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India to face shortage of 100,000 hotel rooms

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Kochi, June 2 (UNI) India, a country which attract foreign tourists in large numbers, will face a shortage of 100,000 hotel rooms in the next three years, Union Tourism Secretary Christy L Fernandez said today.

Delivering the keynote address at a function organised by the Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry to launch 'Clean Green City Drive' here, Mr Fernandez said the hospitality sector was also facing a shortage of more than 300,000 trained personnel.

Calling for a more service-oriented mindset among the youth, Mr Fernandez said this was a must for the hospitality industry to do well.

The Centre was planning to launch a nation-wide hospitality manpower development programme to address the shortage of skilled manpower, he added.

UNI

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