Accor to invest euro 150 Mn in India

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 12:32 Hrs
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Mumbai: Accor Hospitality plans to set up 40 hotels in the country with an investment of euro 150 million in the next three years.

"We have an aggressive expansion plan in India and we will have at least 40 hotels in the next three years pan- India," Accor's Senior Vice President Development, Asia Pacific, Gaurav Bhushan told PTI.

The group plans to have hotels in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune and would also stress on mini metros, he said. The group which has one hotel at Hyderabad also has plans to set up two hotels in Mumbai by the end of 2008.

"There is a huge demand for quality hotels and also budget hotels in the country. We are planning to have about six hotels both luxury and budget by the end of December 2008," added Bhushan.

"We are coming up with a hotel in Bandra Kurla complex under the group's flagship category called Sofitel. It belongs to the range of luxury hotels and will have around 315 rooms," Bhushan said.

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