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Experience Oyo Near You in Delhi-ncr

The Gurugram based hospitality chain Startup- Oyo Hotels and Homes has announced that they will be launching a new experience-Oyo Near You. This new facility of Oyo Near you will offer comedy shows, house parties, workshops and much more at a reasonable price.

When the next time you think of going for some wine, you will not have to travel to the Sula Vineyard. Instead Oyo Near You will bring you the same experience at your desired location in your city. This new experience will be a break from the monotony of daily lives for the guests.

The Chief Operating officer of Oyo Hotels and Homes- Ankit Tandon, made a statement saying that the company is extremely proud to introduce new options and categories for the customers. According to him, in the recent few years, a shift has been seen in the travel sector and in how we experience our traveling expenditures. He also added that nowadays we do not want to simply see the mountains, but also wish to see the local cuisine, music and experience the local culture.

The experiences will be vast ranging from wine tasting, movie screenings to art jamborees with different varieties of food and beverages. This will be primarily a facility available in Oyo Townhouses. The first experience will be for the people staying in and around Delhi as Oyo will launch it first in Delhi-NCR, priced at Rs.299 each with a complimentary beverage and access to all food stalls. Following Delhi-NCR, this experience will be available next in Bengaluru, Goa, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Pune.

In another statement by Ankit Tandon, he said that the Oyo Near You has been launched with an aim to strengthen the commitment towards providing comfortable, affordable experience. It aims not only for travellers but also for the locals who have a thirst for new experiences. This facility has been brought up to create an exciting and unique event for the neighborhood.

Oyo’s Work Towards Becoming the World’s Largest Hospitality Chain

Oyo has a grand plan to become the topmost hospitality chain through the best technologies and a perfect business model. During the first year of operation, Oyo received revenue of Rs.32.86 crore with a huge loss of Rs.496.31 crores. By the end of 2018, the topline of Oyo was seen to be at Rs.415 crore while incurring losses of Rs.360 crore. As years passed by, the revenues climbed 245 pecent whereas the losses ranged from Rs.355 crore to Rs.360 crore.

At present time, Oyo is considered India’s largest hotel chain offering 173,000 rooms under their management. Not only in India internationally Oyo stand at the third largest with more than half a million room spread across 18,000 properties. Oyo franchises these and leases them in 500 cities across 10 countries worldwide.

In a statement, the founder and CEO of Oyo- Ritesh Agarwal announced that Oyo is poised to become the top most globally by the year 2023.

Turning Point for OYO

The pivotal turning point can be seen back in 2016 when Oyo decided to become an inventory-exclusive franchise completely.

Ritesh Agarwal also added that during the year 2015-16, the company was stuck in a competitive battle and very little scope was present to start franchising and leasing of models, since it required a lot of time and effort. He is mainly talking about those times when Oyo had under it only few rooms for control and management instead of the entire property.

The boards outside the properties signified to the outsider that the building was one of Oyo properties, but the reality was that only a few rooms were managed by Oyo for which they offered Oyo referral code.

An owner of a budget hotel told Your Story in the year 2016, that Oyo’s business model makes it difficult for them to control the quality of experience the customer receives. A hotel stay not only is based around the room, but also on how the entire building looks, and how the staff behave and treat you.

After receiving this feedback, and conducting a thorough examination of the reviews made by customers, Oyo cancelled it’s partnership with many hundreds of properties. Since then Oyo began leasing complete properties in order to run them as franchises by managing every aspect from the hotel lobby, staff and rooms to even the kitchens, along with providing Oyo referral code to the customers.

Although Oyo received a funding of about $1billion in 2018, the journey has been nothing less than difficult. The hospitality company has received and faced innumerable challenges that every startup does such as complaints regarding quality of services, and messed up reservations among others.…

How to Manually defrost your American Fridge Freezer

Don’t you just love sticking your head inside the freezer for a min or two after a long hard day at work. Or is it just me?. Well, you won’t be able to do that if your freezer is filled with chunks of frozen ice all over it. 8 out of 10 people do not defrost their freezer which leads to lesser efficiency and ending up in costing you more during the end of the month on your electricity bill.

And, most likely your freezer is nearing to an early death. But you can avoid all these by just following a simple step, ‘defrosting’. Defrosting your freezer can help you keep your freezer efficient, clean and healthy.

Defrosting your fridge freezer is a simple process wherein you have various steps to follow and clean the freezer in such a way that you don’t waste your time as well as save some money on the other hand.

