Tourism is one of the most economically relevant industries in India. Tourism generated as much as 9.4% of the nation’s GDP in 2017 and shows the potential of incredible growth in the near future. This makes Travel and hospitality companies in India one of the most successful. So, if you are thinking of taking baby steps into the industry and have a healthy growing business then, collaborating with these 5 travel and hospitality firms is your best bet.
- Akbar Travels
This traveling company in started in 1978 in Kerala and has been blooming ever since. If went from dealing especially with gulf travel from India in the late ‘70s to being a well-diversified travel agency providing a variety of services now. The company has become so successful that it has as many as 50 IATA certified branches and 40 non-IATA approved branches all over the country. This makes Akbar travels the largest travel company in India in terms of the number of IATA approved branches, business turnover and staff strength.
- Marriott International
Marriott international was founded in 1927 by John Willard Marriott in Washington, D.C. Now, Marriott own over 4000 hotels all over the world and is one of the most well-known and reputed brands in the hospitality industry. In 2018, Marriott made its presence felt even more boldly in the country by inaugurating its 100th hotel in India, a true milestone for the brand. Marriott has established quite a few hospitality brands under its name such as St. Regis, Ritz- Carlton, and JW Marriott.
- Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
The Indian Hotels Company Limited is an international chain of hotels, resorts, palaces and safaris founded by Jamshetji Tata in 1903. It has established itself as Travel and hospitality leading companies in India over the years. The brand is headquartered at Express Towers, Nariman Point in Mumbai. The Taj palace overlooking the Arabian Sea in Mumbai has become one of the most sought after luxury hotels in India and is still continuing the legacy with flying colours. Vivanta by Taj, Taj Air, Taj International Hotels Limited, Taj Safaris Limited are just some of the subsidiaries of the reputed brand.
- The Lalit Hotels
Representing the very best in luxury hotels and resorts, the Lalit Hotels, was founded by successful hotelier and member of the parliament, LalitSuri in 1988 under the brand name of The Grand. The name of the brand was changed to The Lalit Hotels in 2008 as a tribute to the impeccable leadership of its late founder. The brand has established 12 luxury hotels in all the major cities in India and 2 mid-market segment hotels. The brand also endorses the noble cause of #purelove and aims to provide equal services to everybody regardless of their gender, sexual preference, religion and physical ability.
- Breakfree Journeys
Breakfree journeys is you one stop solution to travelling. Based out of Mumbai, it focuses on giving its customers an experience that will be etched on their minds forever while maintaining sustainability, integrity and inclusivity. They offer a range of services from itinerary planning and booking services to camping and road trips.