The Hilton Worldwide Group which is currently operating three luxury hotels in India namely – Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi and Hilton Chennai are now planning to add up seven more accommodation facilities to this list of existing hotels and the project is hoped to be completed by the end of 2011. Presently, the Hilton Group has a total of 19 hotels in India, all of which are under different developmental stages. While two of these hotels will be under the operation of Conrad brand, three will be operated by the Hilton Garden Inn brand, while four of them will be under the Hampton brand and the rest of the five hotels will be under the operation of Hilton and Double Tree brands.
The President of Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, Martin Rinck, was quoted as saying that he feels India has phenomenal growth potential and an enormous market despite there being several challenges and thus, dreams to introduce five of the ten Hilton Worldwide brands to the country. The President has also named the metros of Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and happening cities of Kochi, Jaipur, Goa, Pune, Hyderabad and Chandigarh as the places where the group is expected spread its wings. This sure exudes an aroma of luxury waves throughout the nation and luxury tourism in India will surely benefit and boost up international tourism in India.