Hospitality: gallery of quotes
Quotes from some bigwigs of hotel industryUpdated: May 01, 2008, 17:40 IST
Mandeep S. Lamba, Managing Director, Dawnay, Day Hotels India Pvt. Ltd.
"The hospitality industry is witnessing explosive growth as a result of the rapid growth in the Indian economy and the global interest in India as a destination. As per the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) data, India is currently the world's second fastest growing Business and Personal Travel Tourism economy and total demand is expected to grow at 9.2 per cent per annum over the next ten years making it the world's fastest growing tourism economy."
Rohit Gupta, Chairman, Tivoli Garden Hotel, Tivoli Group.
``Leading the room tally, New Delhi is looking to accommodate an estimated 22 hotels, serviced apartments and mixed-use developments, adding approximately 4,900 rooms in various categories over the next three to four years, to meet the demand for the impending Commonwealth Games in 2010. Close on its heels, Kolkata will add another 4,000 rooms to its existing supply by the year 2010. The Noida Authority Board has announced the construction of fourteen star hotels, out of which six hotels will be five-star followed by five four-star and another three will be three-star to be completed by 2009, to give a fillip to the tourism industry.''