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Budget Hotels to provide clean and affordable accommodation to tourists

Posted : 24 March 2018 02:48:10 | By TWO Bureau | New Delhi

Budget Hotels to provide clean and affordable accommodation to tourists

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India classifies operational hotels under various Star/Heritage categories based upon the standard of facilities & services offered under a voluntary scheme. In order to augment supply of hotel accommodation for budget tourist, both domestic and foreign, the Ministry has a voluntary scheme for approval of Guest Houses and approval of Incredible India Bed & Breakfast/Homestay Establishments, wherein the basic idea is to provide a clean and affordable place for foreign and domestic tourists alike. Construction and operation of hotels is primarily a private sector activity.

 

The voluntary scheme of the Ministry of Tourism for approval at project stage hotels stipulate the hotels of 1, 2, 3 and 4 star categories and Heritage (Basic) category availing subsidy/tax benefits /other benefits from the Central/State Government would be subject to a lock – in period of 8 years during which they would not seek up-gradation to a higher category. These hotels continue to serve as budget category hotels.

 




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