FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2014-2015

The survey, representing 1,358 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

About Achin Khanna

Achin Khanna is the Managing Director of Consulting and Valuation at HVS South Asia. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Over the past ten plus years at HVS, Achin has directed a large number of assignments, performed economic feasibility analyses and large scale portfolio valuations, successfully conducted operator searches and management contract negotiations. He has extensive experience in conducting hotel valuations, both in India and internationally. Prior to joining HVS, Achin spent ten years in the United States working across various roles in hotel operations, revenue management, franchise relations and business development. Achin holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from Widener University, Chester, PA, and a MBA from the University of Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Contact Achin at akhanna@hvs.com

About Shunit C Roy

Shunit Roy joined HVS in 2015 as an Analyst in the Consulting and Valuation division. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Hospitality Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad (University of Huddersfield, UK). Prior to joining HVS, he gained experience in hotel operations and sales & marketing by working with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. For further information, please contact: sroy@hvs.com
Rishabh is a senior consultant with HVS' Cape Town office. He has worked in the Asia Pacific and Africa regions over the past four years and has conducted multiple valuations, feasibility studies, portfolio valuations, operator searches, market studies and due diligence reports in various developing markets. Prior to his tenure at HVS, Rishabh has worked in hotel operations with the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) before moving to a development role with his family's hotel business. He graduated from the Taj Management Training Program in 2008 and holds a BA (Hons) in Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management Aurangabad (University of Huddersfield, UK). Contact Rishabh at rthapar@hvs.com


  1. Shirish PatelJanuary 20, 2016

    Do you have a data of hotels in bhuvaneshwar and cuttack area?

    • Dear Shirish, Thank you for your comment. The data presented in the report is done so with a minimum sample size requirement for any city. Unfortunately we do not have an adequate sample set to present the data for Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack.

  2. Yes...I have a budget hotel

  3. Anirban SanyalFebruary 7, 2016

    I am looking for hotel occupancy data for India at aggregate level.

    • Dear Anirban, The All India Average Occupancy for this years sample set is 61.3% as mentioned in Table 1. on Page 6 of the report.

  4. payal mhatreMarch 31, 2016

    how marketing develop India tourism in hospitality industry in India

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