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Indian Hospitality Sector

The Eco Hotel Phenomenon and Donald Trump’s observations

The Eco Hotel Phenomenon and Donald Trump’s observations

What turns a run of the mill, resource hungry hotel into an Eco Hotel and why does it matter? Well, the clue lies partly in the question: an Eco Hotel isn’t resource hungry at all. Instead of gobbling away at all before it, an Eco Hotel sips and nibbles at its key resources: energy, water […]
Time matters with India’s Real Estate revitalisation

Time matters with India’s Real Estate revitalisation

KPMG reported last month that Indian Real Estate Sector has now entered a “revitalisation mode”, with aggregate growth projected to reach $ 650 Billion by 2025 and topping $850 Billion by 2028: the average yearly contribution of real estate to the Indian economy will more than double from its current 7% by 2025. And CBRE […]
Modular Construction: the answer to the shortage of skills in India

Modular Construction: the answer to the shortage of skills in India

Most Indians work in agriculture but next comes construction, and according to the latest Economic Survey the subcontinent’s real estate and construction sector is likely to create more than 15 Million jobs over the next five years, that’s three million every year. To put that in perspective less than 3 Million people are currently employed […]
A Crypto Kind of Year: Regulating India’s e-Retail Markets

A Crypto Kind of Year: Regulating India’s e-Retail Markets

Arun Jaitley is having a crypto kind of year. First he popped up with dramatic effect in this year’s Union Budget Debate, sending the price of Bitcoin spiralling worldwide, and the Finance Minister had barely sat down at this week’s meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council when the “B” word came up again. […]
An Ambition for Growth: The Roots of India’s Economic Miracle

An Ambition for Growth: The Roots of India’s Economic Miracle

Currently locked in a peculiar species of death roll with her backbenchers, Theresa May still (to her credit) seems intent on securing an orderly exit from the EU by 2020, but most economic commentators are forecasting a long term decline in UK GDP however “soft” the exit terms might be. Price Waterhouse for one are […]
Affordable Housing for India: A Perfect Storm of Opportunity

Affordable Housing for India: A Perfect Storm of Opportunity

Affordable Housing for India: A Perfect Storm of Opportunity Mumbai’s skyline has, of course, been transformed beyond recognition over recent years, but its glass pinnacles are well beyond the reach of all but its wealthiest residents. So you need to look closer to the earth to find the true driver behind the subcontinent’s resurgent real […]
Hospitality: The Explosive Growth of India’s Mid Market

Hospitality: The Explosive Growth of India’s Mid Market

Jawaharlal Nehru famously championed “hospitality with responsibility” and riding high as it is on the crest of an unprecedented surge in tourism, India is holding hard to the father of the nation’s message. Not least because public awareness of environmental imperatives has never been higher on the subcontinent, leading Prime Minister Modi’s Government to respond […]
The Phenomenon of Eco Hospitality

The Phenomenon of Eco Hospitality

This year’s Sustainable Travel Report has reinforced the continuing momentum of Eco Hospitality in India: 84% of business and recreational travellers now confirm a preference for sustainable destinations, and as the saying goes, “sustainability starts where you stay”. Two thirds of travellers are willing to spend 5% more on accommodation if it meets sustainable criteria, […]

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