Articles tagged “india”

Announcements

Skift India Summit 2024: Trends Driving the Travel Boom

The upcoming Skift India Summit is just around the corner, and I'm excited to explore trends in India's booming tourism.

Skift India Summit 2024: Trends Driving the Travel Boom

Online Travel

Cleartrip Is Winning More Travel Agents for Its Agency Business – India Report

Cleartrip's agency business is recording fast growth, a sign of its growing stake in the online travel sector in India.

Cleartrip Is Winning More Travel Agents for Its Agency Business – India Report
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Skift India Report

The Skift India Report is your go-to newsletter for all news related to travel, tourism, airlines, and hospitality in India.

Hotels

Marriott Plans 12 Hotel Openings in India in 2024, Shimla to Get a Ritz-Carlton in 2029

Marriott's hotel growth in India shows it is thinking strategically about India's growth, offering options for different budgets. The hotel chain is making sure it covers all the bases and includes everyone as it expands.

Marriott Plans 12 Hotel Openings in India in 2024, Shimla to Get a Ritz-Carlton in 2029

Hotels

Accor CEO Says a Rising Middle Class in India Will Bolster Hotel Sector

Accor's top boss said during a Thursday earnings call that the hotel group will benefit as the middle class expands in India and beyond in the next several years.

Accor CEO Says a Rising Middle Class in India Will Bolster Hotel Sector

Daily Lodging Report

India’s Hotel Sector to Hit Decade-High for Revenue

The Indian hotel industry is expecting to report a 7-9 percent revenue growth in FY2025 with occupancy likely to be at decade highs.

Hotels

Oyo Denies Reports of Withdrawing IPO, Source Says It’s ‘Exploring All Options’

The nearly three-year wait for an IPO launch just goes to show the immense challenges Oyo has faced in its plans to go public. Now, should the company manage to secure funds from investors beforehand, it will undoubtedly choose that path without any hesitation.

Oyo Denies Reports of Withdrawing IPO, Source Says It’s ‘Exploring All Options’

Hotels

Indian Hotels Expansion Plans: 2 New Brands Launching, 2 Hotels Opening Every Month

IHCL's strategic focus on Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities indicates a market expansion aligning with India's burgeoning middle class. While this helps meet evolving consumer demands it also ensures that the company grows beyond metropolitan areas.

Indian Hotels Expansion Plans: 2 New Brands Launching, 2 Hotels Opening Every Month

Hotels

What Park Hotels’ IPO Says About Its Expansion Plans: India Report

India's middle-class is reshaping the nation's travel landscape. This surge in disposable income also marks a transformative shift in consumer behavior and spells out promising prospects for the hospitality sector.

What Park Hotels’ IPO Says About Its Expansion Plans: India Report

Airlines

New Planes Every Week For a Decade: IndiGo CEO Eyes Global Growth

Already India’s largest airline, IndiGo is gearing up for even greater success. CEO Pieter Elbers tells Skift how he plans to do it.

New Planes Every Week For a Decade: IndiGo CEO Eyes Global Growth

Hotels

Ayodhya’s $10 Billion Revamp Sparks Ambitious Tourism Projections: India Report

Despite the surge in online travel searches, the ultimate success in reaching the 50 million tourist goal for Ayodhya hinges on translating the ambitious infrastructure plans into tangible reality.

Ayodhya’s $10 Billion Revamp Sparks Ambitious Tourism Projections: India Report