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Amid 40% increase in domestic travel this summer, Goa becomes top choice among Indian travellers

KB Kachru, President, Hotel Association of India, said, “To beat the heat, residents of the Northern region seek refuge in the hills. Industry insiders estimate a 30 to 40% rise in summer travel compared to last year.” While Goa remains the top beach destination of choice, mountain destinations like Nainital, Rishikesh, Manali, Mussoorie, and Darjeeling are gaining traction for June trips, signalling a shift in traveller preferences towards serene mountain environments.

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KB Kachru is the new HAI President

Hotel Association of India has elected its new Executive Committee, and KB Kachru, Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, South Asia at Radisson Hotel Group is the new President of the prestigious association for a two-year term. Vice President is Rohit Khosla, Executive Vice President, IHCL; JK Mohanty, MD Swosti Group is the Hony. Secretary and Sanjay Sethi, MD & CEO, Chalet Hotels, is the new Hony. Treasurer for the association. Two new EC members include Shashank Bhagat, MD, Radisson Blu Marina Hotel and Sonali Chauhan, General Manager, IHCL.

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India’s best hotel to open in Srinagar in the next 3 months: KB Kachru at his book launch

KB Kachru, Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, South-Asia, Radisson Hotel Group and Vice President, Hotel Association of India, launched his book ‘ Humility and Agility: The Life of a Hotelier’, where he informed, “We will have the best Radisson hotel in the country opening in Srinagar in the next three months.” 

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India must leverage global opportunities & deliver highest ROI: KB Kachru

KB Kachru, Vice President, HAI and Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, South Asia Radisson Hotel Group, speaking at a recent interaction chaired by Minister of Tourism and Secretary, Tourism, said, “Given the local pull factor & ability of our domestic market combined with recent government policies, we can showcase our diversity to attract foreign investment.”

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Industry needs to appreciate & boost domestic tourism: KB Kachru

KB Kachru, Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) and Vice President, HAI, spoke at the 2nd International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism – Revival Strategies, and said that the industry needs to appreciate and boost the domestic tourism that has revived the sector after the pandemic. He also spoke about the need to be in touch with the market trends like staycation as it emerged with the onset of work from home.

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HAI state chapters to deal state governments separately: KB Kachru

KB Kachru, Vice President, Hotel Association of India, has shared that they have created state chapters so that they can deal both at central level and state level. “We realised that we needed to have a better voice and we needed to be significant enough to make a difference. Keeping that in mind, we felt that we needed to deal both at central level and state level. Hence, we decided that in order to expand, we need to get more quality products, respective to the segment, whether it’s luxury hotels, first-class hotels, mid-market hotels, or good economy hotels, and make them part of us, so that we have right numbers and then work towards getting our due from different states because all of them have different policies. Hence, we established state chapters in different states,” he said.

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9th edition of Hi AiM kick-starts in Delhi

The two-day conference and exposition, Hi AiM kickstarted in Delhi where the theme “Emerging Trends” will be explored. The conference is expected to bring key stakeholders, developers and designers of the industry together. K.B. Kachru, Chairman Emeritus and Principal Advisor- South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group said, “It’s a great privilege to be here amongst distinguished designers, owners and suppliers. It’s a great platform for people who work behind the scenes to get the hotel running and also it’s a valuable platform to discuss pertinent issues of the industry. With the theme of 2020 Hi AiM, “Emerging Trends”, the Indian hospitality industry want to be in sync with the current trends.”

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