Step 1: How to Defrost American Fridge Freezer

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Before defrosting your fridge freezer, empty out all the food from your freezer and move them to another freezer or pack them up in a cooler for some time. After that, pull your fridge freezer away from the wall and unplug it safely.

Step 2: Unplug and Wait

The obvious way to defrost your American fridge freezer is to unplug it as mentioned in the first step and then wait it out. This is the most simplest method of them all but it also is the most time consuming one.

And, if it’s winter season, well then you’ll have to wait the entire day. And if you do not have a spare freezer then all the food contents will go to waste. If you are someone who cannot wait that long, then there are more ways to defrost.

Step 3: Hair Dryer/Blow Dryer

Use your hair dryer/blow dryer. I know it sounds bizarre. But trust me it’s proven to be one of the best solutions to defrost the fridge freezer. Take some safety measures before performing the same by keeping the cord away from the water that will be dripping from the freezer and etc.

Step 4: Use a Fan

Use a portable fan. A fan can help you circulate the hot air around the freezer which will in turn help the ice to melt even faster. However, this needs a warm temperature so if it’s winter maybe you can try something else.

Step 5: Use Got Cloth

Using a hot cloth or rubbing alcohol. This seems like a traditional way to to defrost your freezer. Dip a cloth into boiling water, be careful with it. After that pour some rubbing alcohol into it and start to clean the lumps of ice. Concentrate on the edges that hold the chunks in place so that you can remove everything at once without any hassles.

Step 6: Scraping

Well, this is the most satisfying of them all. Scraping, many might enjoy while some might curse it. It is presumably the most popular method of them all and it helps in defrosting the process entirely.

You can use a ice scraper, a spatula, a wooden spoon or probably try something from around your house in order to remove it. Make sure not to apply too much pressure as it will hurt you as well as puncture the gas line inside the freezer.

After you’ve done the following, add all the removed contents back, plug in the American fridge freezer and you are good to go. You might need to perform this steps every 6 months depending on your freezer. If still there issue are not fixed, Go and Get a New American Fridge Freezer. …

Introducing the energy-saving Air Cooler PLUS- runs on only 62 watts; just 12 cents per day

For about the same cost of using a 60-watt light bulb, you can run the this Air Cooler on as little as 12 cents. The Air Cooler PLUS uses a robust fan to pull air through its patent-pending Cooling Chamber and the large frozen HD-Ice™ packs do all the work. And because it uses high-density gel ice packs, there’s no water needed to run it. No water – MORE energy savings.

Consider it as a supplement to your air conditioner to REDUCE those electric bills:

  • Runs for only 12 cents per day
  • Supplements cooling so you can reduce the use of your whole-house air conditioner
  • Focuses your cooling on where you and your family are
  • Works great as a supplement to window air conditioners
  • Turns off automatically to save more energy – you choose from a 1-, 2-, 4-, or 8-hour auto-off setting

Consider the energy-saving advantages over a standard water-based air cooler:

  • The patent-pending waterless air cooler does not increase the humidity in the room
  • Waterless means no water needed – that saves money and doesn’t waste the environment’s most precious resource
  • Waterless also means NOT heavy-with-water and that makes the Air Cooler PLUS the most portable air cooler on the market

You may even consider the Air Cooler PLUS instead of adding another window air conditioner. At only $149 after the $80 instant online discount, that’s far cheaper than the $500 or more you could spend on a single window unit. And when you compare the cost to run the Air Cooler PLUS against other similar home appliances (see chart below), the Air Cooler PLUS pays for itself in less than one heat-scorching summer! It even runs on less energy than an Xbox.
With the current economic crisis, many people are looking to provide supplemental cooling instead of having to crank up the air conditioning. Air conditioning costs far more to run. The supplemental cooling available with the Air Cooler PLUS allows you to place the unit anywhere you are. At under 25 lbs., it’s as easy to move around as a small office chair on rollers. You can use it anywhere you and your family are and it’s absolutely safe (UL Rated).

Ordering the Air Cooler PLUS is easy. Simply order online or call 800-258-7637 and mention authorization code ECAIR20. You can start saving money in as little as ONE week (shipping times vary)! And if you order online, we’ll give you a $80 discount – probably the same amount you’re paying each month to run your whole-house air conditioning! Consider it our way of contributing to your economic stimulus package!

It Takes A Village; Ten People Your Child Should Have In His Life

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Everyone knows that raising your children is the toughest, most important and most rewarding job you will ever take on. If there was ever a time when you needed your village, it’s now. After talking to other parents we came up with a list of ten people your child needs to have in their life. Remember surrogates can fit into these roles as well.

