“India, with a population over 1.2 billion people and a growing economy, is allowing the Indian hotel market to prosper as hotel brands continue to expand their portfolio within India”.
India’s hotel industry is showing an overall year-to-date growth in performance data and the supply pipeline, according to new figures from STR Global. Looking at the hotel pipeline, India’s hotel inventory is expected to increase by more than 61,000 rooms in the next three years with over 30,000 rooms currently under construction
As part of this expansion, Hotels are seeking to attract and develop high-quality talent in India to drive future growth. As a result, proactive hotel companies are investing in training curriculums and accelerated leadership programs.
As India’s hotel industry readies for unprecedented growth, it is about to face a manpower crisis the likes of which it has never seen before. Too few people are being trained for the industry; many of those who have received the training choose greener pastures and fierce fights break out regularly to keep or poach the few who remain. All this while a new hotel or restaurant is being added every week – all the more reason to redouble training efforts…