India saw a 10 percent rise in foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) in the first eight months this year, enabling Asia's third-largest economy to earn close to $15 billion in foreign exchange earnings (FEEs).
AccorHotels, today, marked the debut of its mid-market brand ibis Styles in the India market with the launch of ibis Styles Goa Calangute. The 197-room property is situated a few minutes away from the Calangute Beach, which is renowned for tourism activities.
French hotel group AccorHotels, which owns the brands Ibis, Mercure and Sofitel, will open 20 properties in India by the end of 2017 and will increasingly focus on an asset light strategy, a top executive of the group said.
Al Khoory Hotels announced the launch of its four-star hotel in the heart of New Dubai, which will be their third hotel under the brand umbrella.