EH STAFF – New Delhi
Hospitality major Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today said it will hire around 9,000 people in India as part of expansion, under which it plans to have 100 hotels under it in the country by the end of 2015.
“We plan to add around 9,000 employees by 2015 to our present strength of 21,000 and have 100 operating hotels by then,” Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group executive vice president (South Asia) K B Kachru said. Kachru, who will be elevated to the position of chairman of the hotel group in South Asia effective from July 1 this year, said that at present the hospitality chain has 63 operating hotels in India. “The employees will work for our multiple brands, spread across the country,” he added. He said the group will focus on metros, state capitals, religious centres and leisure destinations such as Goa and Shimla. Last month, the group had said it will open 13 new hotels in India by the end of 2013 in different segments.