other cities and countries. Turning down esteemed guests, who have travelled from far will impacts the reputation of the hotel negatively. Hence, hotels end up denying rooms to local couples.
Sexual relationships or unmarried couples cohabiting is illegal in Dubai. Cohabiting, including in hotels, is also illegal, however most hotels in Dubai do not enforce an 'only married couples' rule. The luxury hotels which mostly cater to foreigners are especially relaxed.
No, the police cannot raid an OYO room as it is completely legal for an unmarried couple to stay at a hotel.
There is no law that prohibits unmarried couples from staying together or checking-into a hotel.
The primary guest must be at least 18 years of age to be able to check into the hotel. It is mandatory for guests to present a valid photo identification document at the time of check-in. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.