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Outsourcing’s surprise by-product: more luxury hotels in India

Until now, home-grown brands like Taj, Oberoi and Leela have dominated India’s luxury hotel market, but that’s about to change.

High-end international hoteliers including Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Park Hyatt Hotels, J.W. Marriott and Relais & Chateaux plan to significantly expand their presence in India in the next several years.

An increase of high-end travellers to the country is one incentive, but the main reason is India’s rising global importance to the business community, hotel executives and travel analysts say.

(Source: CNBC)

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