Tourism is the most vibrant tertiary sector and has a strong hold on the economy in India. The sector contributes 6.23 percent to the GDP and 8.78 percent of the total employment in the country. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) named India along with China as one of the fastest growing tourism industries for the next 10 to 15 years.
Within the next five years, most major international hotel brands plan on massive expansion including: Starwood – developing 66 properties, Hyatt – Developing 60 properties, Accor – Developing 57 properties and IHG – Developing 47 properties.
The 3rd India Hotel Expansion Summit 2013 will feature the most prominent industry leaders and government officials from across the globe, providing informative and inspiring discussions pertaining to India’s current needs and their ambitious future. India welcomes the international community to join this forum to discover new strategies and technologies that can assist in building a state-of-the-art hospitality infrastructure to accommodate the domestic and international market.