1. A patient mother to act as both councilor and coach.

2. An attentive and involved father to guide them.

3. A loving grandma, because no one loves you like grandma.

4. An Adventurous grandpa to teach them about having self confidence and trying new things.

5. A teacher they can trust, because teachers often spend more time during the week with our kids than we do.

6. A cool aunt, to help parents remember that they were young once too.

7. An awesome uncle, because sometimes it’s okay to get away with stuff mom and dad would never let you do.

8. A clergy person to help answer all of those important questions

9. A noisy neighbor to help look out for them.

10. A trusted adult other than mom and dad in those times when they just need another adult to talk to.…

Top Ten Books Every Preschooler Should Read

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In the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” young Calvin insists that every night his dad reads his favorite book, “Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooie.” Though Calvin wasn’t a preschooler, youngsters do prefer familiar, repetitive, and imaginative storytelling as their interest in reading develops. Indeed, many books intended for preschoolers have become cultural icons that we remember fondly well into adulthood.

Here are ten books for preschoolers that stand the test of time.

“Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle
“Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin, Jr.Check out this link here. and John Archambault, illustrated by Lois Ehlert
“Go, Dog. Go!” by P.D. Eastman
“Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
“Guess How Much I Love You” by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
“Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson
“Hop On Pop” by Dr. Seuss
“Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” by Virginia Lee Burton
“The Story of Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf, illustrated by Robert Lawson
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle

And if you can find a copy of “Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooie,” be sure to snap it up. It’s destined to become a classic.…

Sports; What Age Should Competition Begin?

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Competition is a vital part of life. It is something that we are slowly weaned into, starting at a very young age. Competition is not only found in sports, but also in school, work, and extracurricular activities. The question that many parents ask themselves is how they should know when their child is ready for that added pressure.

The desire to win is what drives sports at the competitive level, but the desire to play and have fun should never be lost. It may be difficult to find that balance, but that is a key part of keeping children interested in what they are doing. At a young age, children are focused on playing and keeping the spirit alive in the game.

That subtle, or not so subtle, shift into the competitive world can be a difficult one. The divides go between the attitudes on the field, but also spill over into playing time, coach’s attitudes, and the relationships between the players off the field.

Parents know their children best, and they are the ones that can make that informed decision on when their children are ready for that new step in the sporting world. When they play to win, they are ready to enter that new stage.…

HPV Vaccination; Why It’s Not Just For Girls

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Introduction

Human papillomavirus can cause cervical cancer. The vaccines that can protect you from the virus are bivalent vaccine and quadrivalent vaccine. Gardasil is a HPV vaccine that can help prevent genital warts and some cancers around the anus and vulva. Three shots of both vaccines should be given over a six-month period.

Who Should Receive the HPV Vaccination?

HPV vaccination is normally recommended for girls who are 11to 12 years old. Girls as young as nine years old may receive the vaccination too. HPV vaccinations are more commonly recommended for girls. Boys should also receive the vaccines. Boys who receive the HPV vaccine could be protected from oral, genital warts, anal and penile cancers.

The Importance of HPV Vaccination

Human papillomavirus can effect men and women. Most young people who are sexually active could get HPV without knowing. Certain types of HPV may not have noticeable symptoms and might go away on their own. Genital human papillomavirus is common and is passed from one person to another during sex. HPV vaccination could reduce cervical cancer deaths. Protection may be long-lasting after you receive the three shots. The HPV vaccinations will not protect against all cervical cancers. Talk with your child’s doctor for more information.…

Preparing Your Four Year Old For Kindergarten

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One of the hardest jobs for a Mom is letting your child start kindergarten. However, if you are prepared and relaxed, your child will feel more confident starting this journey. Be excited as you introduce the idea of kindergarten to your little one! Remember, this is one of life’s important transitions from dependence to independence.

The teacher will expect your child to be potty trained, so practice taking only scheduled bathroom breaks during the day. If you can teach your child to write their first name, recognize numbers up to 10, and recite the alphabet, they may be ahead of the class!

Role playing the school day will get your child prepared for sitting still, asking permission to speak or get up, opening their food and drink, and standing in line. It is helpful to get into a routine of bed time and waking up to get ready for school.

You can also get your child excited by letting them choose a fun backpack and a cool lunch bag. The school may provide a list of supplies to purchase, so have fun shopping for those along with the all-important new clothes and shoes. Make it a point to enjoy the time you have together before the school year begins. You will be surprised how time flies after the first day of kindergarten!…