UK-based Luxury Hotels Group, a collection of global hospitality properties, plans to add 200 hotels as members during the current fiscal as part of its expansion plans in the country. The group has 150 hotels ranging from three-star to five-star properties under its umbrella in India. “We plan to add 200 more hotels as our members across India during the current fiscal year,” Luxury Hotels group Managing Director Rahul Arora told PTI. These will be mainly smaller chains based out of India and independent hotels, he added.
“Cities that we are looking at are Chandigarh, Amritsar and Delhi/NCR in north, Pune, Bhopal, Aurangabad, Indore and Bhopal in west, Cochin and locations in Kerala in south and in east it will be Kolkata and north-eastern states,” Arora said. On the group’s strategy for the member hotels, he said: “Our focus is on the marketing, branding, strategy and revenue management.”