Expansion of Hospitality Sector

• The tourism and hospitality sector is among the top 10 sectors in India to attract the highest foreign direct investment (FDI). In the period April 2000 – August 2014, this sector attracted around US$ 7,441 million of FDI, according to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

• A high and positive growth of 12.5 per cent was registered in foreign tourist visits (FTVs) to north-eastern states of India during 2012 from 2011, which further rose by more than 100 per cent to register a growth of 27.9 per cent during 2013 from 2012. Among these north-eastern states, Manipur recorded the highest FTVs followed by Arunachal Pradesh and then Tripura.

  • FTAs in India witnessed a growth of 12.9 per cent in the period July 2013 – July 2014, according to data received from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The FTAs during the period January–July 2014 stood at 4.11 million as compared to 3.87 million during the corresponding period of 2013, registering a growth of 4.4 per cent. USA contributed the highest number to foreign arrivals in India followed by Bangladesh and the UK.
  • Foreign exchange earnings (FEE) during January–July 2014 stood at US$ 11.055 billion as compared to US$ 10.85 billion during the same period last year. FEE during July, 2014 stood at Rs 10,336 crore (US$ 1.68 billion) compared to Rs 8,620 crore (US$ 1.41 billion) in July, 2013.

Expansion plans for global hotel major players in India

Brand Name Brand present in india Existing hotels Planned hotel


By New brands being launched in India

Hotels Group


Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts,

Crowne Plaza, Intercontinental

12 150 2020 Holiday Inn express
Wyndham Hotels Ramada, Days Inn, Dream 14 60-70 2017 Howard Johnson





Courtyard, Renaissance, JWMarriott, Marriott, Marriott Hotels& convention Centre, Marriott

resort & Spa, Marriott

18 80-100 2015 Fairfield, Ritz



Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hilton

Garden Inn, Double Tree by Hilton,

Hampton by Hilton

8 50-60 2016 Hilton’s full-service brands-Hilton

and Double Tree, as well as its

mid-market, focused-service

Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton.

The company also plans to

introduce its luxury Conrad and

Waldorf Astoria brands

Accor Group Ibis, Mercure and Novotel 13 90-100 2015 Formule 1, Sofitel and Pullman
Choice Hotels



Quality, Comfort, Clarion 27 100 Next 5-7


Sleep Inn, Cambria Suites, Econo


Best Western



Best Western, Best Western Plus 34 66 2017 Best Premier

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