Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 2015

Different standards for rural and urban homestays in Uttarakhand

Table Key G: Gold S: Silver B: Bronze N: Necessary D: Desired Before filling the Uttarakhand homestay registration application, carefully read the checklist given in the Annexure II of the Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 2015 (First Amendment Rules 2016). The checklist highlights separate set of standards laid down for rural and urban homestays as it was proposed in the Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 2015. A comment

How to fill Uttarakhand homestay registration application form

You can print Uttarakhand homestay registration application form given in the Annexure I of the Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 2015 (First Amendment Rules 2016). The same form can be used for the renewal of the existing homestays in Uttarakhand. Or, you can apply online and track the application. You will need the following information and documents for filling the form:  

Welfare benefits for registered homestays located in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 2015 and the amendments (2016) list welfare benefits for the registered homestays in the State. The benefits are discussed in the rules 10 (2015) and 9 (2016) . The Rule 9 (2016) is almost same as the Rule 10 (2015). However, a major change has been made. The sub-rule Rule 10-3 (2015) focusing on luxury tax rebate has been deleted. The Rule 9 (2016) thus

Uttarakhand homestay registration cancellation rules

Uttarakhand described four reasons for cancelling a homestay registration. In the amended rules, the power to cancel the registration changed hands. Here is the list of old and new rules governing the process of homestay registration cancellation:   The owners of all Uttarakhand homestays shall follow the above rules to avoid cancellation of the registration.  

Responsibilities of Guests Staying in Uttarakhand Homestays

The Department of Tourism not only discusses responsibilities of the homestay owners in Uttarakhand but it also lists responsibilities of guests to ensure a good experience for both the parties. The responsibilities of guests staying in Uttarakhand homestays in fact have been increased in 2016. The Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rule 7 (First Amendment Rules 2016) described eight responsibilities of guests, whereas the Rule 8 (2015) specified two less.

Restrictions on homestay owners in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rule 7 (2015) has been replaced with Rule 6 (2016). The Rule 6 (2016) has ten sub-rules whereas the Rule 7 (2015) had eleven sub-rules. These rules enumerate various restrictions on the homestay owners in Uttarakhand. Let’s compare the old and new rules: * Remember, the role of the homestay owner does not end after homestay registration. The responsibilities of the owner in fact

Uttarakhand revises homestay registration TACs

Uttarakhand revised homestay registration terms and conditions (TACs). The Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rule 6 (2015) has been swapped with Rule 5 (2016). The Rule 6 had six sub rules whereas the Rule 5 has one less sub rule. Rule 6 (2015): Process and Terms and Conditions for Registration and Classification / Reclassification. Rule 5 (2016): Registration Process and Terms and Conditions Some good changes have been made. For

How to register homestay in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 3 and 5 (2015) described multi-step application, appraisal, and approval process for registering a homestay. Both the rules were amended in 2016. The Rule 3 (2015) became Rule 4 (2016). The Rule 3 (2015) did not have any sub rules. The Rule 4 (2016), however, has four sub rules that also cover appraisal and approval steps mentioned in the Rule 5 (2015). Let’s

Glossary for Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules

The Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rule 2 (2015) that elaborates on different classes of homestays in Uttarakhand has become Rule 3 (2016). The Rule 2 (2016) defines various terms used in the rules. Here are meanings of seven words used in these rules:  

Old and new registration fee for 3 types of homestays in Uttarakhand

All homes are not same because living standards are not uniform anywhere in the world. Uttarakhand is not an exception either. To cash in on these differences, Uttarakhand divides homestays in different classes. The homeowners affording high living standards may choose the matching class for the registration and enjoy competitive advantage. The rules 2 and 4 from the Uttarakhand Atithi House Lodging (Homestay) Rules 2015 deal with these classes and