Middle-class leisure tourism in India is taking off.
And Anil Patodia, managing director and CEO of Byke Hospitality, is after that market with nine properties across resort and religious destinations from Goa in the west to Jaipur in the north.
Hotel management chain Sarovar Hotels & Resorts plans to expand its presence in Africa and in tier-II and III towns in India this year. The company said it will hire around 2,000 people this year to keep pace with its expansion plans.
The company will open its fifth hotel in Africa, The Lazizi Premiere, in Nairobi by November. Sarovar operates over 75 hotels currently across 50 destinations in India and Africa and is focusing on its three- and four star brand Portico in its expa ..